It’s Cool Kid-Time!

Yes, it’s about two hours from Richmond to Portsmouth, Virginia. Yes, road-tripping to the beach with the kids in the dead of winter seems...

Year-Round School

With Washington debating how best to create jobs and inject some much needed adrenaline into the lackluster economy, schools and teachers have moved to...

Find Help through United Way’s 2-1-1

Durward Massenburg didn’t know where to turn when his granddaughter, Brianna, needed help and support for daily life. Brianna, who turns seven this month, lives...

8 Ways to Get Kids Reading

When I was a girl, I read until my eyes hurt. I was an undisputed bookworm, skipping playground activities to read my way through...

4 Ways to Save for Higher Ed

When preparing to write this article, an old joke came to mind that goes something like this: Question: Why did God make teenagers? Answer:...

St. Andrew’s School

Tammie Lett-Chalmers, a parent of four, says she was surprised when the director of St. Andrew’s School asked to visit with her family in...

College Plan Offered to Asperger Students

Media Contact:Larry Powell Director of Community Relations Phone: 804-254-9662 E-mail:  lpowell@umfs.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Charterhouse School and Commonwealth Autism Service Partner to Offer College Plan to Asperger Students RICHMOND, Va. –...

Radiation Oncology Clinic Now More Family-Friendly at VCU Massey Cancer Center

Radiation Oncology Clinic Now More Family-Friendly at VCU Massey Cancer CenterRibbon-cutting ceremony on March 4 celebrates opening of Reese’s RoomMarch 2, 2011 – The...

Different is Good

You’re in the stands, watching the child kick at the dirt and stare into space. He’s not very interested in the game going on...

Peter Paul Development Center

Tonya is in seventh grade. Her report cards indicate that she is making satisfactory progress in school. Ditto, her SOL scores. But when compared...