7 Picture and Photo Essay Books to Teach History to Kids

Here are seven fantastic books that each teach a bit about a different area of U.S. history.

January 14, 2021

Fun Regency Era Facts for Those Obsessed With Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’

GeekMom Elizabeth gives a little history lesson for people who have been introduced to Regency Romance via Netflix's 'Bridgerton.'

January 14, 2021

The Saga Continues: ‘The High Republic: Light of the Jedi’ – Charles Soule

'Light of the Jedi' by Charles Soule is a novel set in the outer rim where the Jedi are called…

January 5, 2021

Sabrina Faces Down the Eldritch Terrors in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 4’

GeekMom Elizabeth recaps and reviews Part 4 of 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' on Netflix.

January 4, 2021

Between the Bookends: 3 Books We Read in December 2020

This month's Bookends is a little thinner than usual, but Sophie and Rebecca still have three books to share, and…

January 1, 2021

On the Third Day of Christmas We Played Three New Games

Kids got the holiday jitters? We’ve got three games for you that are quick to learn, quick to play, and…

December 20, 2020

10 Random and Geeky Facts About Fictional Angel Wings

Here's a look at some fictional angel wings for Christmas and the holiday season, and they aren't always fluffy and…

December 20, 2020

‘Inertial Drift’: A Retro Racer That Keeps Things Simple Yet Satisfying

'Inertial Drift' is a racing game set in a retro style '90s future that uses unique Twin Stick Controls to…

December 19, 2020

‘Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix’ Is Cartoon Karting Family Fun

'Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix' is a fun racing game in the style of 'Mario Kart' where you race…

December 18, 2020

‘Superliminal’: A Puzzling Game Where Perception Is Reality.. Or Is It?

'Superliminal' is a video game that uses your perception of size, depth, and relative location to create some totally unique…

December 16, 2020

Make/Play/Watch/Read: In the Garden

It’s time to Make/Play/Watch/Read in the garden! Check out our four ideas for bringing a little gardening to your day…

December 12, 2020

The Little Hands Card Holder Helps Little Gamers Hold Big Hands

The Little Hands Card Holder is a helpful little gadget that allows younger players to more easily hold onto a…

December 10, 2020

Tabletop Review: At Home Escape Room Fun With ‘EXIT: The Enchanted Forest’

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews 'EXIT: The Enchanted Forest,' an Escape Room-in-a-box from Kosmos Games.

December 10, 2020

Six More Fandom-Inspired Cookbooks From Insight Editions

I've spent the last few weeks working my way through six of the latest fandom-inspired cookbook options from Insight Editions.

December 8, 2020

The Best TV Holiday Specials for the Kids

Here come the TV Holiday Specials! But it's more than a Christmas Special. We have Solstice and Hanukkah too!

December 7, 2020

7 Picture Books to Enjoy With Young Readers This December

Sophie and Rebecca have put together a list of seven picture books that will be ideal for reading together over…

December 6, 2020

The Saga Continues: ‘From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back’

'From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back' contains 40 stories by 40 authors to celebrate the 40…

December 5, 2020

Make / Play / Watch / Read: Like a Ninja

Don't let International Ninja Day sneak up on you! Check out what you can Make / Play / Watch /…

December 3, 2020

Tabletop Review: Buy, Sell, and Swap Potion Ingredients in ‘Mystic Market’

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews buying and selling game 'Mystic Market' from ThinkFun.

December 3, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in November 2020

Can you believe it's time for the final Between the Bookends of 2020? We're here to share what we're reading…

December 1, 2020