Natania Barron

‘Penny Dreadful’ Is Perfect for Your 2016 Hangover

If you know me, you may be shocked that I only just now started watching Penny Dreadful from Showtime. As…

November 30, 2016

Luke Cage Is a Hero We All Need to See

I’ve been a fan of Netflix’s Marvel series since day one when 'Daredevil' totally blew my mind. Since then, I’ve…

October 8, 2016

My Little Fixer Upper

Now, it's been a long time since I logged hours on any TLC-like shows, like at least since my hair…

June 30, 2016

Actually Enjoy Your Kids’ Show With Netflix’s ‘Puffin Rock’

Tired of the low grade TV your kids are into? Check out Puffin Rock.

May 31, 2016

Ten Things That Went Through My Mind Watching ‘Daredevil’ Season 2

With the news that 'Punisher' is coming to Netflix, I thought it would be a good time to briefly look…

April 30, 2016

How ‘The Great British Baking Show’ Saved Reality TV

Full disclosure: I kind of hate reality television. Sure, I grew up in the golden age of 'The Real World,'…

March 30, 2016

Netflix & Ill: A Sick Mom’s Survival Story

When mommy gets sick it's time for some serious Netflix therapy.

February 27, 2016

All The Reasons My Daughter Loves 'Octonauts'

An interview with a three year old about her very favorite show, Octonauts.

January 31, 2016

When Violence Gets Personal: Kilgrave and the Tenth Doctor

The man I'd have once trusted to take me across the universe suddenly was my worst nightmare.

December 18, 2015

A New NEW Generation of ‘Care Bears & Cousins’ From Netflix

Nostalgia mixes with a new generation of Care Bears & Cousins.

November 29, 2015

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

It's hard to believe, but it's true. Summer is waning. Even here in North Carolina, where the hot season tends…

August 27, 2015

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: Giveaway and #MondayMinutesGoal

It’s been a crazy busy summer here in the house, and what’s probably the most exciting bit when it comes…

July 31, 2015

Oh, Crumb (In a Good Way!) — ‘Danger Mouse’ Is on Netflix

One of the best 80s shows is back on Netflix... and a remake is underway.

June 29, 2015

The Unexpected Way ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ is Helping My 8 Year Old Autistic Son

Natania's 8-year-old might not be the demographic for Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, but he's benefiting from the show to everyone's surprise.

May 31, 2015

A Letter to My Neurotypical Daughter

Natania reflects on the challenges of raising two kids -- one with autism and the other who is neurotypical --…

April 17, 2015

Get All the Feels With ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ on Netflix Streaming

It's okay to cry during movies, especially when they're as full of the feels as the 'How to Train Your…

March 30, 2015

Ever After High – Destiny and Fairytales on Netflix Streaming

This month we're enjoying Ever After High, a Netflix original web series that subverts our fairytale expectations.

February 27, 2015

Hey Pinterest Users: Stop Saying This, Please!

Pinterest is an amazing community---but it would be more awesome if we stopped saying this one thing.

February 27, 2015

Get Your Geek On, Beautiful: Introducing Jordandené

Check out amazing sponsor Jordandené and their geeky, beautiful fashion designs. Enter their contest to win a geeky onesie and…

February 26, 2015

Letters to Aunt C: On the Power of Reading, Writing, and Good Advice

Letters can change you, stay with you, keep those you love close to you, even when they're gone.

February 24, 2015

10 Purchases You Should Never, Ever, Ever Skimp On

When it comes to household purchases, sometimes we have to make choices. But there are some non-negotiables you should never…

February 23, 2015

Fund This: SkyMath Delivers Math Adventures on the iPad

SkyMath brings adventure to math for your kids with a tested approach. Kickstarting right now!

February 13, 2015

Go Kitty Crazy With The Adventures of Puss in Boots

Get up close and fuzzy with the Adventures of Puss in Boots and other animal offerings this month on Netflix.

January 31, 2015

Party When You Want with King Julien for New Year 2015!

Rock in the New Year with your kids and King Julien -- whenever you want!

December 30, 2014

Farming Simulator 15 Brings Farming Fun for the Whole Family

Not everyone has close access to a farm. For those who don't, Farming Simulator 15 is worth checking out!

December 2, 2014

Jonathan Wood: Being a Man Who Doesn’t Kick-Ass, Writing Women Who Do

Jonathan Wood joins GeekMom as a guest to share how kick-ass women inspire his writing.

September 9, 2014

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

As the mother of two kids in a very tech-connected geek household, apps are often on our minds. Which is…

August 28, 2014

Space Scouts Helps Your Kids Explore the Galaxy Every Month

This post is brought to you by our sponsors, Space Scouts. Did you know that it's the 45th anniversary of…

July 18, 2014

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