Geek Fun

Level Up Your “May the 4th Be With You” Day

In this go, go world, it is fun every once in awhile to celebrate special moments like birthdays and graduations. Sometimes there are even opportunities to celebrate something you are passionate about. Over the years, May 4th has become “May the Fourth Be With You” Day and May 5th has become “Revenge of the Fifth”. I… Continue reading Level Up Your “May the 4th Be With You” Day

Geek Parent

8 Crazy Things I Learned with Geek Kids

No matter if you are a parent, family member, or teacher, children constantly are teaching us “old folks” new things. I grew up immersed in books, Star Wars, movies, and music lessons; so my kids’ love of comics, cosplay, and technology left me scrambling to understand their passions. Over the past few years, I’ve heard… Continue reading 8 Crazy Things I Learned with Geek Kids

Geek Fun

Hero Up with Marvel Mega Minis at Build-a-Bear

Captain America: Civil War hits theaters in just a few short weeks, and fans’ excitement is reaching an all-time high. Promotional ads and merchandise can be found everywhere you look. So the fact that Build-a-Bear Workshop has introduced a line of character bears from the Marvel Universe is not surprising, but no less exciting. As my… Continue reading Hero Up with Marvel Mega Minis at Build-a-Bear

Geek Parent

25 Signs That Your Family May Be a Geek Family

I’m a geek. Many of my friends and family are geeks. Though we aren’t all geeks for the same reason. Through the years, the definition of geek has changed and evolved.  Today the most popular definition of geek is “a person who is very interested in and knows a lot about a particular field or activity.”… Continue reading 25 Signs That Your Family May Be a Geek Family

Books

5 Middle Grade Books & Series that Use Pictures to Up the Fun Factor

I am a book lover through and through; have been since the 2nd grade. Picture books and those with illustrations are some of my favorites as a book collector. Though from an early age the words, not the pictures, were the most important part to me. Now my 11 year old daughter is a different… Continue reading 5 Middle Grade Books & Series that Use Pictures to Up the Fun Factor