Category Archives: Sponsored

Portable North Pole Toys Giveaway

Portable North Pole Toys Giveaway

Following my last post about the new Portable North Pole toy line, I’m happy to present to you a giveaway of a Do-Good elf, a three-puzzle box, a special tree ornament, a storybook, and a Santa Letter Kit, as well as Karamelli the baby reindeer and his friend Okidä the husky! Read More

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Han Solo Cups Are for Everyone

Han Solo Cups Are for Everyone

I’m the proud parent of a happy autistic son, and when Disney challenged us to come up with some crafts involving red Solo cups to celebrate the Blu-ray release of ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ I knew the perfect ‘Star Wars’ fan for the job. Read More

Smalltalk: Building a Network for Parents Like You

Smalltalk: Building a Network for Parents Like You

Ours is a world of social networks. There’s Facebook and Twitter, sure, but it also seems as though we’re moving more toward smaller, more specialized services. While there are a myriad of options for everything from cultivating business contacts to online dating, Smalltalk, GeekMom’s newest sponsor, seeks to create a special place just for parents.… Read More

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: And Back to School We Go

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Summer is waning. Even here in North Carolina, where the hot season tends to linger a little longer than I’d like, we’ve had hints of autumn. My daughter just started preschool, and my son is back to school next week. But they had some great times this summer—we traveled, we relaxed (well, at least they did), and we immersed ourselves in some great books. Read More