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

By Natania Barron, Kathy Ceceri, Corrina Lawson, Jenny Bristol

It’s quick changing into a geek global in the market, and all mothers have to blow their own horns their tech smarts and superhero-like abilities with the intention to preserve their savvy children entertained and engaged. Geek mother: tasks, counsel, and Adventures for mothers and Their 21st-Century Families explores the numerous enjoyable and engaging ways in which digital-age mom and dad and youngsters can get their geek on jointly. creative rules for every age and budgets comprise thrifty Halloween costumes, selfmade lava lamps, hobbit feasts, and magical role-playing video games. There are even tasks for mothers to attempt once they have a number of useful moments on my own. With six sections spanning every thing from home-science experiments to superheroes, this accomplished instruction manual from the editors of Wired.com’s renowned GeekMom blog is jam-packed with principles absolute to encourage a love of studying and discovery. alongside the best way, mom and dad also will locate very important tips about subject matters comparable to choosing secure on-line groups for kids, organizing a house studying middle, and inspiring ladies to like technological know-how.
Being geeky is all approximately exploring the realm with unending interest. Geek mother is your invitation to introducing a similar experience of ask yourself and mind's eye to the subsequent new release.

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