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Celebrate ‘Despicable Me 3’ With A No Sew Minion Cosplay

Celebrate ‘Despicable Me 3’ With A No Sew Minion Cosplay

To celebrate the release of Despicable Me 3 on DVD and Blu Ray, I’ve decided to put together a simple DIY holiday minion costume. No sewing skills needed. Read More

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Smalltalk: Building a Network for Parents Like You

Smalltalk: Building a Network for Parents Like You

Ours is a world of social networks. There’s Facebook and Twitter, sure, but it also seems as though we’re moving more toward smaller, more specialized services. While there are a myriad of options for everything from cultivating business contacts to online dating, Smalltalk, GeekMom’s newest sponsor, seeks to create a special place just for parents.… Read More

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Summer is waning. Even here in North Carolina, where the hot season tends to linger a little longer than I’d like, we’ve had hints of autumn. My daughter just started preschool, and my son is back to school next week. But they had some great times this summer—we traveled, we relaxed (well, at least they did), and we immersed ourselves in some great books. Read More

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

As the mother of two kids in a very tech-connected geek household, apps are often on our minds. Which is why I’m so excited to share Tiny Hands Apps, our sponsor, with you. Our daughter, the youngest, is only two. And while she’s fascinated with the iPad and certainly wants to use it like her… Read More

Space Scouts Helps Your Kids Explore the Galaxy Every Month

Space Scouts Helps Your Kids Explore the Galaxy Every Month

This post is brought to you by our sponsors, Space Scouts. Did you know that it’s the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing? That’s the mission that put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon and coined some of the most memorable phrases of a generation–not to mention inspired generations to come.… Read More