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5 Things for Families: Pageantry, art, weird food, puppets, and a misunderstood villain

Friday is Christmas! It’s practically here! WHAT ARE YOU GONNA DO?

Banking on books: How you can help close the literacy gap

In middle-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books per child is 13 to one; in low-income neighborhoods the ratio is one book for every 300 children. The Central Virginia Children’s Book Bank is trying to change that in our area—but they can’t do it without help.

Doing it wrong: The way to set another parent straight, if you must

Parents can be judgy as hell, and we should all strive not to be That Judgy Parent…but what about when it’s something serious? Hayley DeRoche has devised a template for that very scenario!

Photos: Twin Hickory Park splashes into the Far West End Saturday

At just under 50 acres, Glen Allen’s newest park features a ‘spray ground’ water park, trails and soccer fields.

Home schooling on the rise in Virginia

The number of home-schoolers in Virginia has increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, to more than 32,000 children. If they were a school district, it would be the ninth-largest in the state–with almost as many students as the Norfolk Public Schools

RVAFamily: Our newest addition!

It’s a…

whole new section of the website devoted to Richmond families!!!