What Happened to the Cereal Box Toy?

I got a little tingle of nostalgia this morning when I noticed our box of Froot Loops proclaimed it had a Spider-Man figure inside. Now that sugary morning cereal has reentered my life, I'd been wondering when the toys went away. I still recall the days of choosing my breakfast cereal based on what awesome … Continue reading What Happened to the Cereal Box Toy?

New Mom Gift Basket Giveaway from Gender Reveal Game!

This week's giveaway is sponsored by GenderRevealGame.com! Enter to win a cute little gift basket filled with new mom necessities - Boogie Wipes, pacifiers, a teething toy, a little pineapple print bib and a $25 VISA gift card. The Gender Reveal Game is a cool new way for moms to raise a little cash (for themselves … Continue reading New Mom Gift Basket Giveaway from Gender Reveal Game!

Does Anyone Really Read Long Instagram Posts?

I keep seeing these long Instagram posts that go on and on as you scroll. Does anyone really read those to the bottom? Does anyone actually type in the link if one is included? I'm just curious. Please chime in. From my own experience on my posts, people either read just the first line and … Continue reading Does Anyone Really Read Long Instagram Posts?

Leaving the Crib: Making the Switch to a Big Kid Bed

Our son's bed is one of those 3-in-1 transforming cribs that goes from traditional crib, to toddler bed to regular full size bed. The night we heard a loud THUNK followed by a screaming wail was the last night our son slept in his baby crib. We ran into his room to find him on … Continue reading Leaving the Crib: Making the Switch to a Big Kid Bed

I Make Lists About Writing Lists

I am a list maker. It's the only way I can remember to get anything done. If you tell me something and you don't see me write it down or make a note in my phone, then it's not happening. Sometimes on my To-Do List is a note about making a new list. Once one … Continue reading I Make Lists About Writing Lists

Happy Mother’s Day to My Mom

I'm visiting my mom for Mother's Day weekend so this one is going to be short and sweet! One of these days I'll plan ahead of time. 🙂 Nothing makes you appreciate your mom in new ways like becoming a parent. You reach a new level of understanding for every crazy developmental stage you go … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to My Mom

GeekMamas.com Finally Has a Real Newsletter

After three years of just using the built-in WordPress sign-up form, I finally sat down and created a MailChimp account and newsletter so I could send out neatly arranged summaries of everything that's going on over here at GeekMamas.com. Unlike the WordPress one, this won't just send every blog post, but will be a curated list … Continue reading GeekMamas.com Finally Has a Real Newsletter

National Dog Mom’s Day is Almost Here!

National Dog Mom's Day falls on May 11th this year. It's celebrated the second Saturday in May, usually the day before Mother's Day. I think it's great they made a special day for "Dog Moms," but I've always included moms of all fur babies in my Happy Mother's Day posts because I feel they deserve it. A … Continue reading National Dog Mom’s Day is Almost Here!

Real Mom Life Isn’t Insta-Perfect

Parenting isn’t always pretty. Contrary to the loads of mom posts on Instagram featuring smiling kids and a mom gushing about her love for her little rays of sunshine. Some days I just can’t even deal with it because this is all I’ve got to work with: Why is he crying? I’m not even sure. … Continue reading Real Mom Life Isn’t Insta-Perfect