Marcie Shea is Richmond native currently living in the WestEnd. She is a mom to two young children, wife, dressmaker, former physics teacher, breast cancer survivor, and joy chooser.
Teacher Gift Guide from a Former Teacher

Teacher Gift Guide – From a Former Teacher

Recently, the mom world has been abuzz about teacher gifts: What do I get? Which teachers do I get it for? How much do I spend? (Pause for mental math.) That’s more than I spent...

Dear Sgt. Santa, RVA Misses You

Dear Sergeant Santa, Richmond misses you. We miss the realness of your workshop on West Marshall Street. We miss the wonder of seeing you at community events, regardless of the time of the year, in...
A Legacy of Gratitude - What Legacies are We Leaving for Our Kids?

A Legacy of Gratitude – What Legacies are We Leaving for Our Kids?

Moms tell a lot of stories. We read storybooks at bedtime; we dream up imaginative play; we tell the stories of our childhood memories; we share the stories of those who shared their stories with...
Marcie and Bradley

If I’m Blubbering, It’s Because It’s Happening

My son, my oldest, starts kindergarten in a little less than a month. It’s happening. His elementary school puts on a musical in the spring. At kindergarten registration, a few days before the musical, they...

My Misinformation Convinced Me that Breast Cancer Only Happens to Women Over 40

As a mom, I sometimes feel like a walking CDC pamphlet. I know the average incubation period and symptoms of every communicable disease my kids come into contact with. From hand-foot-and-mouth disease and norovirus...
You're invited to Bloom on May 6, 2017

You’re Invited to Bloom Richmond – An Event for New & Expecting Moms –...

Expecting your first baby? Your third? Whether you had a new baby join your family in the last year or are hoping to welcome a baby in the near future, this premier mama and...