Dogs on Call Making Earth Day Deliveries

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There is no question that a little quality time with a furry friend can turn a bad day into a good one.  For a sick child in the hospital, a visit from a dog can be just what the doctor ordered to help reduce pain and anxiety. The Dogs On Call program has 48 volunteer therapy […]

The Food Truck Rodeo is Back!

Boka Tako will have several trucks at the event

Spring weather is food truck weather. The Central Virginia Food Truck Rodeo is back! Over 45 food trucks will roll up to Chesterfield Town Center on Sunday April 26. If you’re dying to get a taste of something new or you have a hard time pleasing a picky family, the Food Truck Rodeo is a one […]

Richmond This Week: April 6 – 12, 2015

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A happy spring break to a lot of Richmond families this week! RVA is spring break ready with a lot of great events happening for kids and families this week. Don’t forget to come and play with us at Mommy & Me (and Daddy Too)! on Wednesday morning outside on the Willow Lawn Plaza. Toddlers and […]

Richmond This Week: March 30 – April 5, 2015

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Looking for things to do with the kids in Richmond VA this week? Here’s the weekly round up of great events, activities and more.  We update our website with the weekly round up every Sunday night so keep your eye on Richmondmom so you don’t miss a thing. April is here and so is Wine […]

2015 Easter Events in Richmond, VA

Basket of organic eggs in a rural farmers market

Looking for fun Easter events for the whole family? We’ve rounded up a bunch of great things to do Easter weekend in Richmond, VA. Easter Egg Hunts & Events Easter Jump and Egg Hunt April 3, 2015 3:00 – 5:00 pm Pump it up Hanover Monkey Joe’s  Egg Hunt April 3, 2015 5:30-8:30 Midlothian Turnpike Dominion […]

Family Friendly April 2015 Festivals


  Don’t be scared of a few April showers. There are lots of ways to spend some sunny days outside this month! Dominion Family Easter at Maymont Saturday, April 4, 2015 10am-3pm Maymont Carriage House Lawn Enjoy one of Richmond’s favorite Easter traditions with egg hunts, crafts, games, live entertainment including Power UP!, School of […]

Richmond This Week: March 23 – 29, 2015

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  March is flying by! There are lots of great things to choose from for kids and families to do in Richmond, VA this week but you’re definitely not going to want to miss the The Summer Adventure Expo is coming up this weekend.  The Expo is free and going to be packed with a lot of […]

Top 5 Places to Play in the Trees of Richmond

My boys playing in the Leaves at the University of Richmond

I treasure my memories of playing in the Autumn leaves as a child. Stomping on big, dry, crunchy leaves and the leaves scattering through the air as kids piled on the leaf pile. My kids like jumping in leaves too. Throwing armfuls of leaves in the air and climbing trees also provide fun entertainment and […]

Feeling Happy? That’s ‘Cause You’re in RVA

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Obviously we’re the best place to celebrate the 4th of July… but as it turns out we’re also the happiest major city around! (Maybe it’s because there is so much fun stuff to do) The U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research just released a study called “Unhappy Cities” based on a large survey (in 2010) […]

How To Sell Your House in Three Days

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Have you noticed all of those little signs popping up around town? The ones that say “For Sale” and hang temptingly in the yards of freshly renewed houses? The Spring Real Estate Market is in full swing in Richmond. Due to an upcoming move (which I am NOT happy about by the way, because Richmond […]