5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

My son is four and he's just getting into video games. It's one of the few moments he actually stays still and pays attention to something, so I've been encouraging his interest. Recently, his preschool teacher cautioned me about his video game usage and said “It's not good” for them to get into gaming. I … Continue reading 5 Ways Gaming Can Be Good for Kids

Geek of the Week: Geraldine from Become Fit for Life

Several years ago, when I first started the Geek Mamas blog, Geraldine was my very first Cosplay Family Feature. That series evolved into the Geek of the Week, and Geraldine's original blog at Jog On Mum, has evolved into a new focus on her personal training company Become Fit for Life. I recently caught back … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Geraldine from Become Fit for Life

Book Review: Con Me Once by J.L. Delozier

I don't normally go for mob/crime novels, but Con Me Once author J.L. Delozier managed to hook me with her e-mail intro: "Hi! I'm a sci-fi/thriller/crime writer whose latest novel, Con Me Once, is set to release on 02/05/2020. The book, which I liken to Kick-Ass meets Ocean's Eleven, is a mob/heist novel set in … Continue reading Book Review: Con Me Once by J.L. Delozier

Jumanji: The Video Game Review and Giveaway

We were sent a download code to review the new Jumanji: The Video Game, which is a new action adventure game inspired by the characters and events in Jumani: Welcome to the Jungle. We then followed-up our game experience by going to see the newest movie edition, Jumanji: The Next Level at the theater! JUMANJI: … Continue reading Jumanji: The Video Game Review and Giveaway

Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

After avoiding buying Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for nearly a year, I finally succumbed to temptation and bought the game last week. I was avoiding it for my own good, since we have a history. One that started in 1987 when I went on my first quest and became completely obsessed with … Continue reading Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

We were provided with a free download of Race with Ryan for review and will be giving away a free copy to one lucky winner right before Christmas! The game is currently available on all platforms, and we tested out the version for PS4. It got the official thumbs-up review from my four-year-old son. Race … Continue reading Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

Making Happy Halloween Memories

My very first Halloween memory is from around 3-years-old, when my mom took the clothes off a giant doll and dressed me as Raggedy Ann. We went around the neighborhood trick-or-treating and when one house turned off its lights and wasn't quite in the Halloween spirit, my mom picked me up, handed me a bar … Continue reading Making Happy Halloween Memories

What Are You Going to be for Halloween?

It's the time of year when most conversations will veer toward Halloween costumes at some point and the popular inquiry of what you and your child will be for Halloween. Since I have been known to dress up elaborately from time-to-time, I get asked this question a lot, usually with the expectation that I will … Continue reading What Are You Going to be for Halloween?

TeeRexTee Nerdy T-Shirt Giveaway Time

This week's giveaway is courtesy of TeeRexTee.com - a t-shirt shop featuring soft and stylish tees inspired by your favorite games, anime, TV shows and movies. I got a couple to try out myself and can vouch for their softness and good fit. They even have special Halloween designs! Scroll down for details on entering … Continue reading TeeRexTee Nerdy T-Shirt Giveaway Time

What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

I'm doing a panel this year at WasabiCon, based on one of my most popular blog posts, What to Expect at a Comic Con. It will be Saturday, 10/19/19, at 12PM in Programming A. Hope to see lots of people there, but if you can't make it and are wondering what the heck WasabiCon even … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture