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

Getting Vaccinated Is Nearly Impossible Right Now

When they announced the COVID vaccine, a lot of us were excited. My autistic son was incredibly excited. This is…

January 21, 2021

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

2 Visually Pleasing Science Books for All Ages

Looking for some beautiful but educational books to add to your library? Here are two that fit the bill.

December 28, 2020

Celebrate Healthcare Heroes with History Heroes and Julia Donaldson

Celebrate the hard work of our healthcare heroes this holiday season & encourage kids to do the same with History…

November 11, 2020

Review: ‘History Comics: The Challenger Disaster’ by Pranas T. Naujokaitis

'History Comics: The Challenger Disaster' by Pranas T. Naujokaitis is a middle-grade graphic novel that explores the disaster in detail.

November 3, 2020

‘I Believe In Me’ by Cheng Chi Sing (AKA Soolooka)

Cute illustrations with powerful messages make 'I Believe In Me' by Cheng Chi Sing a fun little read about loving…

October 20, 2020

Hybrid Engine Issues? These Four Tips Can Save You Big Money

Whether your hybrid is running like a top right now or you’re working through problems with your vehicle, these four…

August 13, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

'Space 2069' imagines where humanity may be in terms of space exploration by the time of the 100th anniversary of…

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: How NASA Picked the Perseverance Rover Landing Site

NASA had very clear mission objectives for Mars Perserverance. How did they find a site that fulfilled all of them?

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: Signs of Possible Life at Mars Perseverance Site

Scientists have found possible signs of ancient life at the Mars Perseverance landing site! What does this mean? Read on!

July 26, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Search for Life on Mars’ by E Howell and N Booth

'The Search for Life on Mars' is a detailed look at humanity's quest to discover conclusive evidence of life on…

July 24, 2020

Mars Month: Make Your Own Carl Sagan-Inspired Mars Jars for Under $5

While I don't have the resources to create my own Mars Jars in the same way Carl Sagan himself did,…

July 22, 2020

Mars Month: Build Your Own Cardboard Telescope Kit

Build Your Own Telescope is an eco-friendly kit that will allow you and your kids to put together your very…

July 20, 2020

Snakes Are Cool! Did You Celebrate?

I was ssssssssssso busy making party hats for my ball python Necco and my daughter's ball python Hordak that I…

July 19, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Big Book of Mars’ by Marc Hartzman

'The Big Book of Mars' is an in-depth look at the history of our obsession with Mars, focusing on the…

July 17, 2020

Mars Month: Build a Rover with Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers is an engineering, robotics, & science kit that allows kids to build and control their…

July 15, 2020

Mars Month: Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars by Kate Greene

'Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars' recounts the time author Kate Greene spent living inside a simulated Mars…

July 13, 2020

Mars Month: Pepper Mint in The Magnificent Mars Expedition

The Magnificent Mars Expedition is a STEM kit that includes a story linking to experiments and activities you can do…

July 8, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Sirens of Mars’ by Sarah Stewart Johnson

'The Sirens of Mars' is a part memoir, part historical narrative of the exploration of one of our nearest planetary…

July 6, 2020