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  • A Visit To The Circus!
    Tweet This past week we went to the opening night at the Ringling Bros And Barnum and Bailey circus courtesy of Mom Central (be sure to use the coupon MOM to get discount tickets) and the Feld Entertainment group. I was highly anxious about taking my kids to the circus....
    by at October 24th, 2009 at 05:10 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Reasons I Have No Chance For Mom Of The Year Award!
    Tweet Ok, so I never pretend to have it all together. In fact when I started the Mommy Niri Friday 5 series I did with so with resolutions for the year, knowing I had to get my act in gear. It is no surprise that the year is almost done (what do you mean it is only October,...
    by at October 23rd, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Win The “O” Bracelet! #path2peace
    Tweet CONTEST IS CLOSED!!! Congratulations Laura! You would have read about Mommy Niri being a Macy’s Path To Peace Ambassador and I am sure you have been ogling my fabulous bracelet. Well I love my readers and while I won’t share my bracelet, yes that same...
    by at October 22nd, 2009 at 07:10 pm
  • Why I’m Proud To Be A Macy’s Path To Peace Ambassador! #path2peace
    Tweet When I received an invitation to be an ambassador for the Macy’s Path To Peace program I had barely read the entire mail before I said yes. My plate is actually full, and then some, but this project was too close to my heart to say no to. What is the Macy’s...
    by at October 22nd, 2009 at 07:10 pm
  • Win Gerber Graduates Smart Sips Drink And BackPack
    Tweet ** CONTEST CLOSED ** Congratulations Clarissa Neiding & Jovita Cantu Nutritional drink for kids? There are so many in the market today that you can’t even count them. A quick search on Google for “kids nutritional drinks” returns 20 million...
    by at October 21st, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Chat With William Lynch, President Of BN.com About Launch Of Nook
    Tweet While Wal-Mart and Amazon (and now Target) are slugging out for the top 10 best sellers for lowest prices (so far at $8.99), Barnes & Noble announced Nook, the Wireless eBook Reader. Just a few months after announcing their Free eReader app, BN surprised everyone...
    by at October 21st, 2009 at 07:10 am
  • Win GRiPPiES No-Slip Run-Resistant Tights (2 winners)
    Tweet Contest Closed! Congratulations Lisa and Susan! Contest Closed!!! You know how you always want you kiddo’s tootsies to be covered but have seen them fall as the socks skid on the non carpeted floors? Yes, some socks do have those non-skid surfaces but truth...
    by at October 20th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Win “Testing The Ice” Book with Kid’s hat, gloves and scarf set (5 winners)
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Congratulations Amy (book and hat, gloves and scarf set) and book winners Diane, Andria, Erica, Carol Two-time Caldecott Honor Book artist Kadir Nelson has been charged with creating memorable paintings that capture the essence of one of America’s...
    by at October 19th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • My Dear Blogger Friends: Be Nice!
    Tweet I have been keeping my nose to the grindstone and pumping out posts trying hard to keep my content fresh barely lifting my head up to breathe. When I do manage to get out to tweet I see the parties I am missing yet I know I have commitments to post so I do. Maybe...
    by at October 19th, 2009 at 04:10 pm
  • Will You Stay?
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    by at October 18th, 2009 at 10:10 pm
  • Win A Temple Touch Thermometer!
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED! Congratulations Kristi! The types of thermometers out there are big and everyone has their favorite. Growing up we just used the old mercury ones and I was glad to see them phased out. When we were expecting a baby we considered various ones but...
    by at October 18th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • What Is It About The Holidays That Make you Miss Home?
    Tweet Yesterday was Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. You may have never heard about it and I certainly would not blame you. Heck if it was not for Facebook and connected to friends and family back home I may have forgotten it. That is pretty sad, isn’t it?...
    by at October 18th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Ice Age 3 Dawn Of The Dinosaurs DVD Scrat Pack (3 winners)
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Congratulations John, Angela and Gina! It seems like yesterday that Ice Age was released, right? Can you believe October 27th Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs releases? Well I received a screener copy of the movie so I know it is indeed very real....
    by at October 17th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Positive Things That Arise When The Chips Are Down!
    Tweet Friday seems to roll around all too often, especially when you commit to write a Friday 5 post every week. In fact I recall when I decided to start the Mommy Niri Friday 5 series hubby thought it would be too much to write and I rebelled and started it anyway. I...
    by at October 16th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Type A Mom Conference Brings Bloggers Unplugged!
    Tweet I am so overdue for a post that I almost felt like I should skip it, I mean how embarrassing is it that it is almost a month before I am publishing this? Nevertheless I decided it was worth digging my head out of the sand of shame to share my experiences. Firstly...
    by at October 16th, 2009 at 07:10 pm
  • Win Potato Head Trick-O-Tater Plus Bag of Halloween Play-Doh!
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED! Congratulations Meredith! In my home with a 4 year old and a 2 year old there are few toys which can appease both ages and still allow them to play in the complexity of their levels. Leggos and Potato Head are just a few favorite toys and with the...
    by at October 16th, 2009 at 05:10 pm
  • Time To Play Reveals Top 16 Toys for 2009
    Tweet I recently attended the Time To Play event in New York, where the Top 16 toys were going to be revealed. I knew nothing more of the event except for that snippet of information. Anything that screams “toys” though has me as an ardent listener. I was...
    by at October 15th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Easy No-Bake Spider Treats (Also Win A Chance To Make Your Own)!
