Archives: raising richmond


Raising Richmond: How about that second kid?

I want what lots of parents want: to plan two kids and to have a third one by accident. That’s the middle-class dream! Then again, I might not have another child. Why are you asking? What’s it to you? Stop thinking about me trying to have another kid. It’s freaking me out.


Raising Richmond: A matter of records

Building a record collection for a child isn’t as important as starting a college fund or setting examples of good behavior, but–OK, just kidding. It’s as important.


Raising Richmond: Take it outside

Find summer fun in your own backyard. Literally.


Raising Richmond: Building the archives

When it comes to preserving memories, what’s a good idea, and what is too much information?


Raising Richmond: Carrying the Banner

Why I brought the newspaper back home.


Raising Richmond: Bring out your dad

Not all dads should be treated as second-class parents. I know at least three of them!


Raising Richmond: Speaking the language of family

You know, sometimes “poop” can be a good thing.


Raising Richmond: H.A.G.S.

Making the most of those lazy-hazy-crazy days of summer…


Raising Richmond: Mom jean blues

First it’s swim dresses and tankinis, next it’s cropped pants, short hair, novelty license plates that say KATYSMOM, stick figure family stickers, regular Ann Taylor and not Ann Taylor Loft. People will just be able to guess that I have a child who runs my life.


Raising Richmond: Seeds plus dirt plus water

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

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