Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dr. Lory Dori

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Welcome, Mom’s Choice Awards readers, to another illuminating interview with a very special MCA honoree! Today, we’re talking to Lory Dori, Ph.D., who developed Say&See ABC. This innovative game works on the learn-through-play basis, helping preschoolers and kindergarteners establish letter-sound recognition and set the stage to acquire additional literacy skills. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Shannon K. Mazurick

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Welcome to another interview with a Mom’s Choice Award-winning author! Today we’ll hear from popular children’s author Shannon Mazurick, whose refreshing books have been delighting young readers for years. During the interview, we’ll learn more about her two latest—My Robot Grandpa and Lizard Lessons—and the valuable lessons these books contain. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Eleanor D. Alspaugh

Thanks for joining us for another fascinating interview with one of our Mom’s Choice Award winners. Today we hear from Eleanor D. Alspaugh, who is known for telling it like it is, with insight and humor, when it comes to the challenges of motherhood. Her writing in The Mommy Go-Round is described as “real” and “honest.” The sleepless nights. Fussy eaters. Every challenge on that merry-go-round that motherhood entails—issues for toddlers through teenagers. We’ll also learn what prompted this book and the features that make its heartwarming, down-to-earth advice invaluable for parents. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dr. Payam Hakimi

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Welcome to another interview with a Mom’s Choice Awards honoree! Today we’ll be hearing from Dr. Payam Hakimi, D.O., A.B.F.P., who lends his medical expertise to Boiron USA—a world leader in homeopathic medicines. The company recently received a Mom’s Choice Award for its revolutionary homeopathic sleep aid for children: SleepCalm® Kids Meltaway Pellets. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Esther Huybreghts & Melissa Cash

Today we’ll be talking to the creators/developers of the Apple Design Award-winning Pok Pok | Montessori Preschool App. This innovatively designed app—a stimulating digital playground that parents don’t have to mute in a restaurant—redefines the way kids ages 2-7 learn and play on devices. All Pok Pok toys are designed to spark creativity, problem-solving, imagination, and learning through open-ended play. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Anne Lacourrege

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Greetings to our Mom’s Choice Awards readers, and welcome to another fascinating conversation with a recent MCA award-winner. Today we’re delighted to welcome Anne Lacourrege, author of the children’s picture book, The Greatest Treasure. A woman of many interests and abilities, this first-time author drew upon a lifetime of memories to create an inspiring tale for early elementary school children—one that holds a critically important lesson about what really matters. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jeffrey Morgan

Today we have the opportunity to talk to first-time author Jeffrey Morgan, whose book Funky Monkey: Adventures in Kindness would be an ideal addition to many a child’s library. For preschoolers through second graders, it sparks meaningful conversations, inspires creativity, and leaves a lasting impact on young minds. Whether shared as a bedtime story, used in classroom discussions, or enjoyed during interactive learning sessions, the book instills valuable life lessons that children can carry with them throughout their lives. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Kenny Loui, Ph.D.

Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. Hello, Mom’s Choice readers Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! We were delighted to get the opportunity to speak with Kenny Loui, Ph.D.—the author of the extraordinary graphic novel, Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher: An Autobiographical Manga. This debut graphic novel … Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ruth Amanda

Today we have the chance to talk with Ruth Amanda, author of Geckos in the Garden. This children’s picture book, a whimsical story of hunting for geckos in one’s garden, is a delightful counting book. Its whimsical rhyming couplets invite young readers to explore the joy of tromping through nature to look for geckos—and painlessly learning to count. Read More