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!

Book Review: Women of Steel and Stone

Women of Steel and Stone. Image Chicago Review Press.

This book contains the inspiring stories of 22 women architects, engineers, and landscape designers during the late 1800s and early 1900s.