Category: News

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Students’ New School

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Students’ New School

Tweet I found this on the internetz and reposting here: Welcome Students to a Winter Wonderland When school resumes for Sandy Hook, it will be in a new building. Parent-volunteers are working to ensure that the students are welcomed back by a winter wonderland with the entire school decorated with as many unique snowflakes as [&hellip

Finding Nemo showing at the next Sensory Friendly movie! #Autism #SpecialNeeds

Finding Nemo showing at the next Sensory Friendly movie! #Autism #SpecialNeeds

Tweet So I have written about Sensory Friendly movies before but wanted to have a quick reminder that the next one is tomorrow. Finding Nemo is next, and is very special to my heart! Read How Nemo Made My daughter Cry to see why! Upcoming Sensory Friendly Screenings September 22 – FINDING NEMO October 13 – [&hellip

Teens and Volunteering: Get Started Now!

Teens and Volunteering: Get Started Now!

Tweet Teens nowadays are worried about school, friends and social situations. Volunteering really doesn’t come up for many – but it should!  Studies have shown that teens who volunteer gain benefits ranging from increased self-esteem to acquiring valuable job skills. At the fifth annual TeenLife LIVE! Community Service Fair & Expo that took place at [&hellip

Read Aloud Day! Let’s Do Something!

Read Aloud Day! Let’s Do Something!

Tweet If you read my blog over at MommyNiri.com you will know how important reading is in my life. In fact today I spent time at the WGBH studio planning more exciting stuff to come. Reading is a passion I hope to instill in my kids. In fact my 1st Grader has a grid from [&hellip

Stop The “R” Word Already!

Stop The “R” Word Already!

Tweet I am behind, in everything, but this was too important not to stop and post about. Every time I hear someone use the word “retard” I cringe. Ok, so having a kid with special needs may make me a tad more sensitive but I really do wish people would stop using the word… now! [&hellip

Macy’s Partners With Mommy Niri Cares To Help Room To Grow!

Macy’s Partners With Mommy Niri Cares To Help Room To Grow!

Tweet When Macy’s asked whether I wanted to host a local get together my mind was still rattling with ideas to help other people. So when I thought it would be nice to instead focus on helping one of my favorite local organizations, Room To Grow. I met up with a few bloggers over coffee [&hellip

Ruckus Media’s App Sales Support St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Ruckus Media’s App Sales Support St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Tweet I love the quality oozed out of the apps created by Ruckus Media. Whether it is the amazing illustrations or the wonderful voices (my favorite actress Meryl  Streep is in one of the) there is nothing I don’t like about those apps. I have gladly purchased several of the apps and am glad to hear [&hellip

Singing For Hope On Maddie’s (Would Be) 4th Birthday!

Singing For Hope On Maddie’s (Would Be) 4th Birthday!

Tweet For as long as I have know the blogosphere I have known the story of Maddie, the sweet child of Heather Spohr who was born prematurely and passed away a little over a year later. It was only when we both were part of the opening keynote team at Evo Conference that I learned [&hellip

Take The Eye-Care Pledge And Help Kids See More!

Take The Eye-Care Pledge And Help Kids See More!

Tweet I love what the Boys And Girls Club does. The purpose it serves in a community is so vital and if you have ever visited one you would know they are always in need of help. It is why I love VSP Eye Care’s latest campaign. Here’s the skinny: Every child deserves to see [&hellip

Sensory Friendly Movies At The AMC Theaters! #SpecialNeeds #Autism

Sensory Friendly Movies At The AMC Theaters! #SpecialNeeds #Autism

Tweet The Autism Society, and the AMC have joined forces to screen movies in a sensory friendly environment. These will help many families, especially those dealing with Autism. About the program: The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the [&hellip