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The Really BIG Show - New Location

4 Reasons Not to Miss Art 180’s “The Really BIG Show” Wed., 5/24 (Location Change Due to Weather)

We are thrilled to support ART 180 as they announce their BIGGEST event of the year… Join Us for The Really BIG Show! “A fun, free art festival for all! Come celebrate the spectacular creative talent of young people from the Richmond community. Art exhibits, food trucks, and more are in store!” Wednesday, May 24, […]

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Visiting the Metro Richmond Zoo

During my parents’ recent visit in March, we decided to take advantage of a cool, sunny Saturday and take our toddler to the zoo for the first time. The Metro Richmond Zoo is in Moseley, VA about 25 miles southwest of downtown Richmond. We arrived shortly after opening so that we could take in as […]

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Celebrate Chinese New Year!

My closest friend in our old town adopted her two children from China, and because the kids were the same ages as my older two, we spent many days together. Every winter, for instance, we used to gather at their house to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Since the Chinese New Year is about eating a […]

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History Can Teach Us Empathy

If everyone had a strong sense of empathy—the ability to share and understand another’s feeling and experiences—the world would be a pretty perfect place. Perhaps we could have avoided slavery, the Holocaust, 9/11, and countless other atrocities and tragedies if we all thought more about one another’s experiences and feelings.  In her recently published parenting book, Unselfie: Why […]

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