    Tweet CONTEST IS CLOSED!!! Congratulations Joan! When the guys over at Fleischman Hillard asked if I was up for making some raisin treats, since I had worked with them earlier when the California Raisin guy was nominated, I was slightly skeptical. One was I am not a great...
    by at October 15th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Just When The Phone Rings…
    Tweet It is one of those perfect moments, the kids are actively engaged and you are busy into activities of your own, and then the phone rings. You initially think perfect timing but the veteran mom will be glancing quickly at her kids as she reaches for the handset...
    by at October 15th, 2009 at 06:10 am
  • Win The Swirly Mini Ghost Ornament Set (2 winners)
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Congratulations Heather and Kathy! Paul (Meet Paul, A Stay At Home Dad) and Lianne, who run Swirly Designs, are meticulous about their craft. No 2 designs of their polymer clay are identical as they are handmade. There is nothing like checking...
    by at October 14th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Move The Halloween Date? Win $25 Gift Card (3 winners)!
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! Congratulations Nicole, Jessica and Beth! Halloween on a Saturday? Always a Saturday! Make that the last Saturday in October? Easier to remember, or not? Although I do have a passion for October 31st as a date the guys behind this fun movement,...
    by at October 13th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Halloween Extravaganza! The Scariest (10) Giveaways Yet!
    Tweet Ok, so Halloween is not your typical holiday. You spend all that money for a costume for your little one, who moans to get in on, wears it for less than an hour, manages to drop something on it before you step out the door, and then brings oodles of candy that you...
    by at October 13th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Mommy Niri At The Ad Club Creative Awards In Boston!
    Tweet Mommy Niri was invited by 360 PR to the attend and tweet about the 49th Ad Club Creative Awards held at the World Trade Center in Boston, MA. Now if you know me, you know this is not the norm for me to be attending an event of this nature, but how could I miss...
    by at October 13th, 2009 at 06:10 pm
  • Friday 5: How To Hold Down The Fort While Mom Goes To A Blog Conference?
    Tweet Ever wonder how my kids (ages 2 & 4) know Chicago, Asheville, New York and Atlanta? Well, to tell the truth … mommy has been to all these places (for blogging conferences). Every night when I put them to bed I tell them to dream about toys that mommy...
    by at October 9th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Google + Fun = Goby
    Tweet This post has moved to: http://www.thepapapost.com/google-fun-goby/ the market? (Travel seems to be getting crowded) Unlike general purpose search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing, Goby is dedicated to a single task: helping people make the most of their scarce...
    by at October 8th, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Hitting The Best Heading: Keywords Or Punchlines?
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    by at October 7th, 2009 at 06:10 pm
  • Mommy Niri And Office Max Surprise Teacher With Supplies!
    Tweet You would already know that Mommy Niri is an Office Max “Max Mom”.  You also know that I hosted a local Office Max party to collect supplies for a local teacher. You may even know I held a contest for $100 Office Max Gift Card for a deserving teacher. Well...
    by at October 6th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Are Those Links Really Innocent?
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    by at October 6th, 2009 at 10:10 am
  • My Office Max Party !
    Tweet Between all of the parties that I have been hosting lately from the Zhu Zhu Pets party (and I even have one up for grabs), to the ELF Makeup Party to the Healthy Choice Party you would have thought that my home was a Party Central, but this Office Max party...
    by at October 4th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
  • Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Giveaway. Win Blue Ray Disc, DVD And Plush Set!
    Tweet *** CONTEST CLOSED *** Congratulations Melissa! Who has not seen Snow White? It is one of those movies that has several versions but all form something of a magical connection with the viewer. It is something that your grandma has probably seen and chances are pretty...
    by at October 3rd, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Harry Connick Jr’s “Your Songs” Is One Sweet Selection!
    Tweet Had it not been my relationship with One2One Network I would be singing Dora tunes all day, and that would not be a good thing for anyone especially anyone subjected to my already bad singing (warning – knowing that I sing bad in no way makes me stop). I try...
    by at October 3rd, 2009 at 08:10 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Signs That Hubby Has Been Taking Care Of The Kids!
    Tweet As part of the Mommy Niri’s Friday 5 Series I delve into something a little too fresh in my memory and too stale in my home, some clear indications that mommy has been away. With all the conferences (BlogHer and Type A Mom and the upcoming Blogalicious where...
    by at October 2nd, 2009 at 07:10 pm
  • Robin Miller Introduces Euro-Pro’s Ninja Kitchen Master Prep!
    Tweet So you know how some people are all about certain channels which they love? Well Mommy Niri is a total Food Network junkie. I never get to watch the shows normally during the day as I limit television viewing for my kids but I am known on occasion to sneak snippets...
    by at September 29th, 2009 at 08:09 pm
  • Gary Hirshberg, CEO Of The Organic Stonyfield Farm, Introduces YoBaby Meals!
    Tweet hWhen I received the invitation to attend the Stonyfield Blogger event memories of my girls being babies and eating came flooding back. If you don’t know by now, though in honesty you would be hard pressed to find someone who has not heard of Stonyfield, Stonyfield...
    by at September 28th, 2009 at 10:09 pm
  • Win Tickets to SteveSongs Live Show in Boston on Oct 10th
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!!! CONGRATULATIONS LORI! The lovable music teacher from PBS KIDS show, Steve Roslonek (SteveSongs), is coming to Boston. The LIVE show will be performed at: The Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA at 10:30am and 3pm on October 10th...
    by at September 28th, 2009 at 09:09 pm