Archives for January 2014

Top 12 Destinations for Geeky Family Road Trips

Thinking about taking the whole family on the geekiest road trip known to mankind? Then check out these must-see destinations for geeks of Science, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Comic Books! You know the feeling: sitting on the couch or around the fireplace as a family, watching old Firefly and Star Trek episodes or reading your favorite […]

The Geeky Parents’ Guide to Raising a Superhero

Want your little geek to grow up to be a superhero? Of course you do! So here are a few tips and hints for making that dream come true! For as long as I can remember (and this includes during coffee this morning), I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. I didn’t necessarily need the […]

Best 8 Self-Published Picture Books for Geeky Kids

Give masterful, self-published children’s literature authors the credit they rightfully deserve by checking out my list of the top 8 picture books by independent creators! Why Buy Self-Published Kids’ Books??? We all know the importance of buying farm-fresh veggies and supporting local retail stores, but supporting independent artists is still a bit outside the mainstream. […]

Do You Know Where Your Kids Are? Google Sure Does.

With Google Maps, you can now keep track of your family’s whereabouts and location history. It’s not something widely talked about, but maybe it should be. Do you remember that old PSA that tells you that “It’s 10 P.M.” and asks “Do you know where your children are?” I do, because it always left me […]

Kurio Kids Phone is a Parental Control Freak! (In a good way.)

The upcoming Kurio Kids Phone will toe that line between sophistication (for the kids) and complete control (for the parents), making it one of the most anticipated smartphones-for-youngsters hitting shelves this year. Let’s face it: no matter how much you may want to keep a smartphone out of the hands of your kiddos, it’s gonna […]

5 Awesome Nighttime Activities for Geeky Families

Scrambling for things to do at home during the wintertime, when the sun sets so dang early? Well, here’s a list of my top 5 nighttime activities for every geek in the family to enjoy! The days are only now starting to get longer, and hanging out with the family after work when it’s dark […]

Best 7 Books to Teach Computer Programming to Kids

If your little geek want to join the exciting (and highly employable) ranks of computer programmers someday, check out these 7 books that will help them get started! As geeks, you and I know how important reading is. Spending some quality time with the written word is obviously beneficial for a variety of reasons. But […]

7 Super Cool, Geeky Snack Recipes

Looking to geekify your culinary craftsmanship? Well here are seven sweet recipes your kids won’t be able to resist! Hey, you may even find yourself gravitating toward the snack bowl yourself. (Okay, there’s no “may” about it… you definitely will!) Getting your little geek to eat anything other than chicken nuggets or mac ‘n’ cheese […]