Celebrating Mother’s Day Around Richmond


Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, 2013 and there are plenty of ways to treat mom or grandmom to a special day around Richmond. We’ve compiled a list of some of them – let us know of others by leaving a comment or emailing christa@richmondmom.com. Unique Gift Ideas and Freebies for Mom Virginia Repertory Theatre - Another [...]

Make a Cardboard Jewelry Box

My mother

Mother’s Day is such a special day. As a child, I always loved Mother’s Day. My two brothers, two sisters, and I would make some very special gifts for our mother. Our father never took us shopping to buy Mother’s Day gifts when we were young. Growing up in a small town on a big [...]

My First Mother’s Day: It Was Only Up From Here


Blogger at Late Enough My first mother’s day was a lot of pressure on Scott. Pressure that went right to his brain and addled it. The morning of Mother’s Day in May 2007, I woke up to nothing. Actually, I woke up to Scott rushing out of the house with baby E to get me [...]

In Loving Memory of My Mom

My Mom

My Mom… Ignored the housework, Had routine laundry mishaps, Loved Impressionist paintings, Designed her own clothes, Grew organic vegetables long before anyone cared about “organic”, Played the accordion to lull the dog to sleep, Was a nervous driver, Struggled with basic math, Had me call her by her first name instead of “Mom”, Once walked [...]

Tell mom you love her with a meal

Ukrop's Homestyle Foods blog Richmondmom.com

We’re back at Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods with what we think was a perfect Mother’s Day.

I Made It Through Mother’s Day Without My Girls!

My beautiful girls, Dana (left) and Amanda (right).

Mother’s Day 2011. A day to remember. Sunday, May 8, 2011 was a beautiful spring day as the sun rose and a light cool breeze wafted over the fields, neighborhoods, parks, and churchyards. Families enjoyed picnics, walks in the park, visits with the animals at Maymont Park, brunches and lunches in local restaurants, and just [...]