‘Floral Frolic': A Beautiful New Picture Book on Kickstarter

Support Floral Frolic on Kickstarter, a cute fox story with beautiful watercolor art.

One of Ariane’s favorite artists from last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Cari Corene, is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for an adorable picture book she co-authored and co-illustrated with Amanda Coronado. Here’s an interview with these talented ladies.

My Favorite Picture Books Right Now: June 2015

GeekMom Ariane shares her favorite picture books library finds recently.

A list of favorite picture books library finds about learning to find yourself, having confidence in your big plans, exploring your passions, and much more, plus a couple of non-fiction books exploring women’s rights through history.

Our Favorite Picture Books About Cats

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Sometimes calm, sometimes neurotic… The GeekMoms share their favorite picture books about these soft and often eccentric companions.

How to Throw a Fun Gnome Party

Gnome tablescape. Photo by Ariane Coffin.

Ariane relives the details of her last party planning project: a gnome party for her second daughter’s first birthday.

New Year Resolution vs. New Year Mantra

New Year resolutions. Flickr user chrish_99, CC BY 2.0

Last year I decided to try something new. Rather than making a resolution, I would assign my new year a word. A mantra. Here’s how it changed my life, one opportunity at a time!

11 Things Only Parents of Girls Will Understand

Girl, and Perfectly Dirty. Photo credit: Ariane Coffin.

The Huff Post shared this gem about 11 things ONLY parents of boys can understand. You know, because girls are nothing but clean, poised, Star Wars-hating, manipulative glitter bombs.

San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Artist Roundup

SDCC 2014: GeekMom Artist Roundup. Image credit: Ariane Coffin.

When it comes to Comic-Con, GeekMom Ariane would rather hit up the Artists’ Alley than the star-studded panels. Here’s a roundup of her favorite artists at SDCC 2014!