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Festivus aka Motherhood - Richmond Moms Blog

Festivus aka Motherhood

Frank Constanza can declare “Festivus for the rest of us!” all he wants, but as moms of toddlers, we’re already there. The Airing of Grievances  While grown-ups may need a made-up holiday to have the courage to share their grievances, a toddler needs no special occasion. Temperature too cold? Aired. Outfit too purple? Aired. Stars […]

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Thanksgiving Restaurant Guide

Restaurants Open in Richmond on Thanksgiving Day

Restaurants Open in Richmond on Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving Day is here! We are giving thanks for all of the many ways that we celebrate Thanksgiving.  For some of us that means gathering around a table at restaurant here in Richmond. Maybe it’s a planned event or maybe your oven stopped working right after you finished […]

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2018 Holiday Guide

Ultimate Holiday Guide to Events in and Around Richmond 2018

  Its here! The Ultimate Holiday Guide for Events in and around Richmond this holiday season. This year’s guide is full of events for the whole family.    To make it as easy as possible for you to find exactly what you’re looking for this holiday season, we’ve organized the events by category. If we’re […]

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OCC Shoeboxes

We Aren’t Packing Shoeboxes This Year

For the last 5 years, we have packed shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. This year, we won’t. Operation Christmas Child is a branch of Samaritan’s Purse that delivers millions of shoeboxes to children around the world. The shoeboxes are packed by families in the United States, Europe, and Australia, collected at church sites, and then […]

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Copy of blended families

Celebrating a Sensory Friendly July 4th

Before I had kids I loved the Fourth of July – fireworks, sparklers, strawberry shortcakes, picnics with family, and parades. Now it’s loud noises, cranky hot kids, food allergies, funky comments, and more loud noises. Two of my children have sensory differences. They respond in varying degrees of delight or distress depending on the stimuli of […]

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kate - why so glum

It’s a Beautiful Spring Day…Why So Glum?

Every year the same thing happens. Winter lingers a bit longer than I would like, spring is on the horizon and I begin to get excited about the warm weather and new growth, and the anticipation of my son’s spring birthday. And then, I turn into a grey, grumpy, snippy, and just kinda meh kind […]

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Easter photos

5 Photos Not to Miss This Easter

I love Easter. I love the fact that it means this dreary Richmond “second winter” is finally ending. I love the kids dressed up. I love trying to find a seat when the church pews are filled to capacity. I even love dying eggs with kids who make a total mess of it. That’s why […]

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