Books

Bedtime for Batman Book: Prepare for Bedtime Superhero Style

Story time before bed is one of my geeklings’ favorite rituals. Even the 11 year old will sit to hear whatever story I’m reading to the 6 year old. So when I see a new children’s book with one of my child’s favorite characters, I typically add it to our home library. When I saw Bedtime… Continue reading Bedtime for Batman Book: Prepare for Bedtime Superhero Style

Books

2 New Star Wars “I Am” Books Added to the Series

Back in January, Little Golden Books released a new Star Wars children’s book series called “I Am A…”. I immediately bought I Am A Jedi, I Am A Pilot, and I Am A Droid  for my son and he fell in love with the series. After getting them, I wrote about these first three books and… Continue reading 2 New Star Wars “I Am” Books Added to the Series

Activities

9 Things I Wish Comic Con Events Offered Younger Fans

Each year my family and I get excited to attend comic conventions and fan events. Our kids and us love creating cosplay outfits and searching each events’ list of guests and programming. Some families are into sporting events, we are into geeky gatherings. This is our “thing”. Though as the years have gone on, I… Continue reading 9 Things I Wish Comic Con Events Offered Younger Fans

Geek Fun

Books, Quotes, Food, & Fun: A Literature Inspired Party

Recently, I was asked to help plan what I consider a dream party – a literature themed party. I love books. Reading and illustrations are my thing; so when the opportunity to assist with creating a lit themed bridal shower came my way, I jumped at the chance. After exploring the Internet for inspiration, my… Continue reading Books, Quotes, Food, & Fun: A Literature Inspired Party

Books

4 Summer Reading Programs to Get Kids Reading

Every year educators everywhere speak about the summer brain drain. They always focus on how children lose knowledge during their summer breaks and skills are not maintained. As parents we often struggle to strike a balance between our desire to let our children be children during their extended break and keeping their brains sharp for the next… Continue reading 4 Summer Reading Programs to Get Kids Reading

Books

Star Wars ABC-3PO Illustrated Book: Perfect for Fans Young & Young at Heart

Often children’s books inspired by popular fandoms offer simple stories and illustrations for their target market, kids, but leave the adults reading these books wishing there was more. Well, Star Wars ABC-3PO has done what many kid fandom books haven’t, made an illustrated children’s book that is fun for both fans young and young at heart.… Continue reading Star Wars ABC-3PO Illustrated Book: Perfect for Fans Young & Young at Heart

Geek Parent

Kick Off the End of School with a Summer Starter Kit

In my household I try to take the ordinary and make it a bit more special. The start of summer vacation is no exception. For the past few years, I have created Summer Starter Kits to mark the beginning of my geeklings’ break from school. They love the mini celebration and in the process receive… Continue reading Kick Off the End of School with a Summer Starter Kit