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GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Follow-Up, Almost Three Months In

Back in March, I wrote up the Leaf’d gardening subscription service. It’s a fantastic company that provides quality seeds and…

June 4, 2021

GeekMom: Making All Things New With Cricut Maker

My trusty old Cricut has been well loved. It has made party decorations, lettering for Scouting events, it has scrapbooked…

June 3, 2021

GeekMom: Gotta Be Done: All Things Bluey

Very early on in the era of Disney Plus, we encountered an Australian family who felt so very familiar. The…

May 27, 2021

GeekMom: It’s a ‘Llama Llama’ Celebration

It’s Llama Llama day in our house on any given day of the week. That’s how much my five year…

May 26, 2021

GeekMom: How We Worried in 2020

Hands up if you or anyone in your family has had an unusual amount of anxiety in the past twelve…

May 25, 2021

GeekMom: Summer Vacation Is Coming and I’m Not Sure I’m Ready For It

This has been sort of an intense school year, and I spent three-quarters of it supervising remote learning for my…

May 23, 2021

GeekMom: Dear Moms, You Are Not the Only One Who Got a Guilt-Inducing/Embarrassing Mother’s Day Tribute

Dear Fellow Mothers, I hope your Mother’s Day was the relaxing day that you needed. I also recognize that, since…

May 16, 2021

GeekMom: ‘My Singing Monsters Fandemonium’ Is the Next Level in Entertainment

“Gamifying Content.” Those are the words Catherine used to describe My Singing Monsters Fandemonium, and it’s the closest term we…

May 14, 2021

GeekMom: Toft Minis: Everything is Cuter in Small Packages

Everything is cuter if you make it smaller. People are cuter as babies. Cats are cuter as kittens. Those miniature…

May 12, 2021

GeekMom: Choosing Memories Over Mourning

This is a weird Mother’s Day weekend for me, as it is my first year without any living parents. When…

May 9, 2021

GeekMom: How My Bullet Journal Helps Me Track and Manage My Anxiety

I’ve written quite a bit about my anxiety for GeekMom. A few months ago I even reached my one-year therapy…

May 9, 2021

GeekMom: Clixo: A Fun Magnetic Toy in a Small Package

As my kids have grown up, we’ve encountered a lot of different types of toys, activities, and play systems. Some…

May 7, 2021

GeekMom: Two Fantastic Masks for People With Sensory Needs

I recently had a chance to review a couple of different masks that either were designed for people with different…

May 7, 2021

GeekMom: Classic Style and Classic Sound Making New Memories

One of my earliest memories of music is looking through my dad’s collection of vinyl records and coming across Cat…

May 6, 2021

GeekMom: Geekmom Review: BRIO’s Battery-Operated Steaming Train

BRIO is a well known brand in our family. Before my son could speak words, he spoke train. Two years…

May 6, 2021

GeekMom: Celebrating Art in Our Own Lives on World Art Day

April 15 is World Art Day, created by International Association of Art in partnership with UNESCO as a “celebration to…

April 16, 2021

GeekMom: Build-A-Bear, Animal Crossing and One Disappointed GeekMom

Like many families, mine spent a decent chunk of time in 2020 building and living in our Animal Crossing: New…

April 9, 2021

GeekMom: Preview of LEGO Products for the First Half of 2021

The first half of 2021 promises to be filled with a lot of fun, interesting, and engaging new LEGO sets…

April 6, 2021

GeekMom: Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

Unlike many of you, my family didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to grow a garden during the past year…

March 30, 2021

GeekMom: GamerSafer: Keeping Kids Safe in Multiplayer

If you ask any child what they want to be when they grow up nowadays, their answer usually revolves around…

March 28, 2021

GeekMom: The Lost Book Sales of 2020

I speak often on GeekMom about my love of used book sales. Be it a four hour drive for a…

March 25, 2021

GeekMom: Three Easy Small Painting Ideas that Result in Big Fun

Last week, I shared some easy doodling and simple drawing tips for Spring Break that can result in some fun…

March 25, 2021

GeekMom: TOFT: A Crocheted Survival Mechanism

My mother in law taught me how to crochet almost twenty years ago. It was my first harsh winter in…

March 18, 2021

GeekMom: Getting Ready for Read Across America Day – March 3

We need very little incentive in our house to drop everything and pick up a book. Most of our vacations…

March 2, 2021

GeekMom: What I Learned About My Mental Health One Year Into Therapy

I’ve written about my mental health for GeekMom on several occasions. I have mild to moderate depression and anxiety. My…

February 10, 2021

GeekMom: How to Play ‘Magic: The Gathering’: Baby’s First Magic Deck Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of How to Play Magic: the Gathering: Baby’s First Magic Deck! Since 1993, Magic: the Gathering…

February 4, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Groundhog Day The Game’: Because We All Need a Perfect Day

There’s still a little time before February 2 to get your hand on a copy of Groundhog Day The Game…

February 2, 2021

GeekMom: ‘Groundhog Day The Game’: Because We All Need a Perfect Day

There’s still a little time before February 2 to get your hand on a copy of Groundhog Day The Game…

February 1, 2021

GeekMom: Memories of a McDonalds Happy Meal

I have fond memories of the McDonald’s Happy Meals of my English childhood. Once upon a time, the nearest Mcdonald’s…

January 31, 2021

GeekMom: How My Sketching Addiction Became My 2020 Diary

One of the things I reluctantly did last year was start an Instagram account, as I knew if I was…

January 5, 2021

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