Tag Archives: Baby

Baby Week: My Little Preemies

I didn’t expect anything other than a healthy full term baby. I thought I’d have huge babies, just as my mother did, and I’d have to argue with the hospital staff about not trying to push pain medication on me as I labored for the twentieth straight hour. Ha! As it turns out, my membranes… Read More

Tips for New Moms From the GeekMoms

Welcome to Baby Week here on GeekMom! This week we’ll be sharing our best advice, tales from the trenches, must-have baby items, product reviews, and more for you GeekMom-To-Be’s out there. Before I became a mom myself, I had no idea what it would be like to have a newborn. Luckily, my friends at my… Read More

On Our Own

It seems like everyone around me is pregnant or talking about getting pregnant. Before I went through a pregnancy, I thought that I wanted at least two kids. But then I had my daughter and went through a really rough first year with her. This made it clear to me that I didn’t really want… Read More

Luke, I Am Your Father

Looking for a cute DIY baby gift for that geeky friend of yours? Look no further. Sisters, Sisters blog has created a tutorial for the coolest onesie around. Just gather your supplies and you can have a unique baby gift ready to go in a few hours. Read More

Music Week: Baby’s First Jazz

My kids love jazz. We can listen to John Coltrane albums on endless repeat thanks to a single animator, Michal Levy, who explores “the visualization of sound.” When my daughter was a few months old, my husband discovered Levy’s animation for Coltrane’s Giant Steps. She was riveted. We showed the animation to our 1-year-old and… Read More

The Glamorous Life of a Stay at Home Mom

I’ve always wanted to be a mom, which is odd because I never really cared for other people’s kids. But I knew that I wanted my own kids once I was married and such. When I got pregnant with my daughter 3 months after we had started trying for a baby, my husband and I… Read More

The Importance of Story Time

When I went to the hospital to have my son, I took many things with me; fresh clothes, a cute outfit for him, a loofah, and Slaughterhouse V by Kurt Vonnegut – a girl’s gotta read right? So while I nursed my son I read, I didn’t have the best breastfeeding experience but that part… Read More

Second Generation Lovey

There can become a time when old toys become new again when the next generation discovers them. My daughter has been wanting to watch the Toy Story movies, especially Toy Story 3 where Andy goes to college, leaving the fate of his toys up in the air. It makes me think of my own lovey.… Read More

Navigating Your Way through Mommy Groups

I never planned on being a stay at home mom. I was going to go back to work after my maternity leave was up. But I got laid off from my job the day before I was suppose to go back. So, I found myself a stay-at-home mom in the worse job market in my… Read More

GeekMom Holiday Gift Guide #3: Small Kids

Regardless of what holidays you celebrate, the end-of-year festivities are right around the corner. If you choose to purchase gifts online, you need to order then in advance to allow for shipping time, backorders, and comparison shopping. We at GeekMom are here to help you with ideas for anyone on your gift list, from babies… Read More