Archives: raising richmond

RR--2014.05.13

Raising Richmond: Seeds plus dirt plus water

Share my wisdom with your children and grandchildren, little one.

RR--2014.05.06

Raising Richmond: The joys of motherhood

In honor of Mother’s Day, I want to honor the mom who means the most to me right now. This mother’s name is…Me. I mean, Kelly. That’s my name.

RR--2014.04.29

Raising Richmond: Grocery stories

A change in weekly grocery stores doesn’t sound like a big deal, but I’ve somehow made grocery shopping the center of my life.

RR-2014.04.22

Raising Richmond: Five trips in a car

“…all road trips should start with a breakfast sandwich.”

RR--2014.04.15

Raising Richmond: Dinosaurs and drive time

When I heard that the National Museum of Natural History is closing the fossil hall for renovations for five years starting April 27th, I knew we had to take our daughter for a visit.

RR--2014.04.08

Raising Richmond: Hanging on while dining out

Even though my child’s behavior has changed through the years, one constant with me is a fear that people are expecting us to ruin their dining experience when they see a child in tow. I need to let go of this fear.

RR--2014.04.01

Raising Richmond: For the Byrds

A sweet (and funny) tribute to the Byrd Theatre from an almost-30-year customer.

RR-2014.03.25

Raising Richmond: Learn now, splash later

It might not be pool weather quite yet, but it’s never too early to get your kids ready for the water. Check out this handy-dandy list of places in and around Richmond offering swimming lessons indoors…you know, where it isn’t freezing and or sleeting/snowing/raining ice.

RR-2014.03.18

Raising Richmond: Away I went

“I think I’m staying in the cabin from The Evil Dead,” I texted my husband. “Just don’t open any books you didn’t bring,” was his good advice.

RR-2014.03.11

Raising Richmond: Old man Shooter

We have this old, smelly, grumpy dog named Shooter who drives me crazy. But I dread the day when we’ll have to say goodbye to him.

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