Archives: raising richmond


Hey, baby. What are you thinking?

They say before your baby talks, she understand tons of your words already. WELL, GOOD FOR HER.


A week without: Life at home while the kid’s at camp

Sam Davies’s daughter braved the unfamiliar territory of sleepaway camp, while the rest of his family had a weird week without her.


Raising Richmond: The Sound and the Furry

Is there room in your heart for a new baby and an old dog? Hayley DeRoche was doubtful.


Raising Richmond: Intentional boredom

Letting yourself just be bored is a luxury we should—and often do not—take advantage of. Once we tune into our boredom, says Sam Davies, we start to appreciate smaller, more important things.


Raising Richmond: A one-year parent’s advice for newbies

Everyone’s first year is different, but nobody’s turns out exactly like they expected. Hayley DeRoche is now a sage one-year graduate and can wisely offer advice for those about to take the plunge.


Raising Richmond: More mindful parenting with the Apple Watch

Welp, Sam Davies just wrote the thing that’s going to convince the Apple-thetic spouses that the pro-Apple spouses should, indeed, get an Apple Watch for a holiday gift. Sorry, the former. And you’re welcome, the latter!


Raising Richmond: Secret Eating

Sam Davies comes face to face with the stuff with which he stuffs his face but not his children’s faces.


Raising Richmond: Tiny weekends and tiny budgets

Weekends used to be about living it up and sleeping late. As a parent of a young child, you might find you’re in a totally different rut–the same parks, the same kid places. Hayley’s budget suggestions save you money and revitalize your weekend.


Raising Richmond: My dad, the hypocrite

Sorry, kids, you’re not allowed to do many of the things we do, all the time. It’s maybe because we care about you more than ourselves, so at least we’ve got that going for us.


Raising Richmond: The tomboy trap

Is it equally as sexist to assume that wearing pink ISN’T cool? Why is dressing our children so philosophically complicated!?

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