There is fascinating new research about how spending time outside in natural green spaces actually does help a child’s brain function better. Patriots Landing has so many parks and trails where this can happen. Here’s the full article: http://theweek.com/articles/797842/why-green-space-good-kids-brains?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_source=afternoon&utm_medium=10_20_18-article_7-797842
The annual Fall Tour of Homes in Patriots Landing is the best time of the year to see all the features and decorating ideas in today’s new homes. Don’t miss it! We’re serving fresh cookies and giving away an iPad mini as well as a FREE refrigerator or washer/dryer for any non-contingent new home contract... Continue Reading
Don’t miss the annual Richmond Folk Festival! 3 days – 7 stages – 30 artists – FREE!!!! For more information check out the website: https://www.facebook.com/Richmondfolkfestival/?__tn__=kCH-R&eid=ARCIZNJ2sX-AzU4wj4k6d7noJ-qXUd2E3aGLxmIeVUimsjNhpCNXyA0pE2Kdowgk3wMxIzHMwZYUK2GZ&hc_ref=ARRUrQLJW5ROLe6F9pPDy_vqhOFZXoiuXnPgAe6_DqCIPylOwwZGhS_pqH78Aw4ML3I&fref=nf&__xts__=68.ARAUU_O6PXBz7bbhJa4nFyBkIaksobYJ6dUKAsHnVaUt69ey-pyXt-kc4uvWMfpKacUxJrgHPpDKfyYailqPAx6PgTGiFbg2dURPPiWNzb_zX9fUhV245jF4P-OK9YA-GgUsqIztCYbEzRtSCyxbiHFHlKD9h4FBrMo8jMb7gE48NfaT0vx0Qw
The SOL scores just released today show that our New Kent County Schools are among the top 4 school systems in the 17 county school systems in the Richmond area. New Kent students scored higher than Chesterfield or Henrico students! Congratulations to our outstanding students, teachers, administrators, and parents!!!!
If you haven’t visited St John’s Church on Churchill in downtown Richmond, you have missed a fabulous, rich experience. If your kids are studying colonial history, they will be enthralled by the authentic portrayals of America’s founding fathers debating the colonies’ independence from England. Patrick Henry’s, “Give me liberty, or give me death” speech is... Continue Reading
IN her book, Moving your DNA, Katy Bowman explains that “Shinrin-yoku, or ‘forest bathing,’ is the process of making contact with and taking in the atmosphere of the forest. Heavily researched in Japan, forest-bathing has been shown to promote lower concentrations of cortisol, lower pulse rate and blood pressure, and a reduction of ‘technostress,’ as... Continue Reading