Cooking with Kids & Healthy Eating! Interview with Kitchen Club Kids

As the holiday season approaches, many of us have plenty of family time ahead to look forward to! In preparation for a season that often means many hours spent in the kitchen, Mom’s Choice Awards® had the chance to chat with Larry Puzniak, father of two young boys (2 and 4) and co-author/creator of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning Kitchen Club Kids books. Read More

Weekly Roundup: Best Books, Toys, Apps, & More of Oct 31-Nov 8

Another week, another roundup! We are so excited to share with you the newest additions to the Mom’s Choice Awards® family! These books, toys, games and puzzles have gone through a rigourous evaluation process where our consumer evaluators check for content, production quality, price, and more. Read More

A Mom’s Trip to the DMV: Disney Training for the DMV

Yesterday I took my son to get his driving permit at the DMV. There was no school for him due to a teacher development day. The other three still had school so I was up by 6:00 to make breakfast and drive them. My kids are never… Read More

I’m Grateful, But I’m Not Sorry

I used to be one. A chronic apologizer. I hadn’t noticed how often I uttered the words I’m sorry until a friend called me on it: “Why do you always say you’re sorry?! Haven’t the women who came before us apologized enough? Read More

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: 3 Activities to Help Kids Understand Learning Differences

Buying a new pair of shoes is a yearly back-to-school tradition for many kids. They go to the store, try on a few styles, and eventually find something that fits them just right. We have to help our students understand that, just as they don’t wear the same shoe or clothing size as all their classmates, their education doesn’t have to be “one size fits all.” Read More

Too Much Screen Time!

School is in full swing and the days are getting shorter and colder. When kids burst through the door after leaving the bus, homework stuffed in their backpacks ready to finish, they’re eager to have some screen time. As a parent of 4 kids I totally understand their desire to unwind. We all need time to relax, and screen time is the perfect activity on a cold fall evening to do just that–tune out and plug in. Read More

Humans are Lucky

Today like every day, I wake up and think, “I’m lucky. I’m happy. I’m not going to get mad at my husband, my four kids or our two dogs Buster Brown and Chewbacca (“Chewie”). But usually I’m fighting the urge to yell before breakfast is over. Read More