Daddy’s Boy

The little figure on the conference room table squirmed. His tiny nose snuffled at the stale office building air, or perhaps it was the...

5 Egg Favorites

1. Egg Salad Club on Pumpernickel Peel and chop 6 hard boiled eggs and add ¼ cup mayo. Season to taste with salt and pepper....

Take It Outside

 Spring in Richmond. It’s rife with daffodils and tulips, baby bunnies in the backyard, and hummingbirds helplessly trapped in the garage. Okay, maybe that’s...

Play Date Fun!

If you have a toddler or preschooler, chances are good you’ve been in on a play date recently. As a work-from-home mom, I look...

Fit by Association

My husband once accused me of lying in bed and dreaming up ways to injure our children.“How about a zip line?” I suggested to...

Recycling in Richmond

Nathalie David can vividly remember helping her mother sort plastic, glass, newspapers, and aluminum cans into bins, then going with her to drop them...

Ready, Set … Let Go!

There were twice as many parents as teenagers in the room, light streaming through a Palladian window at one end. We were huddled with...

Parents First

A few years back, we were so completely consumed with life – attending back-to-school nights, planning Halloween costumes, working on a parenting magazine, managing...

Just You Wait

Sleeping through the night at eight weeks. Nursing like a champ every four hours. Potty training at two.“This one’s reading all the baby books,” the...

What it Takes

 The teacher all three of my women-children agree is the best they’ve ever had, admits he hated school when he was a kid.“And I was...