Kris Bordessa Kris

The author of several hands-on activity books for kids, Kris Bordessa has a thing for transforming perfectly good garbage into craft projects. Her book, Team Challenges: Group Activities to Build Cooperation, Communication, and Creativity, features more than 200 team building activities that have been used with youth groups, in the classroom, and even at the occasional wine party. She lives in Hawaii with her family, where she writes about her experiments in gardening, real food, and greener living for Attainable Sustainable.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

We close out 2013 with a selection of books that is heavy on magic, witches, potions, and wizards, rounded out with a little bit of historical fiction and ... flowcharts.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

This month the GeekMoms have read an interesting collection of books covering math (from The Simpson's, even), geometry, essays, and garbage.

<em>The Lego Adventure Book, Volume Two</em> Does It Again

Author Megan H. Rothrock is back with a second book in the Lego Adventure Book series, and it's a keeper.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

This month, the GeekMoms have tackled both fiction and non-fiction. From vampires and classic Stephen King to historical fiction and novels featuring strong female characters, the selection this month is quite varied!

A live-action short film takes fans of Portal inside Aperture Laboratories.

5 Geek-Worthy Destinations in Seattle

There's plenty to see in the Emerald City, and a fair number of them make the cut for those of us who consider ourselves geeks.

An elaborate Lego version of Rivendell debuted at BrickCon 2013, delighting conference attendees and Tolkien fans.

BrickCon 2013 in Seattle This Weekend

BrickCon 2013 brings Lego hobbyists together to share their love of the brick with Seattle families.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

This month, the GeekMoms have been captivated by a Kickstarter reward, entranced by classics, and educated about science fiction.

Pinbusted or Pintrusted: Natural Ant Killer

Pinbusted or Pintrusted? Which of the popular natural ant killers on Pinterest actually work?