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Geek Mom

Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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It's fast becoming a geek world out there, and all moms need to show off their tech smarts and superhero-like skills in order to keep their savvy kids entertained and engaged. Geek Mom: Projects, Tips, and Adventures for Moms and Their 21st-Century Families explores the many fun and interesting ways that digital-age parents and kids can get their geek on together. Imaginative ideas for all ages and budgets include thrifty Halloween costumes, homemade lava lamps, hobbit feasts, and magical role-playing games. There are even projects for moms to try when they have a few precious moments alone. With six sections spanning everything from home-science experiments to superheroes, this comprehensive handbook from the editors of Wired.com's popular GeekMom blog is packed with ideas guaranteed to inspire a love of learning and discovery. Along the way, parents will also find important tips on topics such as determining safe online communities for children, organizing a home learning center, and encouraging girls to love science. Being geeky is all about exploring the world with endless curiosity. Geek Mom is your invitation to introducing the same sense of wonder and imagination to the next generation.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0823085929
Characteristics: 224 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Barron, Natania

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As to the home sites of the authors, we can start with Corinna Lawson:

http://corrina-lawson.com/

Jun 13, 2013
  • Liber_vermis rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

This compilation by four "geek" women writers is more essays on philosophy, lifestyle, and the merits of home-schooling and less on hands-on projects and activities. Most of the activities have a low "geek" level and are gender stereotyped.

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