All Aboard the Dinosaur Train!

  My daughter is a huge fan of Dinosaur Train on PBS Kids.  When we were offered the opportunity to have a sneak peak of Dinosaur Big City, the new one-hour Dinosaur Train movie airing on August 22, 2011, we jumped at the chance. Movie Synopsis (from PBS Kids) Buddy and his Pteranodon family embark on a journey on the Dinosaur Train, […]

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App Review: Princess Arabella Wants to Play

‘Princess Arabella Wants to Play’, is an Interactive Children’s Book by RumdeeDum for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Featuring beautiful illustrations, it’s based on the Princess Arabella books written by Mylo Freeman. It’s advertised as being suitable for children ages 4-10. When I was asked if I were interested in giving this app a try, […]

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Book Review: Star Wars vs. Star Trek

Have you ever wondered if a phaser could hold up against a lightsaber? Who was wiser–Ben Kenobi or Captain Picard? What would happen if the Empire tried to invade the Federation? Matt Forbeck’s book Star Wars vs. Star Trek: Could the Empire Kick the Federation’s Ass? and Other Galaxy-Shaking Enigmas answers those pressing questions and […]

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Happy International Steampunk Day!

June 14 is International Steampunk Day and has been so for several years.  If you missed Steampunk Week here at GeekMom and don’t know what Steampunk is, here’s a primer.  Essentially, it’s the intersection of Victorian romanticism and modern technology. Today’s a great day to celebrate Steampunk in all its brass and geared splendor.  I […]

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How to Dress Up Your Raygun

The tot and I decided to make rayguns to match our ballgowns–because a lady’s raygun says a lot about her. We, well, I, was going for something Steampunkian, but you could go Spaceranger, Futuristic, Fantasy, or what have you and just change out the colors (and sparkles). I started with a little mini Nerf gun. It’s […]

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