6 Reasons It's Amazing to Be the Parent of a Geeky Kid
While some might consider calling a child a "geek" a derogatory term or wince at the thought of their child being referred to as a nerd, Valya Dudycz Lupescu knows the truth: it's something to be proud of.
The mom and coauthor of Geek Parenting, understands that the meaning of the word has changed over the last few decades as geek culture has become more mainstream. Her coauthor, Stephen Segal, defines being a geek as "someone who is a brainy enthusiast," and raising this type of child has many benefits that outweigh the dated stereotypes. Lupescu spoke with POPSUGAR to share her perspective on geek parenting and shed some light on the unexpected benefits that come along with it. Check out the perks of raising a geeky child that should be celebrated.