September RichmondMom with a Mission: Andrea Valencia-Bailey


Chances are, you know one. Maybe you are one…a Richmond Mom with a mission. Each month, we are introducing you to a new maternal mover and shaker—an inspiring, make-a-difference mom right here in our own community. A little over a year ago, my tween daughter and I happened upon a human trafficking awareness poster. Paraphrased somewhat, the statement […]

Women’s Night Out with Susan Cross

Women’s Night Out with Susan Cross  The FabYOUlist!  Thursday, April 10 at 7PM  $15M/$18NM  Co-sponsored by JCFR Tickets “An enlightening, laugh-out-loud read!” This year Women’s Night Out will be a fun-filled party with giveaways and great information. Self-care is important to everyone’s well-being yet somehow women, wives, mothers, and caregivers often put their needs last. Now, […]

Cinderella Dreams

Girls in need may shop for a prom dress and accessories for free, repeats March 16 and 18, call 804-379-9292 for hours. For additional information contact the Midlothian Junior Women’s Club. Visit the website for more information. 

Infertility: Causes and When to See Your OB-GYN


While there is only one week a year dedicated to infertility awareness, for those who are struggling to get pregnant, it can be a daily battle. Infertility is a medical condition that affects more than six million people in the United States. While it is not always talked about, about 10 percent of couples experience […]

Weekly Health Tips from Virginia Women’s Center

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Because all women – including Richmond moms, grandmoms and single women – are always busy taking care of others, it can be hard to find time to take better care of ourselves. Work, kids, school, community events, fundraisers, caregiving and everything else are often prioritized before taking care of our own health. is so […]

Korbella Introduces Collection of Fine Jewelry Featuring Genuine Pieces of the Eiffel Tower


  Limited-­‐Production Eiffel Tower Forever Collection Available for Purchase Exclusively at Korbella(TM), a maker of fine fashion jewelry, has introduced its flagship limited-­‐production Eiffel Tower Forever collection. The collection celebrates the romance of Paris and its most famous icon. The designs reflect the classic architectural structure of the Eiffel Tower, and the centerpieces of […]

Kindness IS Contagious

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Ever have a day so fabulous that you have to share it with every human that you know and then some you don’t? Well, I had one of those days and my hope is that you will be inspired to have the exact same kinda day too. So my friend and the star of the […]

Men Teaching Classes for Women at The Adult Learning Center


At the risk of offending some of the women in our group, the following is being posted for comment. After my husband ‘affectionately’ shared it with me, the only thing I could do was laugh until I cried! But no worries – I’m creating a seminar for men that will be taught by a woman […]

Prenatal Vitamins: Essentials for Moms-to-be and Their Babies


While a healthy diet is always the best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need, prenatal vitamins are recommended if you are planning pregnancy or if you are currently pregnant. Your health care provider might also recommend that you continue taking prenatal vitamins after your baby has been born, especially if you are […]

Richmond YWCA Joins Global Campaign: One Billion Rising to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls


YWCA of Richmond Joins The Rising February 14, 2013 to be V-Day’s Largest Day of Action Ever On February 14, 2013, the YWCA of Richmond will join with activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women […]