Archives: raising richmond


Raising Richmond: My dad ate my homework

Sam Davies didn’t care that much about homework, so how is he supposed to feel when his daughter doesn’t care?


Raising Richmond: So jealous

Why is it so hard to just be content with everything we have—particularly things we have worked so hard to get? This can be double-true with families and their lifestyles, and it’s something many of us have to put in a lot of effort to counteract.


Raising Richmond: Consider it raised

With Baby: The Sequel coming soon, the best way to get ready has not been to get the house set up or read books, but to learn from the one kid we already have.


Raising Richmond: Day trip!

Still have some winter blues to shake out and can’t wait for summer vacations? Pregame a longer trip with a day-long adventure. Here are a few suggestions (out of hundreds) close to home.


Raising Richmond: Pregnant pause

I’m having a classic second pregnancy: less anxiety, less documentation, living in a hospital. You know, the normal stuff.


Raising Richmond: Earth Day at home

Earth Day is either every day or only next week–depending on what your priorities are–so take a break from buying all your Earth Day candy and decorations to learn about two ways my family has made eco-friendly changes to help offset having children.


Raising Richmond: Falling deep and deeper in like

The love we have for our kids is beautiful. But liking your kid is fan-freaking-tastic.


Raising Richmond: Seeing other cities

I’m proud to call Richmond home, but occasionally I like to spend time in other cities. After my fourth visit to Pittsburgh, I think you and yours might like to spend time there, too.


Raising Richmond: The Good-Enough List

There’s a lot of “Best of Richmond” lists out there, and reading them makes some young, busy parents like Kelly feel a little shut off from the city she loves, so she decided to make her own list.


Raising Richmond: Your child this week

When your child grows older, you lose sight of small yet significant milestones. As infants they do something new every week, but a preschooler has a first day of school, loses some teeth, and then eventually is 15 and asking to drive. Here are some recent developments that I eventually noticed.

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