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Make a Date with the Richmond Beer Trail

Make a Date with the Richmond Beer Trail

My husband wears a t-shirt that reads, “Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy.” If that’s true, Richmond is a blessed city. Richmond was the first city to sell canned beer back in 1935. Today, there are over 20 craft breweries in the RVA and surrounding counties, and even Governor […]

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Keep Education Alive This Summer

Keep Education Alive This Summer

What is summer brain drain? It’s when time off school leads to children losing knowledge and skills they spent the previous school year gaining. While we all need respite and relaxation, it is important for kids to have meaningful learning opportunities during the 10-week summer break. These opportunities do not need to be forced or […]

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Autism Awareness, Acceptance, and Action

Our family doesn’t need a month to be aware of autism. We live autism 24/7/365 because all three of my sons are autistic. When I let people know that (because sometimes I need to explain their behavior), I usually get the same responses: “Wow.” (Tell me about it.) “But they’re high functioning, right?” (Nope.) “I don’t […]

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Women's History Month

She Believed She Could, So She Did

I grew up with two sisters, no brothers, and tons of Barbies. My heroes were Jem and She-Ra. My mother and grandmothers are best described as fierce, loyal, and extremely patient, and they are my daily inspirations.  In the pictures above, that’s me throwing a fit and my mother, grandmother, and one of my sisters above. During […]

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