UPDATE: As of March 26, 2011, the Nintendo 3DS may be sold out for pre-orders in some stores; however, the the Nintendo 3DS is still available for preorder on Amazon.com! Even though the 3DS releases tomorrow, it’s a good idea to preorder on Amazon–because that way, you’ll know the 3DS won’t sell out before you […]

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How President Obama is Like Your Mother

by Nindo Mom on February 7, 2011

What do I mean by such an odd-sounding statement? With this situation in Egypt, President Obama has been navigating troubled waters–as your mother probably does with her children–and or not–during the holidays. Except that in Obama’s scenario, he’s got the Egyptian people–sibling #1–in one “chair’ sitting next to Egypt President Mubarak–sibling #2. They’re sitting at […]

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From the Kitchen of Nindo Mom This recipe takes a while to make — mostly, because of the time it takes to coat each piece of chicken. As an alternative to the “nuggets,” I’ve made this recipe with larger pieces–like maybe breasts cut in half, so they’re about 3″ x 3″. This is perfectly acceptable–however, […]

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14 Reasons Parents Should Blog with Their Kids

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by Nindo Mom on February 5, 2011

Kids love to do what they see their parents doing. They also love computers and technology. So why not teach them what you know about blogging? And while you’re at it, you can teach them all about the skills related to blogging. The kids’ software industry has learned to maximize young people’s love of technology […]

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Amazon has been advertising for some time that their Amazon Kindle e-book reader is their top-selling product. Which is saying a lot, considering Amazon is the most popular shopping site on the Internet today. (According to Alexa.com, Amazon currently ranks as the 15th most popular Website in the world.) My family has not gotten a […]

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Sometimes, bills can just creep up on you. Maybe you’ve had a special event in your life that’s been extra-hard on your pocketbook. These kinds of events could include the birth of a child, a wedding, someone in the family attending college classes, medical procedures, or buying a house. Or maybe, hit by a recession […]

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Reduce the Salt In Your Diet — Painlessly

by Nindo Mom on February 1, 2011

According to the CNN report Federal Dietary Guidelines Target Salt, Saturated Fats, the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that: “. . . people over age 51, African-Americans and people with a history of hypertension, diabetes or kidney problems limit their daily salt intake to a little over a half a teaspoon. For everyone else, […]

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Why My Ebay Listings Weren’t Coming Out Free On numerous occasions during Ebay’s free listing promotion, I would try to post a listing, but it wouldn’t come out free. After much hair-pulling, I figured out this was only happening when I was trying to re-list an item that had not sold previously. Instead of coming […]

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