“You Have to F*cking Eat” Is Funny Because It’s True

Getting your kids to eat right is the perennial challenge of being a parent, and now it's been turned into a humorous not-for-kids children's book.

Sample Excerpt: It’s Complicated, The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd's nuanced treatise on teens use of social media was 8 years and 160 interviews in the making--and something every parent should read.

Book Review: <em>All Joy and No Fun</em>

GeekMom Helen reads and reviews All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior.

Observing Mini-Me: A Lesson in Perspectives

Is there something in yourself you wish you could change? Did your kids inherit this trait too? Sometimes the difference between negative and positive is only a matter of perspective.

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.

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

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

The Geek Kids Of New York Comic Con

The geeky kids of New York Comic Con stole my heart this year!

What Character Traits Do You Most Want to Instill in Your Child? The Results Are In!

A few weeks ago, I created a survey about which character traits do we most want to instill in our children. Our readers took the survey, can you guess the results?

Do You Randomly Gender-Swap Characters in Kids Books?

If the characters in a book are all depicted as boys, we sometimes swap the genders around when we're reading the stories out loud.

What It’s Like To Meet Other Geek Parents

Looking to share a grand adventure with fellow families in your galaxy? These are the Geeklings and Parental Units you have been looking for!