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…

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…

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…

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

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

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…

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,'…

Netflix & Ill: A Sick Mom’s Survival Story

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

All The Reasons My Daughter Loves 'Octonauts'

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

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.

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

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

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…

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…

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.

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.

A Letter to My Neurotypical Daughter

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

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

Fund This: SkyMath Delivers Math Adventures on the iPad

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

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.

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!

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!

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.

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…

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…