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

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

Unboxing: Kids Reveal Book Box Gets Geeky

We got a free kids book box from RevealBookBox.com to review and also did an unboxing on the SewGeekMama YouTube channel. Kids Reveal is a subscription box service that sends fun and educational books to your child each month. My son is getter better at doing these, while I seem to be getting worse, lol … Continue reading Unboxing: Kids Reveal Book Box Gets Geeky

Writing Your First Blog Post

I always read about people having trouble pressing publish for the first time. They stress about putting that first post out into the world for everyone to read. I always advise people to just start writing and don't worry about it. Because honestly? Unless you are pushing that post and sharing it on social media, … Continue reading Writing Your First Blog Post

The Newest Soccer Mom on the Block

I officially became a Soccer Mom last week! Do you think I need a minivan now, or will my SUV suffice? I'm pretty sure it has room for soccer balls, a portable chair that I still need to buy and a cooler that I may or may not fill with wine. I've been wanting to … Continue reading The Newest Soccer Mom on the Block

A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

I have a strong willed child. He's a master negotiator, stubborn as hell and wants everything done his own certain way. He's exhausting, often frustrating and constantly challenging. And I feel like punching someone every time they smile and tell me I'm just raising a "natural born leader." He's a leader all right. Because some … Continue reading A Rant on Raising a Strong Willed Child

MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

I was chatting with another mom at the park the other day and the topic of school came up. I said I couldn't wait until the fall when VPK starts and my son goes to school five days a week. (VPK is Florida's free preschool program) And she said, "That's funny, I'm terrified of it! … Continue reading MomLife: There’s Always Something to Do

Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Spring seems to be creeping in early in Florida so we got busy doing some planting in the yard, we had a busy Saturday attending the Beaches Wellness Fest in the morning and then our first Monster Jam that night, and if you are pregnant you might want to take a gamble on this week's … Continue reading Week in Review: Yard Work, Monster Jam, Beaches WellFest and the Gender Reveal Game

Writing an Honest Review

When you read a review of anything on this blog, even when I've been paid to write it, I can assure you it will always be an honest review. Things don't always go according to plan, and when things inadvertently go a little awry, I find it's best just to write the truth instead of … Continue reading Writing an Honest Review

Movie Review: Scooby-Doo! And the Curse of the 13th Ghost

The mystery of the 13th ghost is finally revealed in the new Scooby-Doo full-length animated film, Scooby-Doo! And the Curse of the 13th Ghost, now available on Digital and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Keep reading for our movie night experience and a fun kids activity to go with the movie!