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  • Friday 5: 5 Things I Appreciate Now That I Am A Mom!
    The Mommy Niri Friday 5 Series, continues this Friday and yes I am late again but officially it is still Friday so no rules broken (yet). This Friday I wanted to take special note of many things that have been around for a while but have only garnered attention since I...
    by at May 15th, 2009 at 08:05 pm
  • Win The Good Home CookBook!
    *** CONTEST CLOSED *** The Good Home Cookbook, edited by Richard J Perry, is somewhat of a bible on cooking, and not for nothing. Knowing that recipes are tried and tested gives the assurance to any cook, novice or expert. I mean I certainly don’t want to find out...
    by at May 14th, 2009 at 09:05 pm
  • Mommy Niri + ItzaBitza = Best BlogHer Yet!
    It is with much excitement that I would like to announce that Sabi Games will be sponsoring Mommy Niri to the BlogHer 2009 conference in Chicago.  I have been skeptical about accepting any sponsorships or advertising as it was extremely important that the affiliation I...
    by at May 11th, 2009 at 08:05 pm
  • Mommy Niri Nominated For Best Local Blog In Nickelodeon Parents’ Pick Awards!
    You can Vote daily! How wonderful it was to get an email on Friday to let me know that Mommy Niri has been nominated for a Nickelodeon’s Parent’s Pick Award in the Best Local Blog section. The surprise soon subsided and then I went on in disbelief to see if...
    by at May 10th, 2009 at 01:05 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Last Minute Ideas For Mother’s Day
    As part of the Mommy Niri Friday 5 Series, I am going to focus on again on Mother’s Day. Yes, I know I covered it last week in what not to do for Mother’s Day, but I decided to help you out this. Since I know several of you are last minute guys (ahem, honey...
    by at May 8th, 2009 at 07:05 pm
  • Carpool Karma
    Will all of you moms who spend more time behind the wheel playing taxi to the kid’s social calendar (which is more active than our own, not that we are keeping tabs) raise your hands? That’s what I thought, and I am no different. Of course the fact that my...
    by at May 6th, 2009 at 02:05 am
  • Mom’s Nite Out! Are You In?
    The first National Mom’s Nite Out is scheduled for May 7th, 2009 and includes special events, virtual communal celebrations and the common goal of celebrating motherhood. More than 200 mom bloggers, 50 mom websites, and a dozen companies have committed to giving Moms...
    by at May 3rd, 2009 at 02:05 pm
  • Win An EA Sports Active For Wii
    *** CONTEST CLOSED *** *** CONGRATULATIONS SHERRY RIMBEY! *** I am not a huge fan of exercise or electronic gaming but when you put them both together, neither me or my still-carrying-baby-weight body can resist. I must admit I was slightly impressed when Wii hit the market,...
    by at May 2nd, 2009 at 08:05 pm
  • Mom’s Special Day At The NH Children’s Museum
    In honor of Mother’s Day, the NH Children’s Museum will offer free admission for all mothers and grandmothers on Sunday, May 10 from noon – 5 pm. I have been to this museum and I love the variations it provides from art, to science to “cooking”...
    by at May 2nd, 2009 at 07:05 pm
  • Florastor Kids, A Probiotic Safe For Children
    *** CONTEST CLOSED *** What’s more frustrating than having a kid with diarrhea? Not being to help. Most medication out on the market is not designed for kids and doctors normally ask parents to “wait it out”. Thanks to BSM Media I was introduces to Florastor...
    by at May 2nd, 2009 at 06:05 pm
  • Friday 5: What Not To Do This Mother’s Day!
    As part of the Mommy Niri Friday 5 Series, I am going to focus on Mother’s Day. Yes, I know it is a week away but that is enough time to get the hints going to hubby dear. Better yet, use the Share This option at the bottom of this page and send him a copy. As a note...
    by at May 1st, 2009 at 01:05 pm
  • Meet A Mama To An Autistic Boy
    As the final piece in my celebration of April is Autism Month (make sure you read my older posts AMC And Autism, Games For Autistic Children, Autistic Society Of America), I have an interview with a mama to an Autistic boy. This is so close to my heart as this boy is my...
    by at April 30th, 2009 at 01:04 am
  • This Mother’s Day Honor Your Mom, While Helping The Homeless
    This Mother’s Day you can help the homeless and make your mother proud. For $25 donation a hand-written card will be sent as a thank you to your mom. What a wonderful feeling to know that the proceeds from this program benefit the Women’s Lunch Place. The Women’s...
    by at April 29th, 2009 at 10:04 pm
  • Win An Evenflo Dual Electric Breast Pump
    *** CONTEST IS CLOSED ! WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY *** To say I am a fan of breastfeeding is an understatement. I nursed each of my kids for 18 months (I know that sounds long but I am not sure if laziness was the reason that made me delay stopping) and considering...
    by at April 29th, 2009 at 09:04 pm
  • The Autism Society Of America
    This is the 3rd feature on Autism in my April is Autism Awareness Month. The 1st was AMC and Autism, and the 2nd one explored Autism games from Children Succeed. Here is my 3rd dose about the Autism Society of America. The ASA is just one of several organizations dedicated...
    by at April 29th, 2009 at 10:04 am
  • Hooked On Phonics Launches New Blog
    It is not often you come across companies that make you proud to the bone. Reading is such a fundamental core to education and when a company makes it their business to support this you can’t help but take notice. After years of promoting phonics a company becomes...
    by at April 29th, 2009 at 09:04 am
  • Games For Autistic Children
    As part of my tribute to the April dedication to Autism, here is my 2nd article in the feature. Make sure you read the post on the AMC and Autism. Here we explore Children Succeed, an online company offering games that help strengthen social and communication skills for...
    by at April 27th, 2009 at 09:04 pm
  • Sarah Ferguson At The Today’s Mom Book Bash
    It was a surprise to win an invitation to the VIP mommy blogger breakfast to celebrate the launch of the Today’s Mom book. The book, by the Emmy winning Producers Mary Ann Zoellner and Alicia Ybarbo Zimmerman of the NBC’s successful Today’s Show, has...
    by at April 27th, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • Friday 5: 5 Easy Ways To Go Green
    As part of the Mommy Niri Friday 5 Series, it made sense to focus on Earth Day. I will make it simple as small steps get us there, eventually. Every little change makes a difference.  Here are just 5 easy ways to go green. 1.      Use dishtowels in the kitchen. I...
    by at April 24th, 2009 at 01:04 am
  • Privacy Please!
