Summer + Nerf = A Blasting Good Time!

Dakster discovers the meaning of "playtime" with the new Nerf N-Strike Elite Centurion and Mega Magnus blasters.

Hobby or Career?

Trying to foster interests into possible career options for my high school son, but exploring astronomy turned out to be more of a hobby. Better to find out now?

Mom@Play: 8 Reasons to Play <em>Machine of Death</em>

Planning an assassination with your friends is fun.

5 Reasons Every Mom Should Take Advantage of Free Comic Book Day

Learn what all GeekMoms already know: Free Comic Book Day is the perfect family event.

Seed Science

For many of us taught in traditional schooling, science "lab" was about following directions and if you didn't get the correct result, you were wrong. That is a great way to kill anyone's curiosity or love of true ...

Reaching Your Dreams With Your Kids By Your Side

Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace shows all moms (and dads) that even on days when you're changing diapers, you can still fight to make your dreams come true.

A Science Literate Family

What's a great way to bring science into your family life? Attend a talk by your local, friendly scientists!

Times have changed since I was a little girl with my lanky legs crammed in the back of my parents' cream VW Bug, defogging the window with the sleeve of my Christmas dress to see a pretty string of lights here and ...

How to Play Barbies Without Going Crazy

Here are four ways to play dolls that don’t involve shopping, weddings, or trips to the hair salon.

Silver Ball Museum Arcade

While on vacation on the Jersey Shore, my family and I checked out the Silver Ball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park. It was clean, well-lit, and you paid $10 an hour for unlimited play on dozens and dozens of pinball ...