GeekMom: Fun Regency Era Facts for Those Obsessed With Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’

It is universally acknowledged in my house that I love Regency era romance novels. Luckily for me, there’s many authors…

January 15, 2021

GeekMom: Sabrina Faces Down the Eldritch Terrors in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 4’

I will always have a certain fondness for The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina as a GeekMom. Making predictions for what…

January 4, 2021

GeekMom: 10 Random and Geeky Facts About Fictional Angel Wings

Teacher says, “Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” — Zuzu Bailey It’s the holiday season, and…

December 21, 2020

GeekMom: On the Third Day of Christmas We Played Three New Games

As we begin the final countdown to Christmas Day, and the elf looks for ever more unusual places to hide,…

December 20, 2020

GeekMom: ‘Inertial Drift’: A Retro Racer That Keeps Things Simple Yet Satisfying

What is Inertial Drift? Inertial Drift is a racing game set in a retro style ’90s future that uses unique…

December 20, 2020

GeekMom: ‘Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix’ Is Cartoon Karting Family Fun

What Is Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix? Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix is a fun and frantic kart…

December 19, 2020

GeekMom: ‘Superliminal’: A Puzzling Game Where Perception Is Reality.. Or Is It?

What is Superliminal? Superliminal is a video game that uses your perception of size, depth, and relative location to create…

December 17, 2020

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: In the Garden

Let’s be clear: My preference will always be for a real garden. I love getting my hands dirty, watching the…

December 13, 2020

GeekMom: Tabletop Review: At Home Escape Room Fun With ‘EXIT: The Enchanted Forest’

Escape rooms have been all the rage, but COVID has shut down a lot of places that host such events…

December 11, 2020

GeekMom: The Little Hands Card Holder Helps Little Gamers Hold Big Hands

The Little Hands Card Holder from Gamewright is a helpful little gadget that allows younger players to more easily hold…

December 10, 2020

GeekMom: The Best TV Holiday Specials for the Kids

December is filled with festivities and celebrations, so I’m not surprised when the television is filled with them too. Christmas…

December 8, 2020

GeekMom: Make / Play / Watch / Read: Like a Ninja

This coming Saturday (December 5) is International Ninja Day. Don’t worry if you didn’t realize; it tends to sneak up…

December 3, 2020

GeekMom: Tabletop Review: Buy, Sell, and Swap Potion Ingredients in ‘Mystic Market’

Over the past few years, ThinkFun games have become a regular feature of our tabletop collection, especially for our kids.…

December 3, 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

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

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

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

Word Wednesday: The ‘Alfie Fleet’ Series

The 'Alfie Fleet' series by Martin Howard and Chris Mould are hilariously funny and filled with memorable characters with enormous…

July 29, 2020

Things We Can Learn from Fictional Villains for the New Year

Reading Time: 5 minutesAll images by Lisa Kay Tate Let’s face it, as much as we all have our favorite…

January 1, 2018

Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Age representation in 'The Last Jedi' gave mature women a variety of identities, none of which matched previous media tropes.

December 22, 2017

Friendship and Cupcakes: Celebrating ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’

Lionsgate hosted a special cupcake party to promote the digital release of 'My Little Pony: The Movie' and GeekMom was…

December 19, 2017

GeekMom Smile Playlist: 12 Songs to Cheer You Up

If you're feeling down, maybe music can help lift your mood. If so, here's the GeekMom Smile Playlist to help…

December 19, 2017

Geek in Orlando: Gaylord Palms ICE!

At a chilly 9 degrees, ICE! at Gaylord Palms is the coolest attraction in Florida.

December 18, 2017

The ‘Curse’ of the December Anniversary Blockbuster Date Night

It's funny to watch people panic over not seeing 'The Last Jedi' on opening day, when I always know I'll…

December 18, 2017

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in 'The Last Jedi' is a feminist heroine thanks to Rian Johnson writing us a…

December 18, 2017

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Reading Time: 5 minutes Leia in The Last Jedi represents more than a powerful female character; she represents all my aspirations…

December 18, 2017

‘The Deep’ Giveaway

With 'The Deep' giveaway, we not only have some great swag but get to promote one of our favorite children’s…

December 17, 2017

Sith Lord Anxiety and ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Anxiety has taken a lot from Dakster, and this month it takes the most anticipated movie of the year.

December 15, 2017

Sith Lord Anxiety and ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Reading Time: 2 minutesNo Last Jedi for me. Image: Dakster Sullivan Hi. I’m Dakster Sullivan. I’m a member of the…

December 15, 2017

Prepare for ‘The Last Jedi’ with IDW’s Star Wars Graphic Novels

Looking for something Star Wars to read before watching The Last Jedi? Why not download the two recently released Star…

December 14, 2017

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