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Magna Tiles: A Very Magnetic Caterpillar

The timeless magic of Eric Carle attracts a new generation through Structures Interactive Storytime Magnatiles. Your kids will be drawn…

October 19, 2020

You Won’t be ‘Horrified’ by This New Game From Ravensburger

If you are in need of some scary treats this Halloween but want to stay home, Ravensburger has got you…

October 15, 2020

Making Some Ghostly Friends With ‘Haunted Mansion: Call Of The Spirits’

Meet some friendly ghosts but avoid getting haunted. Stock up on your favorite Halloween candy and add this game to…

October 12, 2020

How I Explained Mental Health Exhaustion to My Kids

GeekMom Elizabeth describes how she explained mental health exhaustion to her kids.

October 4, 2020

Remote Learning: Six Weeks in Everything Changed When Our Kids Did Not Go Back

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses how remote learning changed when other kids went back to school but hers did not.

September 27, 2020

Come Little Children, and Play ‘Hocus Pocus’

Come little children and play a game with the Sanderson sisters, just don't get eaten before the sun rises.

September 22, 2020

PAX Tabletop Goes Online for 2020

Taking PAX Tabletop Online for 2020 worked out better than expected, thanks to Discord, 'Tabletop Simulator,' and experienced developers.

September 20, 2020

Active Chairs are Great for Kids Who Need to Wiggle During Class

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews Active Chairs from Studico that help kids with posture and focusing.

September 9, 2020

Dorktales Storytime Podcast Gets Kids (and Adults) Giggling

Give this new podcast for kids and families a listen! It's fun for kids and their parents.

September 8, 2020

20 Years of Homeschooling Success

Rebecca attended traditional school settings, but she homeschooled her kids. Here's how to have success in all forms of education.

August 23, 2020

Votes for Women: Happy 100th Anniversary, 19th Amendment!

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Though it was…

August 18, 2020

Snap Happy With the MyFirst Camera Insta2

The continuing adventures of photography with small children, to snap away, or not snap away, that is the question. GeekMom…

August 12, 2020

Self-Care Techniques from a GeekMom with Anxiety

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses self-care techniques that have helped her deal with her anxiety.

July 27, 2020

Love Spreads: What Mom’s Hollyhocks Taught Me

In order for love to blossom, spread, and grow larger, someone has to plant the first seeds... and be patient.

June 14, 2020

Self-Educating on Race: “Talking About Race” From the National Museum of African American History and Culture

A look at "Talking About Race" web portal from the National Museum of African American History and Culture for people…

June 12, 2020

White Parents: “Teach Your Children Well” to Understand Anti-Racism

White parents, this is an open letter to you from another white parent. I'm a white mother of a white…

June 6, 2020

Towel Day in Quarantine

It is May 25, it is towel day, so here is your public service announcement to ask you: do you…

May 25, 2020

Making Graduation Memories Special for the Class of 2020

The members of the Class of 2020 have been forced to change many plans this spring and summer. It is…

May 24, 2020

The Impact Therapy Had on Me After Three and Half Months

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses what impact therapy for depression and anxiety has had on her three and half months after she…

May 17, 2020

Five Fun Skills You Can Learn With Your Family

From speedcubing to neoswing dancing, take advantage of extra home time to learn some impressive new skills.

May 17, 2020