Books

CURIOSITY Inspires More Curiosity: Children’s Book Review

Space – The Final Frontier. One can’t help but think of all the wonders outer space holds when one hears this phrase. Though this phrase is associated with a science fiction classic, it applies to reality just the same. The universe is so vast and gorgeous, how can us humans not be curious about all… Continue reading CURIOSITY Inspires More Curiosity: Children’s Book Review

Geek Travel

Geek Out at Yerkes Observatory: A Travel Hidden Gem

Sometimes in life you stumble across something amazing that you never knew was there. Well that happened to my family recently, when we came across Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. We knew nothing of the observatory until we came across a Facebook event posting for their recent Starlight Festival. Since our youngest geekling is… Continue reading Geek Out at Yerkes Observatory: A Travel Hidden Gem

Activities

Celebrate Mother’s Day Superhero Style

Mother’s Day is this weekend! As it draws closer, I got to thinking about how people often refer to moms as superheroes. Though as I searched the web, I found only a few examples of Mother’s Day projects for kids to make that honor “superhero moms”. Finding a project with flowers and hearts is simple.… Continue reading Celebrate Mother’s Day Superhero Style

Geek Parent

School Science Fairs: A Thin Line Between Love and Hate

School science fairs are a BIG thing around my house. Some families have soccer or football season. We have science fair season. From January to April, my house becomes one large workshop and lab. It gets a bit crazy around here. I love my geeklings’ passions for STEM! I couldn’t be prouder of all that… Continue reading School Science Fairs: A Thin Line Between Love and Hate

Geek Travel

15 Memory Building Travel Traditions

Trips with family and friends are memories waiting to happen. Often it is the little things that end up being the most memorable. Sometimes it’s a funny moment that sticks with us. Other times it is a tradition that we include in every trip. In our house, we have three main traditions. One tradition started… Continue reading 15 Memory Building Travel Traditions

Geek Fun

5 Simple Ways to Geek Out Your Family Road Trip

Family Road Trips can either be fun and filled with great memories or hours of agony until your destination is reached. I’ve had both types of road trips. For a while, I swore off traveling by car. Then as our family grew, the increased cost of air travel meant taking the car.┬áLast summer our family… Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Geek Out Your Family Road Trip

Geek Travel

Where are We Going?: The Fun (or Chore) of Choosing Where to Go on Vacation

Before the kids can say “Are we there yet?”, comes “Where are we going?”. Whether a family is planning a road trip, a flight to a new locale, or a staycation, the first thing before any plans can be made is to decide where to go. I find every year when it is time to… Continue reading Where are We Going?: The Fun (or Chore) of Choosing Where to Go on Vacation