Passions and Possibilities for Kids

Brendan Easter of Midlothian was about seven years old when he discovered the world of speedcubing and eight when he got bit by the...

The Waiting

The summer of 1986 meant riding my Schwinn Thrasher eight blocks to Lafayette Pharmacy where I cashed in my nickels for a bag of...

Work Can Be the Winner

Here’s a question for you: In the never-ending merry-go-round of work-life balance, why is work always the bad guy? My business partner Lauren recently raised this...

It’s August, Already!

Time to get those summer bucket list items finished up! There are tons of ideas in this issue of RFM, including some tips for...

6 Big Ideas for Connecting with Kids

I remember a life in the not-so-distant past when my children were my constant companions. Their grubby-palmed grips and lap-time chats bound us together....

When It’s Time for Media Control

Let’s start with a challenge. For the next week, informally log how much time you spend on screens at home and at work. For the...

Big Latch On and Resource Fair Slated for Midlothian

To raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support, World Breastfeeding Week is August 1 through 7. Celebrated in...

Why “Great Job!” Isn’t What Kids Need to Hear!

My daughter took dance lessons for the first time last year. At three years old, Delaney adjusted well to the routine of class, her...

When It’s Drive Time for Teens

My introduction into the world of teaching teens to drive was purely fateful. I first attended a driver improvement class with my then-17-year-old son....

Interested in Raising Readers? Take Some Tips from DadurdayRVA

  My girls are four and two, and we have been reading since day one. When they were born, I pledged to read them a...