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GeekMom: Parades, and Turkeys, and Family, Oh My!

Thanksgiving is a big deal in our house. Being British, it isn’t something we celebrated in my youth and childhood,…

November 25, 2021

GeekMom: Parades, and Turkeys, and Family, Oh My!

Thanksgiving is a big deal in our house. Being British, it isn’t something we celebrated in my youth and childhood,…

November 24, 2021

GeekMom: Tabletop Review: ‘Super Mario Labyrinth’

My first introduction to Labyrinth came a few years ago when I picked up a copy of a Swiss edition…

November 5, 2021

GeekMom: Gather Your Family for a Traditional Wooden Puzzle This Holiday Season

Note: Before gathering any family, please make sure those who are able to be vaccinated are fully vaccinated, and use…

November 4, 2021

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…

October 28, 2021

GeekMom: Fee Fi Fo Fun! ‘Disney’s Mickey and the Beanstalk Game’

When I was a kid I both loved and hated Mouse Trap. I loved the construction of the game, I…

September 30, 2021

GeekMom: Let’s Laugh About Menopause! Together! (Neato Greeting Cards Inside)

Warning: This post will contain TMI. I’ll be talking about my own experiences with perimenopause, and there may be* a…

September 29, 2021

GeekMom: Dear Parents, Still Feeling Exhausted Is Normal Right Now

Dear Parents, If you’re anything like me, you probably figured that by this time, things would be normal and you…

September 24, 2021

GeekMom: What Is a Hidden Mickey, Anyway?

We have a wide variety of game players in our house right now. My eleven year old is currently having…

September 22, 2021

GeekMom: Changing of the Geek Flag

My particular brand of geek has morphed into many things over the years. From the teenager who carried around a…

September 19, 2021

GeekMom: A Vision Therapy Update

About two and a half months ago, I wrote about how I learned vision therapy was an option for my…

September 6, 2021

GeekMom: Paw Patrol: The Movie You Really Need in 2021

Every time we turned on our Roku over the past few days, we were inundated with commercials for Paw Patrol:…

August 26, 2021

GeekMom: Are You Toy Enough? Toy Story Talent Show Game

Everyone in our house has a soft spot for the Toy Story franchise. When my eldest son turned two, we…

August 25, 2021

GeekMom: Introducing the Marvel Cinematic Universe to My Pre-teen: Phase Two

At the end of our adventures with phase one of the MCU, Iron Man (the character) was the clear favorite…

August 24, 2021

GeekMom: Relearn How to Play by Reading ‘The Secrets of LEGO House’

If you’ve been coveting a trip to Denmark to visit LEGO House (see Nathan Barry’s original announcement of the project…

August 11, 2021

GeekMom: Join us for a Mad Tea Party With Funko Games

Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland is one of the few animated classics from it’s era to remain unscathed when re-watching…

July 29, 2021

GeekMom: Introducing the Marvel Cinematic Universe to My Pre-teen: Phase One

He’s read all the Scholastic young reader books. He’s seen cartoon versions from the 80s and 90s. He even watched…

July 29, 2021

GeekMom: School Is About to Start Again and I’m Not Sure I’m Ready for It

At the end of May, I wrote about how I wasn’t certain I was ready to deal with summer vacation…

July 18, 2021

GeekMom: The Man, The Show, The Monster: ‘Monsters at Work’ With Ben Feldman

One of the most delightful franchises in the Pixar world has to be that of Monsters Inc.. Released in 2001…

July 8, 2021

GeekMom: An Interview With LEGO Brickmaster and Artist Nathan Sawaya

As we start rolling towards the end of the second season of LEGO Masters, we supplement our first interview with…

July 7, 2021

GeekMom: Taking Sports Mom to a New Level: I Joined My Kid’s Taekwon-Do School

The beginning of June marks the early end of summer vacation in our area, and with the school year done,…

July 4, 2021

GeekMom: Speaking in the Vernacular…Colloquially of Course

We spent part of this month at a lake house in Maine. Five glorious days of polar dips, evening kayaking,…

June 29, 2021

GeekMom: How I Learned That Vision Therapy Is an Option for Treating My Lazy Eye

I was eight when I was first diagnosed with a lazy eye. It wasn’t a huge surprise, as my mother…

June 21, 2021

GeekMom: Mug-nificent Crafts, Presents, and Family Fun With the Cricut Mug Press

Now that the new Cricut Maker has alleviated some of my fears about cutting with something other than simple card…

June 17, 2021

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

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