Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

This week's featured geek is my friend Effie Quintana, who posts daily workouts on her Instagram as Project Mom Strong,  or PMS as we so fondly call it. Effie inspires me to get to the gym and always represents the geek with her cool R2-D2 backpack, which she may or may not have swiped from … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

Geek of the Week: That Nerdy Mom Katherine

This week's Geek of the Week Katherine is no stranger to the local geek crowd! You can find her set up and selling her geeky wares at many of the local events, conventions and art shows under the guise of That Nerdy Mom~ 1) Let's start with the basics - My name is Katherine and I … Continue reading Geek of the Week: That Nerdy Mom Katherine

Geek of the Week: Bethany from New Age Dream Chick

Here are at GeekMamas, we're a little more skewed to the superhero/comics/sci-fi genres of geekdom, but all are welcome! So this week's featured geek Bethany is expanding our reach into the realm of LARPing and RPG fans. Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, website link, etc. Bethany Boggs, I am … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Bethany from New Age Dream Chick

Geek of the Week: Becca from When Fit Hits the Shan

I am really enjoying getting everyone's answers to these questions! This week's featured geek is Becca who blogs at WhenFitHitstheShan.com 1) Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, etc. I'm Becca Sheffield. I'm a "Professional Mom"- with a degree in Child Development, experience coaching parents and children, and of course my … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Becca from When Fit Hits the Shan

Geek of the Week: Emily from The 5 Parkers

The latest Geek of the Week is my friend Emily Parker- supermom to four, dog whisperer (she often watches our aussie Sierra), cosplayer and blogger at The5Parkers.com. 1) Let's start with the basics - name, what do you do, website link, etc. I'm Emily Parker. I work in the non-profit field and in my free … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Emily from The 5 Parkers

Week in Review: Same Name, New Geek, Christmas Cards, Santa on Fire and Adagio Tea

Last week I was musing about changing the name of the Week in Review to something like "Blog Digest." That's as far as I got. I've been doing the weekly review for a bit and I think I'll just keep the same old name. The only thing I can't seem to keep the same is … Continue reading Week in Review: Same Name, New Geek, Christmas Cards, Santa on Fire and Adagio Tea

Geek of the Week: Erika from Dorky Mom Doodles

I've been wanting to get this Geek of Week feature going for some time now, and I figure what better time than when a fellow geeky mom just released a new book and is doing a giveaway? So I'm happy to introduce my first Geek of the Week, Erika Watts, blogger and author of Don't Lick … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Erika from Dorky Mom Doodles

Inspired by Zelda: STL Ocarina Takes Ocarinas Beyond the Gaming World

Do you remember playing the recorder in school? For a lot of kids, it's their first musical instrument. I actually kept mine for years afterwards even though the only thing I could play was Hot Cross Buns and some terrible song about a goose dying called Go Tell Aunt Rhody. I think I would have … Continue reading Inspired by Zelda: STL Ocarina Takes Ocarinas Beyond the Gaming World

What Kind of Blog Do You Have?

One things I had the most trouble with when I started blogging was answering the question "What is your blog about?" My usual answer - a mumbled "mom stuff" or "a little of everything" never sounded quite right. Then a little self-doubt would sink in and I'd start to wonder "what the heck IS my … Continue reading What Kind of Blog Do You Have?

Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Cosplayers can get pretty wound up when asked about the current state of the cosplay community. My generation in particular can get their wonder panties in quite a bunch over “cosplay” and what cosplay means and how it’s basically a dirty word ruining everything associated with costuming. Many of us have acquiesced and accepted the … Continue reading Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word