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  • Mommy Niri Live On Snazl Tonight (Wednesday) 9pm EST!
    Tweet I am even nervous to announce it, but Mommy Niri will be at her first live show tonight at 9pm. It is pretty easy to write on the blog but vlogging (video blogging) is something scarily different. Especially if you are not used to have attention on you it might...
    by at August 12th, 2009 at 05:08 am
  • Post Your Ideas by Sept 1st | That’s Ingenious Challenge: $10,000 For School Charity
    Tweet WHAT? You already read about my iRobot tour so you would have got a feel for the company behind the That’s Ingenious challenge. Then you would have read my feature on Donor’s Choose (the charity promoting education) and you could see clearly why iRobot...
    by at August 11th, 2009 at 12:08 pm
  • That’s Ingenious: Donors Choose – The Charity Helping Teachers Focus on Education!
    Tweet As we learned, through the iRobot That’s Ingenious project, of $10,000 being the prize money for charity, we also learned that it was going to be through Donors Choose. I hate to admit that I had never heard of Donors Choose before this project and when I...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Win Super Why DVD Featuring Alpha Pig, Princess Presto, Wonder Red & Whyatt Beanstalk!
    Tweet Congratulations Winner: Rachel Burke! ***  CONTEST CLOSED *** I am sure you have read how much Super Why is loved in our home ( read my post on Meet Angelo Santomero, creator of Super Why to find out more). If Super Why is a favorite in your home or you have not...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • A Visit To The Ford Assembly Plant! Tales Of Sync, MyKey, Parking Assist And The Ford Taurus 2010!
    Tweet Not only was Mommy Niri headed to Chicago to BlogHer but she was also getting there a whole day ahead since she was invited with a team of bloggers to visit the Ford Assembly plant. To prepare Mommy Niri asked her readers What Women Want(ed) in cars. I was excited...
    by at August 8th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Frustrating Things About My Man!
    Tweet The past week, after I returned from BlogHer, I found my home in a state that reminded me that dads do it differently. Yes, he did a splendid job holding down the fort, even if he could not hold down the balloon but it has taken me over a week to pick up the remnants....
    by at August 7th, 2009 at 09:08 pm
  • Meet Angela Santomero, Creator Of Super Why!
    Tweet You know how some people die to see their favorite singer or band? Well, when I heard that I may get the opportunity to meet the creator of the PBS children’s show Super Why, Angelo Santomero,  I was super excited. Trust me, no exaggeration here. I am pretty...
    by at August 5th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • Win Hostess 100 Calorie Packs (10 winners)
    Tweet Congratulations Winners: Donna Kozar, Cheryl Yoder, Candie Luster, Jennifer Girsche, Janet Fricano, Patricia Treskovich, Carol Dziuba, Amanda Kinder, Jeccica Simpson, and Carol Lawrence CONTEST CLOSED When I was contacted by Hostess about reviewing their new...
    by at August 4th, 2009 at 07:08 pm
  • Hasbro Has Toys That Even Siblings Can Share!
    Tweet About a month ago (yes I am a little behind) I received a package from Hasbro with a variety of toys targeted at my toddler/preschooler age. Toys are always fun for the kids but also interesting when you are reviewing them as to how closely you watch how your kids...
    by at August 2nd, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Win A Personalized Gift From Frecklebox!
    Tweet Congratulations Winner: Bridget Combs!!! CONTEST CLOSED!!! If you read my review a while back on FreckleBox, the makers of personalized gifts, you would have been drooling to get your own. These guys did such an awesome job on creating the books for my girls I consider...
    by at August 1st, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • Blogging Experts? Just Blog And Let Blog!
    Tweet This is one blog post I really did not want to write since there are a gazillion blog posts about blogging instead of what we normally blog about since BlogHer (Hangover), and frankly I am sick of it! I know this post won’t make me popular, oh wait I am not...
    by at August 1st, 2009 at 07:08 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Signs Of Second Child Syndrome!
