A few weeks ago my daughter’s middle school had a “Dress Like a Nerd” day as one of their spirit days. When she first told me about the theme, I just brushed it off as a silly theme idea. Then as time went on, I began thinking differently about the whole situation. I started to… Continue reading Dress Like a Nerd Day – Harmless Fun or Bullying?
I am the proud mom of two science/math/technology/superhero/Star Wars-loving geeklings. My life is filled with so much science fiction, science, numbers, and imaginative discussions at times my head swims. Dinners out typically include math problems solved or inventions done on napkins. Almost every day I hear the words robot, drone, inventions, math, and technology at… Continue reading It’s the Little Things
From the first time I heard DC Comics was creating a line of products and books for younger fans, primarily girls, I was thrilled. My daughter has been a comic book fan since she was six years old. She taught herself to read by trying to read a Marvel encyclopedia to learn more about the… Continue reading Fan Fun Awaits with DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year Movie
Over the past few years, Netflix has become a go-to source for children’s entertainment. With so many show options, it can be overwhelming at times as to which shows are the best for kids to watch. In the last year, Netflix has added more content to their service with the addition of more original shows… Continue reading 4 Netflix Series Inspiring my Kids’ STEM Side
From the moment I saw the previews for the film Hidden Figures, I knew it was a movie I wanted my 11 year-old daughter to see. First, my daughter is into science and engineering and I wanted her to see what real women have done in the field. Second, I wanted her to see a… Continue reading 5 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Hidden Figures
2017 is here and we are already one week in. 51 more weeks to go! Now as a parent I try to keep track of what my kids are interested in, what they have enjoyed doing, and possible new things they want to try out. But I’ll be honest, like so many other parents out… Continue reading Learn How to Better Engage Your Child with a Year in Review Activity
Black Friday Sales are this week! With that said, I have scanned Target and Wal-Mart‘s Black Friday ads looking for a few items that geeklings might want. Both ads are full of technology items like tablets, TVs, and phones. I looked for other items that geeklings may be drawn to and have compiled a photo… Continue reading Target and Wal-Mart Black Friday Finds for Geeklings