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July 18, 2019

I think the best part of being a geek is the enthusiasm and excitement of sharing your fandom love with others. We love these fandoms SO MUCH, that we want others to love them and get excited about them too. I mean, isn’t that the purpose behind most, if not all, of our favorite geek conventions across the globe?
 

This extends, of course, to our children. Spreading the geek love is just part of geek culture, so how do we do th...

June 20, 2019

My husband and I embrace our geekiness and it really is one of the main things that brought us together as a couple. So, when we found out that I was pregnant, we immediately talked about how fun it would be to introduce our son to geek culture and all that it entailed.

I know some people will definitely think, “Why in the world would you want to raise your son as a geek?!?”   We still deal with plenty of traditional folks who...

June 5, 2019

My husband and I attend multiple geeky conventions a year, so the question is always: do we bring our 6 year-old son or not? I thought it might be helpful to other geek parents to read the process we go through to reach this decision. 

First, especially in the case of a convention I’m not familiar with, I go to the con website’s “about us” page. This page usually tells me the focus of the convention, maybe some history of the c...

June 4, 2019

I’m THAT parent. You know the one. The one who named her kid after fictional characters from her favorite fandoms? Yeahhh. Guilty as charged.

My daughter’s name is Alice Khaleesi. Trust me, I got some funny looks from people when they heard that middle name; I’ve always loved the story of Alice in Wonderland, and I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan, so why not? I was drawn to Alice’s imaginative whimsy, and I loved the idea of a str...

May 30, 2019

There is nothing in the world like having a child and buying them their first Superhero, Harry Potter, or Star Wars shirt (depending on your fandom).  It’s a totally awesome feeling. You think you are raising this kid in all the right ways, because who else has a kid that knows every superhero by their true name and that DC and Marvel are, in fact, two separate universes (but that’s another story).  Then one day, it just comes...

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If Superwholock and Clone Club made a baby in a Marvel/DC au......then we'd totally add it to head cannon. 

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