GeekMom Gift Guide: Books, Books, and More Books!

You’ve likely started your holiday shopping, or at least feel guilty about not starting your shopping. But the whole process is a lot less work since the advent of internet commerce. Books are perfect for purchasing through this conduit, since one size fits all and they aren’t that fragile. Here are the GeekMom writers’ recommendations for books to buy your loved ones this holiday season. There are a very large number of them, so be sure to click to see them all!

Parents’ Rough Guides for Games

Family Gamer UK had a surprising boost in traffic last week. Adding my parents’ rough guides was a small step but one that proved to connect with mums, dads, kids and even aunties. I’ve been playing games for a long time, so when I got married and had kids I wanted to share my hobby. […]

Mayim Bialik, You Disappoint Me

Mayim Bialik is best known for her child acting career as the title character on Blossom. She currently plays the nerdy Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory and holds a real-life PhD in neuroscience. I really want to adore her, but then she had to go ruin it all by practicing unsafe parenting.

My Do It All – The Swiss Army Knife of DS Games

I’ve always been intrigued by the various attempts to turn Nintendo’s handheld consoles into productivity devices. Ever since the days of the Gameboy Color camera and printer it’s seem like we’ve been on the edge of something really useful – while at the same time really cumbersome. However, My Do It All on the DS […]

Is The House of the Dead Overkill Just That?

After spending my waking hours in the office working through the latest pony or cooking games on the DS, it’s sometime a relief to get home and unwind with some mindless zombie killing (once the kids are in bed of course). This month I’m spoilt for choice. While I was waiting for my copy of […]

MyMeeba The Pet that goes on Giving

Some Christmas presents soon find their way to the bottom of the toy basket. Others struggle to last past boxing day. But this new take on the virtual pet – the MyMeeba range – has enough going for it to last well into the new year. Having given a few of these to my various […]

Save the All Star Cheer Squad – Save the World

I often wonder where games are going. Faster, bigger, brasher and more impressive than ever before – but are they actually more fun? This often leads me to return to my bookshelf of old favorites – games like Wipeout, Super Mario World or Madden. I love to play those classics that somehow get better as […]