How <em>Voyager</em> Got Me Through It All

The only time I stood up to my bullying stepfather was about Star Trek.

Get Muddy with Daddy Pig’s Puddle Jump

As every Peppa Pig fan knows, there’s nothing better than jumping in muddy puddles. However, if muddy puddles are in short supply, the new Daddy Pig’s Puddle Jump app is certainly a good substitute.

Mobile Phone Diagnoses Worm Infections

In Tanzania, scientists recently used a mobile phone equipped with a makeshift microscope to diagnose intestinal parasites.

If you grew up in the United States, or if you grew up in Canada and had access to American television networks, you may remember the “Stranger Danger” PSAs. If you are unfamiliar with this campaign, watch: The ...

  We all know them. The moms who seem to be always doing. Whether they are balancing a chequebook in one hand whilst nursing a babe in the same arm, simultaneously talking on the telephone with the other hand ...

Sex Ed Books for Kids: Our Picks

You may remember GeekMom’s rollicking sex ed day a couple of weeks ago. Andrea and I posted our respective views on talking to kids about sex, which is way more openly than the average mom, judging from the ...

Cub Scouts: Wonderful or Whack?

So my kid joined the Cub Scouts. He loves it. His pack is filled with friends from school, and the pack leader, dad to one of the kids, is warm, personable, and willing to play British Bulldog with a gang of ...

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #3: Small Kids

Regardless of what holidays you celebrate, the end-of-year festivities are right around the corner. If you choose to purchase gifts online, you need to order then in advance to allow for shipping time, backorders, ...

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #1: Books

Regardless of what holidays you celebrate, the end-of-year festivities are right around the corner. If you choose to purchase gifts online, you need to order then in advance to allow for shipping time, backorders, ...