Posts tagged geek

Mickey Mouse Apps

[twitter]Apps. Apps. Apps. My kids go through them like candy. Here are some of the latest ones that have been added to the roster of icons on what has quickly become their iPad. Mickey Mouse…

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Doodle 4 Google

My 4 year old is practicing his letters, and while he’s getting good and writing his own name, other words aren’t as comfortable for him. So we practiced some other letters today. Specifically G, O,…

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How Does He Do It?

There’s going to be one kid in every bunch who’s going to challenge whether or not Santa really exists by going all statistics on you. Now you can prove it with cold hard math. The…

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Epic Nerd-Approved Movies For Kids

Not to quote Ned Stark, but, “Winter is coming.” And what better way for any self-respecting nerd to spend the season than hunkered down in the glow of some of the best nerd-approved films of…

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Top Apps For Kids For Christmas

The surveys are in and kids want something from Apple for Christmas. If you’re obliging them with an iPod Touch or the family an iPad, don’t just give them the box to open on Christmas…

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Help Kids Believe In Santa

If The Elf on the Shelf isn’t enough to have your little doubter believe in the magic of the season, there’s an app that can help. Santa Message 2 U is a voice augmenting app…

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Sounds My Children Will Never Hear

I faintly remember a milkman used to deliver milk to my grandmother each week. She’d place the glass bottles on her doorstep and magically they’d get refilled – sometimes even with chocolate milk. My kids…

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Dear Sophie, Google Is Awesome

[twitter]It’s great being a geek dad. My 15 years online has let me create YouTube channels, Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, email addresses and blogs for my sons. It’s given me the skills to create small…

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Where Do Kids Go Online?

It’s hard as a parent to avoid screen time for your kids.  Honestly? It keeps them quiet than any other pacifier, the problem happens when a few minutes of Diego turns into a few hours. …

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Geocaching For Beginners

This article was written by Sean Funk. Have you ever wanted to explore your city? Go to new places? Have fun with your kids? Geocaching is for for you. What is geocaching?? According to geocaching.com…

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Flickr Is Baby Photo Insurance

[twitter]I am a pretty strong believer in personal responsibility. So don’t expect me to be crying a river for a couple who have lost all their baby photos. Jimmy and Tamala Lapointe were shocked to…

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FourSquare Theme Song For Dads

Much hype is greeting the launch of the social networking app (game?) Foursquare as it rolls out in cities across North America. Today it launches in Vancouver. While the single and childless in the city…

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