    Tweet Just watching how my children interact with each other is an education for me. Although I wait in anticipation for those moments of affection I hate to admit that they are peppered with far too many squabbles. Siblings are surely something else. With many of my...
    by at July 31st, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • That’s Ingenious: The iRobot (Makers of Roomba & Scooba) Tour!
    Tweet I was away on the long July 4th weekend (yes the same weekend I got my 1st speeding ticket for $200) I was thrilled to get an twitter message that the company has been trying to get hold of me for an iRobot blogging event. Truth be told, I listened to nothing of...
    by at July 30th, 2009 at 08:07 am
  • The BlogHer Hangover!
    Tweet It seemed months away, and that gave me hope to get into shape, but somehow the time flew and so did those dieting hopes. I tried in the last few days to not get caught up in the whole hysteria. I packed very little and prided myself on taking it easy.  I had already...
    by at July 28th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Win Healthy Choice Meals (10 Winners)!
    Tweet Congratulations Winners: Angela McCoy, Janet Fricano, Nora Scott-Platt, Laura Benjamin, Valerie Mitchell, Amanda Sandico, Heather Simone, Ramishia Mckissick, Erica Carnes, and Nancy Schools CONTEST CLOSED!!! With the focus of how kids should eat healthy it...
    by at July 27th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Balloon Delivery
    Tweet This post has moved to: http://www.thepapapost.com/balloon-delivery/
    by at July 26th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Things Mommy Niri Won’t Be Doing This Friday
    Tweet To ensure the tradition of Mommy Niri’s Friday 5 continues, I am providing this week’s dose from the windy city Chicago. You would already know what I am doing here if you have been following my blog, but just incase you are new (welcome) I am attending...
    by at July 24th, 2009 at 11:07 am
  • Win A Coach Bag By Getting Organized With SpringPad
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED! Remember the days we carried notebooks to keep track of whatever we did or needed to do? Well what if there was a way to do that now, only online and only better. SpringPad has taken it to the next level, by allowing seamless integration. Why merely...
    by at July 22nd, 2009 at 11:07 am
  • Win Autographed Hawthorne Poster And Saving Grace Season 2 DVD!
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED!!! What a way to celebrate TNT Tuesday! Mommy Niri, thanks to TNT, is offering her readers a chance to celebrate the Tuesday series Hawthorne and Saving Grace. Both of these series depict dynamic and strong women. The winner will get a Hawthorne poster...
    by at July 20th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Go On, Tell Ford What Women Want!
    Tweet Well hold back on asking for a contraption for folding laundry or emptying the dishwasher, I don’t think Ford is equipped yet (but I guess it won’t hurt to ask, right?), but let us focus on cars. Wondering why on earth you should bother telling me?...
    by at July 19th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Reasons I Love My GPS!
    Tweet I know you already read my older post “GPS: Finally A Way For Men To Ask For Directions!” , but I have to tell you why I absolutely love my GPS and what better time than my weekly Friday 5 series. I am reducing my carbon footprint. Not only am I saving...
    by at July 17th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Grab Screening Tickets for Disney’s G-Force [Boston 7/22]
    Tweet Grab FREE passes to a special Disney advance screening of movie G-FORCE. 1) Log on to http://WWW.GOFOBO.COM/RSVP 2) Enter RSVP Code: LKYB4WJ3AT The movie is screened in Boston on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 7pm. Passes are limited and are available on a first-come,...
    by at July 17th, 2009 at 07:07 pm
  • You Saw Mommy Niri Where?
