Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ms. Lijing Zhai

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We were able to talk with Ms. Lijing Zhai, the driving force behind the FairyBaby Extra Wide Baby Gate—a product that helps keep babies and toddlers safe from household hazards. It comes in various heights and widths to accommodate a variety of home childproofing needs. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Lynn Calvin Plater

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Welcome to a captivating interview with a distinguished author and educator, Lynn Calvin Plater, whose literary creation, “Pentawhadda!” has brought a refreshing and interactive approach to Christian education. Today, we have the pleasure of delving into the inspiration and creative process behind this unique book. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Makida H. Arshi, RN, BSN

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Welcome to all our Mom’s Choice readers! Today we’re excited to speak with Makida H. Arshi, RN, BSN—who is both an author and a full-time nurse. She recently garnered a Mom’s Choice Award for The World Needs a Uniquely Happy You—a heartwarming and empowering children’s book that celebrates being true to one’s self and the importance of embracing one’s unique qualities Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jodie Knox

Today’s talented guest MCA honoree, Jodie Knox, calls herself a child of the sea. In her 20 years with the U.S. Coast Guard, she responded to maritime emergencies that included search and rescue and law enforcement. Her Mom’s Choice Award-winning first book, Hank and Pearl, the Tale of a Captain and Crew, has been lauded as an outstanding and thoroughly entertaining aid in helping elementary school children learn to read. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Kevin Brougher

Today we’re excited to be able to talk to Kevin Brougher, the author who received a Mom’s Choice Award for his delightful rewriting of the classic fairy tales: Three Little Pigs, Jack and the BeanStalk, The Gingerbread Man, and Little Red Riding Hood. Written in a fun rhyme pattern and updated so no characters come to an unhappy end, these books are favorites with young children—and the parents who read them to their kids. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Roberta Taylor

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We’re delighted to be able to speak with Roberta Taylor, the creator of a new board game titled Creature Comforts. This nature-themed family game provides fun for both adults and children (ages 8 and up) as they take steps to prepare their “burrow” for the upcoming winter. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Etty Burk, PhD

Today we’re delighted to be hosting Etty Burk, the organizational psychologist whose book Aaron the Different: A Story of Courage, Belonging, and Acceptance recently won a Mom’s Choice Award. Aaron may hail from an imaginary planet, but young readers will certainly be able to relate to this painfully self-conscious 8-year-old misfit. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dawn Renee Young, Ed.S.

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Today we have with us the tremendously talented and prolific Dawn Renee Young, Ed.S. The Mom’s Choice Award-winning author of Little Cub’s Big List: Fun With Sight Words helps young children master learning sight words—those tricky words we all need to recognize by sight rather than try to spell them out, because so often they don’t sound the way they look. So if you have children pre-K and up who are going through that stage of reading development, Dawn’s Little Cub’s Big List could offer just the help you need. Read More