Laura

Laura Grace Weldon is the author of a poetry collection titled Tending as well as Free Range Learning, a handbook of natural learning. She lives on a small farm with her family where she's working on her new project, Subversive Cooking.com. and blogging optimistically.

Oddest Place You’ve Changed a Diaper

Sometimes there's no choice. We do what we have to do, even if it's in the car trunk or a on a mountaintop.

20 Quirky Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Un-cliché your Valentine's Day. Create a heart out of something unexpected, commit anonymous good deeds, or try any of our other out-of-the-ordinary ideas.

Scarf From Hell

What happens when yarn attacks.

Celebrate Slacker New Year’s Eve

Have an entirely relaxing New Year's Eve celebration. Your kids will think it's the best New Year's Eve ever.

Ads on Pinterest, Sigh

Pinterest is now soliciting advertisers. Do you think this will change the way you use it?

Hidden Gems Are the Perfect Appetizers

Roll anything you want in the center of these crusty, cheesy appetizers. Better yet, you can make them in advance. Even freeze them. Betcha these will become a favorite with your family too.

Cooper, Hunter, Parker: Vocation Names For Boys

Popular baby boy names have their roots in vocations. Nearly all these occupations are obscure or long gone, so we don't associate them with the work they once described.

The Swear Word You Say

We hear it all the time. We probably say it all the time. I swear (hah!) it’s the curse of our era.

GeoToys: Smart Playtime Plus a 20% Discount for GeekMom Readers

Save money. Save your family from geographical illiteracy.

GeekMoms’ Favorite Offbeat Gift Experiences

The GeekMoms share some of the favorite presents we've given or received.