Archives: children

FeedMore helps provide over 415,000 meals to students during summer

The number of children in need of food during the summer is WAY too high. Here’s how you can help.

30th Annual Dance Recital at CenterStage

Thirtieth Annual City Dance Recital

Enjoy ballet, tap, and jazz performances at the 30th Annual City Dance Recital is on Saturday, June 28 at the Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage.

The pros and cons of literate children

The summer before the start of kindergarten a switch flipped in the brain of my then five-year-old. She went from “reading” memorized board books to reading actual books to herself in what seemed like an instant. While most of the effects of this were great, some were… unexpected.

Room to Grow

When three (unexpectedly) became four.

Raising Richmond: One and done…? Maybe?

“I wish we had more kids at our house,” my son muttered. “Yeah,” I sighed. “I sometimes wish for that too, baby.”

Program seeks to boost reading in Richmond schools

After Dallas Public Schools initiated a successful program getting about 93,000 students to read about 1 million books, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced a partnership with Richmond Public Schools to encourage second-graders to read.

Celebrate Mother Earth this Saturday at the Earth Day Festival

It’s a party for Mother Earth this Saturday during the Richmond Earth Day Festival!

Senate votes to ban smoking in cars with kids

The Senate today passed a bill that prohibits smoking in a vehicle when a child under 15 is present.

Raising Richmond: Ready to grow. Ready to know.

Partnership for Families Northside works to get Richmond’s littlest residents ready for kindergarten…and helps strengthen families in the process.

Life in the morgue as a medical examiner

About 1,000 autopsies are performed each year in RVA. I went inside the morgue and talked with a medical examiner that performs many of them.