On Telling My Son That He Is A Geek. by Marshall Brain. I have put "the talk" off for as long as I have been able, because it is going to be an uncomfortable conversation. It will be far harder than the "birds and bees" conversation that parents dread. The "birds and bees" conversation, by the way, was fairly painless with my. 28 Jun You know the kind of dad who registers his son for soccer almost as soon as he takes his first step?. 10 Nov Whether you're facilitating their passion for learning or supporting their fandoms, getting involved can end up being just as fun for you. Now you have an excuse for visiting Harry Potter World, Renn Faire or Comicon (as if you really needed one). Unsure if your child is a nerd? Here is a highly scientific.