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RVA Family: This is my Busy Week

I’d describe myself as a productive person, but not a busy person. Except for this week. This is my Busy Week of the year. And I don’t know how regularly busy people manage.

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Family Finances: Opportunity cost (dun dun dun)

You remember opportunity cost from economics class. It’s the idea that the cost of your decision is the thing you didn’t choose. We know your kids’ value can’t be measure in dollars, but here’s an interesting way to look at their impact on your finances.

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5 Things for Families

It’s gonna be another cold one, but let’s show Old Man Winter that he can take his frigid, blustery days and stick ‘em where the sun doesn’t shine. (Which is here. It doesn’t shine here. But, alas, we press on…)

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Raising Richmond: Home alone

When is it time to let your child stay home or walk around the neighborhood unsupervised?

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The shaky world of employer maternity benefits…or lack thereof

It’s time to treat maternity leave less like a hot commodity reserved for the select few and more like the basic medical necessity it is.

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RVA Family: New series introduces kids to Asian countries

Wondering how to get your kids to be a little more aware of other cultures? Did you know it is Chinese New Year season? Welcome to the Fujimini Adventure Series, where your child will learn about many Asian things.

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5 Things for Families

Assuming you’ve managed to dig your way out of the snow, that is…

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Raising Richmond: Lawfully latched

Like most people who learned about the legislation that makes breastfeeding in public legal as long as the mother is lawfully allowed on the premises, my first reactions were “It wasn’t legal?” and “Someone bothered to make laws about nursing to begin with?” 

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My first father-daughter dance

Being a son of a mother, a father-daughter dance was not an event type to which I had previous exposure, so I prepared myself for an entirely new experience. What I discovered was an entirely familiar experience.

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5 Things for Families

You and this weekend sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G…

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