The beauty of the digital age is you can be whatever you choose to be. The resources and connectivity make for endless possibilities. Your dream of that thing you wanted to create, the startup you wanted to begin, the book you wanted to write, etc… are but a Google search away. It’s a wonderful time to […]
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LEGO® lovers rejoice! The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain.
The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience provides a venue for LEGO® lovers (of all sizes) to roll up their sleeves and dive into over A MILLION LEGO® bricks!
The Glow Gallery: A dark, mysterious world of intricate and elaborate LEGO® creations you’ll see in a new light!
Brick Fest Speedway: Build and race your custom built LEGO® derby car down one of our 35-foot long tracks!
Collaborative Building Activities: Contribute to Guinness World-Record Sized mystery floor mosaic.
Inspiration Stations: Add to mind-blowing, life-sized LEGO® builds and make them your own with more LEGO® than you’ve ever seen.
Video Game Arena: Have a favorite LEGO® video game? Come challenge your family or make new friends in the Brick Fest Gaming Arena playing your favorite LEGO® title head-to-head.
Mini Golf: A miniature golf course built to inspire! Take your game to the next level on the Brick-Links.
Mosaics: Using a colorful variety of 1×1 LEGO® bricks, create your own mosaic tile and be part of the show!
Brick Fest Live! LEGO® Fan Experience will be right around the corner at the Greater Richmond Convention Center THIS weekend, October 7th & 8th, from 10AM to 6PM.
Get tickets at: BrickFestLive.com
Here’s the thing: Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday. But let me tell you, Halloween is a very close second. You can just ask my husband about all the bins with decorations in the basement. I just think those two holidays are the most fun to decorate for! And hello! You get to create […]
As an early childhood educator and preschool director for the last 10+ years, you can imagine I’ve seen it all. I’ve seen kids of all types with all kinds of unique needs, personalities, learning styles, and coping techniques. I’ve coached teachers through all types of situations. And with my director hat and tool bag […]
Cleaning with kids isn’t a challenge. It’s mission impossible! There’s a knot in my stomach that won’t go away. It appears every time I look around when I see the home in disarray. Toys everywhere, packets of eaten cookies/candy on the floor, and, God forbid, candy stuck to the wooden floor. I have never been […]
Join me with your family in a free, fun, and interactive class at Maymont Park! Your kids will learn and develop skills while having FUN, playing outside! Tinkergarten’s skill-based curriculum is designed to help kids become well-balanced people who can problem-solve, lead, and create. It’s engaging, memorable, play-based learning, all outdoors.
For more information and to sign up go to https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/bernadette.mcgee
“Respect your elders.” That is a core moral value heard most often when we were little. But what does it mean to a child? To me, it meant listening quietly and obeying when needed. In today’s world where respect is conditionally earned, respect foremost is treating people equally: knowing when to agree to disagree, accepting […]
Having kids is one of life’s greatest miracles and blessings. It brings with it a whole new lifestyle and responsibilities that often take over most of our days and even nights. This can leave our fur babies feeling less than important and could lead to torn up shoes, couches, unexpected and unwanted surprises left indoors, […]
I married a punk. Matt Seymour is my husband and Ruby’s dad. He’s been playing music around Richmond for almost two decades. Anyone who knows him knows that he loves making music, going to shows, supporting his friends, drinking beer, and riding his bike. It turns out he also loves being a dad. His life […]
Co-parenting is not an easy task. My daughter was already over a year and a half old when my husband and I were married. I had been a single parent for the entire time leading up to that, which meant that I was able to make all of the decisions about parenting by myself. While […]