Celebrating National Poetry Month With The Geek Moms

We thought it would be fun to wind up National Poetry Month with some of the Geek Moms’ favorite poets and poetry. My own memories of poetry are quite early. My mother lived in Los Angeles and my father lived in the mountains over six hours away. This was back in the 70’s, so long… Read More

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Are You Raising An Introvert?

Are You Raising An Introvert?

It’s not easy being an introvert in an extrovert world–especially when you’re a kid. It is even more difficult if none of the adults in the kid’s life recognize that the child is an introvert. This doesn’t happen only when the child’s parents are extroverts, but also with introverted parents who have never understood their… Read More

A Steampunk Primer

Steampunk. The name evokes an atmospheric vision of London; streets shimmering with damp, the faint glow of yellow gaslight as it barely penetrates the pea soup fog, and swirls of steam rising up from the pavement. Perhaps you have never heard of steampunk. Or have only heard the term, but have no clue as to… Read More

Disney Gives Princesses The Boot

Disney Gives Princesses The Boot

At the end of last year, just before the holidays, Disney announced that they would cease making princess movies. Women around the world took in a collective gasp, some of relief and others of horror. The era of the Disney princess was drawing to a close. The actual statement made by Disney executives says fairy… Read More