Celebrating Sweet September Sixteen

Kim, her daughter Kali, and husband Mark.

When it comes to Real Richmond Parents, no one is more real than Kim Newlen! Kim is the founder of Sweet Monday, a motivational speaker, and an author. She’s also a wife and mother and very busy Richmond parent! LookBetterThanYouFeel You may know Kim from a previous article related to her LookBetterThanYouFeel garment for women […]

2013 Richmond Summer Fun – A Complete List of What to Do With Your Kids This Summer in RVA


Nowhere else will you find a more detailed and unique listing of family-friendly summer activities!  Some are good ol’ Richmond stand-bys that are not to be missed, and many others are brand new and offer chances for you and your kids to have some new experiences this summer.  You may actually get those kids to […]

Events this Week: February 18 – 24, 2013


Have an event to add to our calendar? Email us at kate@richmondmom.com! Don’t miss our mega-listing of Richmond Summer Camp 2013 options for kids of all ages. ALWAYS check dates, times and locations of events as they may change after posting here. Don’t forget to check your Richmondmom.com Savvy Saver card for great savings at many local events […]

Spirited Art Spring Break Camps and Combo Camps: Register Now


February is a crazy month with warm days, ice, warm days, snow, warm days, and mixed snow/rain! But don’t let that fool you – Spring Break is just around the corner. Spirited Art has some fantastic new classes for kids to enjoy during Spring Break took. Check out these options: March 13: 10am-12noon Pop Art […]

Real Richmond Review: The Holiday Arts Mash Up

Emma and Connor with some of their art projects.

Do you remember the fantastic Holiday Arts Mash Up for kids during the holidays? It was a threesome of art, food, and fun for the kids: The first stop  was at Sweet Spot Candy where kids decorated a gingerbread house. Then they headed over to All Fired Up to paint a ceramic snowman. They finished at Spirited Art Richmond to paint […]

The Mo Spot: Searching for Men

Source: artofmanliness.com

Fun for moms – and dads! Sweet Spot is raising money for men’s health through their “no shave campaign” appropriately named “Movember”. This is the easiest charity event ever for men to join. There is no running, jumping, or climbing.  Men can just sit back, relax, and let their mustaches grow. During the month of […]

VOTE HERE: Richmond’s Real Cute Kids Contest 2012

Our 2011 Real Cute Kids Grand Prize Winner, Joshua R. Isn't he adorbs?

Click the age category below to Vote for  entrants in the 2012 Richmond Real Cute Kids Contest through 10pm on 8/30/12: —-0-2 Years Old —-3 to 5 Years Old —-6 to 8 Years Old —–9 to 11 Years Old All winners will be announced here on the site no later than 8/31/12! Many thanks to […]

Vote Here for Ages 0-2 Real Cute Kids Contest 2012

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond

  Thanks to our great sponsors for 2012 – Real Life Studios , Stony Point Surgery Center, and Primrose Schools. Vote Now until 10pm on 8/30/12 for one of these 0-2 Year Old Entrants by clicking on this link or any link below:         Click Here to Vote!         Click Here to […]

Real Cute Kids Contest 2012 Voting Begins 8/20/12

Stony Point Surgery Center

It’s time for the Richmondmom.com biggest contest of the year – our Real Cute Kids contest. Thanks to our great sponsors for 2012 – Real Life Studios , Stony Point Surgery Center, and Primrose Schools. We’re proud to partner with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR) and are making a donation for each […]

Vote Here Ages 9-11 Richmond’s Real Cute Kids Contest 2012

Matthew H.

  Thanks to our great sponsors for 2012 – Real Life Studios , Stony Point Surgery Center, and Primrose Schools. Vote Now for one of these 9-11 Year Old Entrants by clicking here or ANY link below to go to the voting page (all links go to the same voting page):         Vote Here! […]