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TMS Treatments for Mental Illness – From Skeptic to Believer

Dakster details her experience undergoing Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatments for anxiety, depression, and OCD.

August 19, 2021

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in July 2021

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie explores a wide range of non-fiction and picks up some interesting fiction too.

August 1, 2021

Between the Bookends: 3 Books We Read in June 2021

We hope you will find something interesting within the three books featured in this month's Between the Bookends.

July 1, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Both Sides Now’ by Peyton Thomas

'Both Sides Now' by Peyton Thomas is a YA novel about a transgender teen boy in the approach to the…

June 27, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating’ by Adiba Jaigirdar

'Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating' by Adiba Jaigirdar is a contemporary YA novel about two Irish, Bengali girls…

June 25, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Bi the Way: The Bisexual Guide to Life’ – Lois Shearing

'Bi the Way: The Bisexual Guide to Life' by Lois Shearing is a non-fiction book that explores bisexuality in detail.

June 15, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow’ by Benjamin Dean

'Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow' by Benjamin Dean is the story of twelve-year-old Archie whose dad…

June 13, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘As Far As You’ll Take Me’ by Phil Stamper

'As Far As You'll Take Me' by Phil Stamper is about a gay 17-year-old from Kentucky who lies to his…

June 9, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Ace of Spades’ by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

In 'Ace of Spades,' Devon & Chiamaka (the two Black students at their school) are targeted by the anonymous 'Aces'…

June 7, 2021

Between the Bookends: 5 Books We Read in May 2021

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie reviews 5 books including the latest from John Green and a middle-grade about…

June 1, 2021

Book Review: ‘The Final Revival of Opal and Nev’ by Dawnie Walton

'The Final Revival of Opal and Nev' by Dawnie Walton is the oral history of a fictional rock 'n' roll…

May 11, 2021

Two Fantastic Masks for People With Sensory Needs

Learn about two different types of masks for all ages that address specific sensory needs.

May 6, 2021

The GeekMom Earth Day Reading List 2021: 12 Books for All Ages

A reading list of 12 books that are all ideal choices for Earth Day and any day - because when…

April 22, 2021

Between the Bookends: 4 Books We Read in March 2021

In this month’s between the bookends, Sophie and Rebecca share four books they read in the month of March.

April 1, 2021

Quarantineversary 2021 Recap

This first year of quarantine has been rough. A few of us GeekDads and GeekMoms recap what we've been up…

March 24, 2021

Girl vs Panic: A Short Story About My Battle With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A young girl faces off against her strongest enemy, panic. Will she win or will she give in to the…

March 5, 2021

What Tabs Do You Have Open In Your Life?

Everyone has tabs open in their mind of things they want to accomplish or do. What tabs do you have…

March 3, 2021

Between the Bookends: 7 Books We Read in February 2021

In this month's between the bookends, Sophie and Scott share seven books they read in the month of February across…

March 1, 2021

What I Learned About My Mental Health One Year Into Therapy

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses her mental health journey for anxiety one year after starting therapy.

February 9, 2021

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in January 2021

Despite everything that has gone on in this eventful month, Sophie, Rebecca, and Robin have been reading plenty of books…

February 1, 2021