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GeekMom: Votes for Women: Happy 100th Anniversary, 19th Amendment!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Though it was…

August 18, 2020

GeekMom: Soldiers in Petticoats: 100 Years of Voting Rights

My earliest encounter with the Suffragettes was probably the same as everyone else my age, Winifred Banks singing “Sister Suffragette”…

August 18, 2020

GeekMom: The Saga Continues: ‘Poe Dameron: Free Fall’ by Alex Segura

When Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker was released last year, one line of dialogue that raised a…

August 18, 2020

GeekMom: National Parks and Other Places to Visit From Your Book Shelf

Last summer my family and I took a road trip from Maine to Wisconsin. We stopped at Niagara Falls (the…

August 17, 2020

GeekMom: Remote School: How Week 1 Went for Us

School has popped back in session for my kids. Last Spring, our 4th quarter was handled a lot more casually…

August 16, 2020

GeekMom: Be the Artist: The Art of the Road Sign

The design element of road signs is very simple. What would signs in other worlds look like? All images: Lisa…

August 16, 2020

GeekMom: Hybrid Engine Issues? These Four Tips Can Save You Big Money

This post was sponsored by CarBrain. The most recognized hybrid car in the world is the Toyota Prius in all…

August 13, 2020

GeekMom: Snap Happy With the MyFirst Camera Insta2

I don’t recall when I received my first camera as a child. I know that when I would track my…

August 12, 2020

Geek Daily Deals August 5 2020: USB-Rechargeable LED Emergency Lantern for $31

Have all the light you need in an emergency, or just for working around  your house with this rechargeable LED…

August 6, 2020

‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu’: A Guidebook for the Star Wars Traveler at Heart

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu Image: Becker & Mayer BooksIn 2019, Disney opened Galaxy’s Edge in both…

August 6, 2020

Nevertheless, ‘She Votes’: An Important New Book on Women’s History

Tl;dr: She Votes is a powerful book not to be missed. The 19th Amendment The right of citizens of the…

August 6, 2020

Are We Done Yet? – ‘Geekasaurus’

I know what you’re probably thinking. It’s been a LONG TIME since there has been a dinosaur comic. What the…

August 6, 2020

‘Banana Tail and The Checkerboard Jungle’ by Mark McKenna: A Fun Children’s Adventure.

‘Banana Tail and The Checkered Jungle’ Image: Mark McKennaBanana Tail is a fun-loving story about a mischievous monkey and his…

August 6, 2020

Geek Daily Deals August 4 2020: Amazon Essentials Home Office Supplies Sale!

Get your home office or school zone in shape with this sale on Amazon Essentials supplies; get a shredder for…

August 5, 2020

The Hargreeves Almost End the World Again in ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season Two

Image via Netflix.Playing with time is messy. Fixing time without causing more problems is even messier. When the people fixing…

August 5, 2020

‘Cinderella Is Dead’ by Kalynn Bayron, LGBTQ YA Fantasy With a Twist

Cinderella Is Dead, Cover Image Bloomsbury, Author Image Kalynn Bayron, Background Image by DarkWorkX from PixabayPlease note: This post contains…

August 5, 2020

Geek Daily Deals August 3 2020: Skoozy STEM Peg Board Stacking Toy for $16

Give your toddler hours of stimulating play with the Skoozy peg board sorting toy set for just $16! Skoolzy Peg…

August 4, 2020

GeekMom Review: ‘Jungle Cruise: A Voyage of Mystery and Misfortune’

All Images: Sarah PinaultAs a lifelong Disney junkie, it has been one of the great joys in my life that…

August 4, 2020

Lokai Bracelets: Bringing the Disney Magic

Lokai – Disney Line Image: LokaiLokai bracelets are one of my new favorite accessories. Their beach vibe goes with anything…

August 4, 2020

Be the Artist: The Movie Poster Designs of Saul Bass

Graphic designer Saul Bass knew how to show a complicated story with a simple image. Use Bass’s style to tell a…

August 3, 2020

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in July 2020

Between the Bookends, Image: Sophie BrownIn this month’s Between the Bookends, Sophie, Sarah, and Anika share eight books they have…

August 2, 2020

Geek Daily Deals July 31 2020: 16-Pack of Energizer AA Rechargeable Batteries for $34

Go greener and equip all our household gadgets with these rechargeable AA batteries from Energizer! Energizer Rechargeable AA Batteries: 16-Pack…

August 1, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

Space 2069 Cover, Icon Books, Mars Image NASAThroughout July, GeekMom prepared for the launch of the Perseverance rover with Mars…

August 1, 2020

Geek Daily Deals July 29 2020: Big Sale on Craftsman Tools – 30% Off and More!

Working from home? Get some household projects done with this big sale on Craftsman tools! SEE ALL THE DEALS! CRAFTSMAN…

July 31, 2020

Scientist Selfies: The Social Media Experiment

Can social media help change the public image of scientists? We found a group on Instagram with the perfect social…

August 19, 2017

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #1: Toys

Welcome to the start of this year's holiday gift guides! The GeekMom guides will run each week on Tuesday mornings.…

November 8, 2016

Sparky: When ‘Gifted’ Isn’t a Gift

The problem is that the outward appearance of asynchronosity is like the iceberg that sank The Titanic. It shows as…

July 28, 2016

How To End Distracted Driving? Listen to Your Kids!

A new initiative to reduce distracted driving.

December 10, 2015

Power Up and Read with he Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Powered by Energizer

I’ve been thrilled with the Scholastic and Energizer “Power Up and Read” program for the summer, running from May 4th…

May 27, 2015

6 More Super Wonder Woman Gifts and Wants

Looking to celebrate #WonderWoman75 and channel your inner Wonder Woman? Try these.

May 9, 2015

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