GeekMom: Review: STORY TIME CHESS

It’s the most popular game in the world. It’s also one of the hardest games to master. And finally, someone has tapped into the inherent story element I have loved since reading Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Whether you are brand new to the game or looking for a way to up your […]

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GeekMom: Preparing for a Snow Day

As I write these words, I am being told many things by many weather stations. Some people tell me we are getting 6 inches. Some that we are getting between 12 and 24 inches. My husband is wistfully preparing for the 36 inches of his youth. Whatever may come, we will not be going very […]

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GeekMom: Five Books to Read in a Day

Covid has me stuck in a reading rut. In the early days I found myself collapsing with a Fresca and some Animal Crossing at the end of each day. Midway through the pandemic times I switched to a movie and crochet project to while away my evenings. While my family all still thoroughly enjoy spending […]

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GeekMom: Another Vision Therapy Update

I’ve written before about how I started vision therapy back in June and gave an update when I started the therapy exercises. There’s been improvements and challenges since then, and I felt like it was time to give another insight as to how things have been progressing. As a very brief summary of my eye […]

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GeekMom: Things That Saved My Life in 2021

A lot of the podcasts I listen to end with the question ”What is saving your life right now?” Taken from a quote by Barbara Brown Taylor, an American Episcopal priest, academic, and author, the question is looking to capture things and ideas, deep and superficial, that are keeping you sane. The hope being that […]

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GeekMom: The Annual Holiday Purge

It’s that magic time of the year again. Since my kids have birthdays that flank Christmas, we are currently finding ourselves in the new toy wave once more. To add to that, both kids are shifting clothes sizes and our youngest is aging out of early reader and picture books. The holidays are bringing new […]

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GeekMom: Green Toys vs. Greener Toys

We are a things family. We buy things, lots of things. We each collect something. We each have a favorite kind of souvenir we get when we travel. We’ve never adopted the approach that many of our friends did when we all started having kids, with all wooden toys, no synthetic fibers and the like. […]

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