Kindergarten Vs Zombies: A Cautionary Tale of What Book to Bring to School
There are little things to indicate if your family is of the “different” variety. Take for instance, the book choice that my son chose to share with his kindergarten class during his special week as VIP. Being the VIP for the week was a title of the utmost revere... Read more
Mommy Fearist Needed a Break with Boos
After a few rough weeks filled with open houses, conventions, sickness and other shenanigans Mommy Fearist decided it was time for a night out-without the kids. So I called my friend and proposed an evening filled with adventure, spirits and “spirits.” We braved traffic at 4:30pm from Orange County... Read more
WonderCon Weekend Wrap Up
As I walked out of the Anaheim Convention Center late Sunday afternoon, a familiar wave of emotions washed over me. First being exhaustion, second was bittersweetness and third was disappointment that this con was only three days. For the past several years WonderCon had reminded me of the old... Read more
Mommy Fearist Gives Her WonderCon-First Impressions
The Fearist house has been a buzz of excitement and activity leading up to Friday, opening day of WonderCon 2017. Daddy Fearist and I have been finishing up the cosplay for our two kids as well as packing our backpacks with a variety of snacks and water. I picked... Read more
Convention Procrastination and Cosplay Miracles Can Happen
WonderCon is a week away and I just realized that we don’t have cosplay planned. I should be fired. For the past couple of years I have had delusions of grandeur when it comes to cons and family cosplay. In my head it looks beautiful. In my head people... Read more
Mommy Fearist introduces her students to her darker side
“Hey Miss Erin, when are you going to write about scary stuff and dance?” I’ve never been a person that fits neatly inside a box. Growing up as a dancer I was the odd ball who wasn’t into princess fluff and fairies. As I grew older I had an... Read more
Knott’s Berry Farm Screams Against Breast Cancer
Yesterday was a chilly, grey Saturday morning at Knott’s Berry Farm. It was also pink. For the fourth year, Knott’s Berry Farm has partnered with the Susan G. Komen foundation to raise funds towards breast cancer research. You may be wondering why Mommy Fearist is covering this non-horror event. According to... Read more
Costumes aren’t just for Halloween Anymore, Says Mommy Fearist
When you are five years old and decide to wear your Spiderman costume to the grocery store, people think it’s funny and cute. Little kids in super hero or princess costumes are met with ooohs and aaaahs, smiles and giddy laughter. However, there comes a time when other shoppers... Read more
Mommy Fearist takes a brief look back on 2016
It’s the start of a new year. The flurry of the holiday seasons are behind us and what lies before us is the fresh outlook of starting anew. It has been a whirlwind in the Mommy Fearist household and it seems like we had hardly any time to catch... Read more
Happy Golden Anniversary to How the Grinch Stole Christmas
For fifty years the Grinch, along with adorable Cindy Lou Who, have been a holiday tradition for many households. It all started with Dr. Suess’ book, “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” which was published in 1957. Then in 1966 Boris Karloff narrated and voiced the Grinch in the animated... Read more