    My (poor) husband was getting about his business showering while my little daughter Miss B and I were brushing our teeth (yes we have just one bathroom, with 2 little girls) and hubby dearest began bemoaning his lack of privacy. I was not sure whether to laugh at him or...
    by at April 23rd, 2009 at 12:04 pm
  • 10 Reasons To Visit New Hampshire This Spring
    I live in New England, close enough to New Hampshire to be thrilled I can venture to the serenity anytime. Whenever someone mentions NH lush greenery for some reason always fills my mind. If I was like any other gal shopping would be forefront in my mind, but these days...
    by at April 23rd, 2009 at 11:04 am
  • Buy A Ticket, Plant A Tree
    © BBC Worldwide Ltd. All rights reserved. The movie Earth, slated for release on April 22nd – Earth Day, is one much awaited movie. Disney’s movies are always special but this one has already got more than ½ million moviegoers buying tickets. What’s...
    by at April 21st, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • Win Tickets To See Pooh In Final Disney Matinee!
    ©Disney. All Rights Reserved. ************************CONTEST IS CLOSED********************************* You would have been following the Disney Matinee Launch on Mommy Niri, where there were 4 separate programs. Well lo and behold the final adventure is about to begin....
    by at April 21st, 2009 at 12:04 pm
  • A Playground For All!
    A playground is not just a playground to a child. It is that, and so much more. It where smiles meet the sky as high as the swings can go. It is where the ride down the slide lands you a new friend. It is where the monkey bars challenge you beyond your wildest dreams. It...
    by at April 20th, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • Culture and Tradition
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    by at April 20th, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • Writer Christine Hohlbaum’s Book On SAHM Is A Winner!
    Although reading is a great love of mine, it has not been a pastime I have indulged in for the past few years (parenting and children books don’t count). Truth is I have yet to see a book that can entice me to bribe my kids to give me a moment or give up my mindless...
    by at April 20th, 2009 at 08:04 am
  • Friday 5: 5 Parenting Wishes For Mommy Niri
    As part of the Mommy Niri Friday 5 Series, this week I let you in on my parenting wishes. Since I needed to limit it to 5 to be eligible I found it extremely difficult since we all know our wishes can be endless, but here goes 1.      A drive-thru for essentials like...
    by at April 17th, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • The AMC And Autism
    logo courtesy of AMC Entertainment It was with much excitement that I read of the partnership between AMC theaters and the Autism society of America. What does it mean to the families dealing with Autism? A gigantic step forward! The Sensory Friendly Film program and the...
    by at April 16th, 2009 at 06:04 pm
  • Race To See Cars As Part Of Disney’s Matinee Program
    © 2006 Disney/Pixar The third dose, called Motormania Program, in the Disney Matinee Club series is about to start this Friday (April 17th) and run until April 23rd. At Motormania, audiences can play the Motormania Race game and enjoy the short film “Mater and...
    by at April 16th, 2009 at 11:04 am
  • Win Disney’s “Space Buddies” DVD
    ***** CONTEST IS CLOSED! Congratulations Jessica Kauffman! ***** (c) Disney Enterprises, Inc To continue with our celebration of the Mommy Niri launch, Mommy Niri is giving her wonderful readers another chance to win a fabulous DVD. Now here is your chance to win Disney’s...
    by at April 16th, 2009 at 11:04 am
  • Thomas Rides Into Town
    I have 2 (little) girls yet you would be surprised how much cars and trains feature in their play routine (this is something I have tried to somewhat make an effort in, but you can read more on this in my post “No Way Is My Son Pushing A Stroller!“). When MomSelect...
    by at April 16th, 2009 at 11:04 am
  • When Hubby Shops, He Really Shops!
    We had just finished a quick jaunt to an Easter Event (read more on that whole fiasco at “Where Is My Baby?”) when we decided to stop by Whole Foods since it was right next door. What I love most about the store is the sampling of fruits and other goodies. Anyway...
    by at April 14th, 2009 at 05:04 am
  • Friday 5: 5 Things Inside Mommy Niri’s Bag!
    I hope that you have been following the Mommy Niri Friday 5 series. Again I am slightly a little later in the day thanks to me recovering from bronchitis and both my girls dealing with ear infections. Yup, my home is one happy haven for the bugs this season. For this week’s...
    by at April 10th, 2009 at 08:04 pm
  • Miley Cyrus To Surprise “Hannah Montana The Movie” Audiences
    “© Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.” The star of Walt Disney Pictures’ “Hannah Montana The Movie” Miley Cyrus will be surprising unsuspecting audiences during her film’s opening weekend.  Other than the movie itself...
    by at April 10th, 2009 at 06:04 pm
  • Win Tickets To See Advanced Screening Of Disney-Pixar’s “UP”
    (c) Disney Enterprises, Inc It is your lucky day as you, and your guest, are invited to an advance screening of Disney-Pixar’s latest 3D rendition “UP”. The movie is slated for release on May 29th but lucky for you Mommy Niri is offering the opportunity...
    by at April 8th, 2009 at 07:04 pm