Geek Mom: Projects, Tips and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st Century Families Is Out Today!

Geek Culture

Today’s the day! Geek Mom: Project, Tips and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st Century Families is now available at all major retail outlets, brick and mortar and online, including Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Indie Bound!

We’ve been showcasing the book for the last two weeks, including Kathy Ceceri’s Supereasy, Supercheap Superhero Costumes, Jenny Williams’ love of Ada Lovelace, Natania Barron’s interview with, and my essays on Teaching History Through Superheroes and Geek Mom: What the Book Means To Me.

The book also won praise from a famous GeekMom:

Geek Mom is ADORABLE. It’s filled with fantasy and science-y games, projects, and activities for parents, kids, and anyone who wants to feel like a kid again! I can’t wait to share this with my son.”
– Danica McKellar, actress and bestselling author of Math Doesn’t Suck and Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape

From the publisher description:

It’s fast becoming a geek world out there, and all moms need to show off their tech smarts and superhero-like skills in order to keep their savvy kids entertained and engaged. Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families explores the many fun and interesting ways that digital-age parents and kids can get their geek on together. Imaginative ideas for all ages and budgets include thrifty Halloween costumes, homemade lava lamps, hobbit feasts, and magical role-playing games. There are even projects for moms to try when they have a few precious moments alone.

With six sections spanning everything from home-science experiments to superheroes, this comprehensive handbook from the editors of’s popular GeekMom blog is packed with ideas guaranteed to inspire a love of learning and discovery. Along the way, parents will also find important tips on topics such as determining safe online communities for children, organizing a home learning center, and encouraging girls to love science.

Being geeky is all about exploring the world with endless curiosity. Geek Mom is your invitation to introducing the same sense of wonder and imagination to the next generation.

Speaking on behalf of the GeekMom editors, I would all like to thank the GeekDads for their tremendous support and, especially, our publisher, Ken Denmead.

We hope you love the book as much as we do! And while we wrote the book to speak especially to moms, we hope that all family members can use the book to have fun with kids!


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