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Dear Gilmore Girls, Thank you for everything.

Dear Gilmore Girls, It’s not often that a single show can create bonds across all ages and personalities. Over the weekend Gilmore Girl fans bonded together eating tater tots and drinking coffee to relive our obsession with the cast. It was a magical weekend.  And I’m sure like many, I’ll rewatch every episode until Netflix takes it down. […]

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The Maternity Leave Hangover

Post-work day is a challenge. It was a challenge before I had kids and with each additional child, it seems to quadruple. Getting dinner on the table with some sort of nutritional value (thanks to my amazing hubs for handling this most days), checking homework (I am so thankful Cooper gets to do his homework […]

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A Richmond Moms Blog Thanksgiving: Ideas From The Team

Ready or not, Thanksgiving is next week! The eight of us are about to scatter all over town (or the country) to celebrate with family and friends, and make memories to last a lifetime.  Some of us are stocked and ready to serve a traditional Thanksgiving feast, a few of us are testing out new […]

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A Mother’s Love, as Evidenced by a Banana

In April, Caroline and I flew to Texas for my best friend’s wedding. At 11 months, it was Caroline’s first time on a plane, and my first time taking her on a trip by myself. Being the Type A planner that I am, I researched everything I could get my hands on regarding flying with […]

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Thriving as an Extroverted Stay-as-Home-Mom

Thriving as an Extroverted Stay-at-Home-Mom

Never in a million years did I ever think that I’d be a stay-at-home-mom. Before I had my son, my dreams and priorities revolved around climbing the corporate ladder and earning a fat paycheck. As the first person in my immediate family to graduate from college or earn a Master’s degree, I also felt a […]

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Missing Bedtime Really is Okay Sometimes

As a mom who works outside the home, I find that I’m incredibly protective of my free time with my daughter.  For the past year, our 18 month old has gone to sleep within an hour of getting home from daycare.  On the best weekdays, I have about two hours with her, and half of […]

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Meet Your Local Team of Writers Part Three

The final members of this diverse group of moms that are bringing you original content and insight on Richmond Moms Blog are two moms who have been at it for a while now; what you might call experienced mothers.  Even so, these moms know that connection, compassion and collaboration with other women they respect are the […]

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Pieces of Mommy

My two year old says a lot of surprising things.  Every day there is a new phrase or a new word.  It’s an exciting phase to wake up and wonder what she will do or say that makes me smile and laugh.  The other day a new phrase emerged that made my heart break.  We […]

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Meet Your Local Team of Writers Part Two

Our local Richmond Moms Blog writers are excited to share their stories of parenting humor, horror, and humility with you. The next three mamas have been in the game long enough to know a thing or two, but with recent newborns and/or toddlers, the reality of the early days of motherhood is still very fresh […]

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