5 Things for Families

You’re going to spend Labor Day weekend scrambling to get the kids ready for school, so best soak up those last bits of summer while you can.


Raising Richmond: You have my permission to grow up

One of the challenges of parenting is getting used to the idea that those teeny babies have the nerve to grow up.


Daddy, why do you sometimes eat at McDonalds?

I’m a compulsive eater of fast food. I know it is horrible for me and makes me feel physically ill and mental shame, but sometimes I need to eat it.


5 Things for Families

Dancing, a movie, moon bounces, crafts, and girls playing rock ‘n’ roll. Who could ask for more? Jerks, that’s who.


Raising Richmond: City schools, county schools

We’re sticking with Richmond Public Schools because we want to support our city. And also because the school is right by our house and daughter already likes that playground. It would be weird if we didn’t send her there.


Touch a Truck tickets now on sale

It’s not until October, but the Junior League of Richmond’s annual Touch a Truck just might be the hottest ticket in town–for the toddler set, anyway. Get on this, parents!


No ferrets allowed

Compromising is vital in most relationships, but sometimes you just can’t do it. For example: you can’t have and not have ferrets. So…what do you put your foot down about?


5 Things for Families

The countdown to school has begun, so best cram in some family fun before things really get busy.


Raising Richmond: On the town!

Doing new things about town with the main mom and daughter in my life.


Comic books for children? Don’t be ridiculous.

Suggestions for fostering a love of sequential art in your offspring.