City pools open today except Battery Park

Get the swim trucks out of the closet and find the sunscreen, it’s pool time.

Pocahontas state park

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at Pocahontas State Park

National Get Outdoors Day is Saturday, June 11th, and the folks at Pocahontas State Park really hope you’ll spend it with them!


5 Things for Families: The final 5 things

Awww, you guys! I’m going to miss bossing you and your families around every week!


The moment I wake up

There are so many ways of choosing how to present oneself as a woman, and explaining that to your daughter is…complicated.


New Varina Area Library now open (and awesome)

Henrico County adds another jewel to its magnificent library crown with the opening of the new Varina Area Branch.

Varuna area library

5 Things for Families: new library, fishing, Sloth, strawbz, and live music

“June is busting out all up in here, up in here.” – Rodgers, Hammerstein, and DMX


Navigating the weird, wonderful, but mostly weird world of grandparenting

They used to be rational human beings, but now they won’t stop buying plastic, noisy stuff and feeding your kids sugar. Kelly Gerow has some advice for all parties.

Burruss hall

CMoR’s college tuition raffle kicks off on Sunday

Tickets for the Children’s Museum of Richmond’s 4th Annual Tuition Raffle go on sale on May 29th!


5 Things for Families: Wellness, bricks, berries, plays, and music

Memorial Day Weekend! Unofficial start of summer! WE DID IT!

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When you’re not the favorite parent

It happens, it’s temporary, and boy does it ever suck.