    Tweet This is the type of post I love doing, I mean I love all my posts (or else they won’t be appearing on MommyNiri.com) but once in a while it is nice to get noticed. Since my blogging is unpaid and done in the pumpkin hours any mention of Mommy Niri makes me...
    by at July 16th, 2009 at 10:07 pm
  • Win A Safety 1st “Summer Road Trip Safety” Basket
    Tweet CONTEST IS CLOSED!!!! As we’re in the midst of summer travel season, Safety 1st is offering a “Summer Road Trip Safety” basket to one lucky reader! Summer travel is fun and exciting, but it is important to first ensure the safety of your little...
    by at July 15th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Preschool And The Sibling Separation
    Tweet Siblings! They fight! Constantly! Over everything! Anyone who has more than child most likely suffers the same fate. No matter how you yell out “Share!”, “Who had it first?”, “Wait your turn!” or “Give it back!” it...
    by at July 14th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Meet Margaret Johnson, CEO Of SABI Games!
    Tweet Margaret Johnson‘s passion is about providing kids with a fresh approach to learning. She is the CEO and Co-founder of  Sabi - a startup game company. Their mission is to take children’s computer gaming to a higher level. They are the creator of ItzaBitza...
    by at July 13th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Mommy Niri Speaks To Mayim Bialik!
    Tweet Even Mommy Niri, who does not keep up with the plethora of television shows, knows who Mayim Bialik is.  I grew up on Blossom so when the guys over at TNT offered me an opportunity to chat with Mayim Bialik, I jumped at the chance. Mayim Bialik, who will be starring...
    by at July 12th, 2009 at 12:07 am
  • A Behind The Scenes Look At Peapod!
    Tweet A few weeks ago I was invited to take a behind the scenes look at Peapod, and if you are wondering what took me so long to blog about it, I suggest you read the several posts just before this one. If you don’t know who Peapod is, they are the delivery service...
    by at July 11th, 2009 at 10:07 pm
  • TBS Brings Family Nights With The Bill Engvall Show
    Tweet TBS is aiming at bringing Saturday night back to the old family night by having family sitcom The Bill Engvall Show be part of the summer viewing. I am a big fan of sitcoms, while my husband not so. He can’t wrap his head around the automatic laughter while...
    by at July 11th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Win Karito Kids Doll Of Choice ($100 Value)
    Tweet CONTEST CLOSED, Winner: Nicole Choate !!! You may have already read my Karito Kids review and now is the chance for you and your child to be a part of something larger than merely owning a toy. Every doll comes with a code that unlocks a charity of choice online....
    by at July 10th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Positive Things About Boston’s Awful Rainy Weather!
    Tweet Boston is not known for charm of its weather, except maybe fall where people flock to see the leaves change color. I won’t argue that the sight is worth the trekking to Boston, but come winter we are are so bogged with snow. I always moan that Boston is the...
    by at July 10th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • GPS: Finally A Way To Get Men To Ask For Directions!
    Tweet Well to not wreak a barrage of insults hurled at me for that somewhat sexist title, maybe I should say “Finally a way to get my husband to ask for directions.” I have wanted a GPS for ages and always was rebuked about it by hubby dearest for the cost...
    by at July 10th, 2009 at 07:07 pm
  • Bloggers Bowl For Autism At BlogHer!
    Tweet BlogHer conferences are known for being drastically different to technology conferences in that there is a relaxed atmosphere of inclusion. Here everyone wants to make connection with everyone. Well if you think the conferences are fun, wait until you hear the big...
    by at July 9th, 2009 at 08:07 pm
  • Speeding My Way To A $200 Ticket!
    Tweet It had been a while since we had taken a vacation. When the days are not filled with running around 2 crazily active girls, or attending a million birthdays we are caught working. Well for the long July 4th weekend we decided to venture to New Jersey, a place we...
    by at July 8th, 2009 at 05:07 am
  • Only 5 Days Left To Vote For Mommy Niri!
    Tweet VOTING CLOSES ON JULY 15th!!! For what has seemed like an eternity the Nickelodeon voting has been going on. It seems like a distant memory when over 2.5 months I learned that Mommy Niri had been nominated for the Nickelodeon Parent’s Pick Award for Best...
    by at July 7th, 2009 at 10:07 pm