Helping Children Get Over a Fear of Dogs

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You might think that only people who have been bitten or chased by dogs might have a fear of them, but a fear of animals is actually one of the most common types of specific phobias. About one in every three people with a phobia of animals fears dogs in particular, and many of them may have never had a dog or been in close contact with them. Dogs can bring a host of benefits to human beings’ physical and mental health. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Lavelle Carlson

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The wonderful honoree we were able to speak with today is Lavelle Carlson, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Bee, Honey Bunny and Me! Bee, Honey Bunny and Me is a delightfully illustrated book that is sure to keep your little readers enthralled as they dream along with the main character, Leni, about the bunnies and the bees to see how Baby Bunny changes her mind about carrots. Bee, Honey Bunny and Me is also the perfect book to add to your Easter reading collection! Keep reading to find out more about Lavelle Carlson and her award-winning book, Bee, Honey Bunny and Me. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Stephanie Logsdon and Mary Ellen Stottmann

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Welcome to another Mom’s Choice Awards honoree interview. For this interview, we are highlighting two of our honorees, Stephanie Logsdon and Mary Ellen Stottmann! Stephanie Logsdon is the author of the MCA award-winning book, Who’s Who with Mr. McBoom, which is part of Baxter’s Corner books. Mary Ellen Stottmann is the publisher and illustrator of Baxter’s Corner books. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Finley Keller

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us – we hope this finds you well. For each interview in our interview series, we speak with one of our honorees to find out more about them and their Mom’s Choice Award-winning media, product, or service! For this interview, we were able to speak with Finley Keller, who is the author of three MCA award-winning books, The Kittens and The Possum, The Kittens and The Baby Chicks, and The Kittens and The Rescue. All the books in “The Kittens” book series contain stories that are both realistic and teach lessons that present positive thoughts and feelings to keep the stories fun and uplifting. Finley was able to combine her love for animals and her passion for entertaining children by writing stories about the animals at her home, Keller Farms. “The Kittens” book series is full of stories that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and warmth in your heart. Keep reading for a great interview with Finley! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Hadar Fadida

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another segment of our interview series. For this interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Hadar Fadida, the author of the MCA award-winning book, Spectacular Me! Spectacular Me is described as a crossover comic/interactive/picture book that is, simply put, a celebration. Spectacular Me is a celebration of everyone’s uniqueness. No matter if you’re big or small, a person or an animal, everyone is unique and everyone has qualities that make them their spectacular selves. Keep reading to find out more about Hadar Fadida and discover what makes her, spectacularly her! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Carol Creager

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. For this installment, we had the pleasure of interviewing Carol Creager, the author of the MCA award-winning book, Ronnie’s Reach. Ronnie’s Reach is one of the ten books of Carol’s that won a Mom’s Choice Awards! Ronnie’s Reach addresses what problems frogs face in the wild, including loss of habitat and capture by humans. Ronnie’s Reach also teaches about the importance of wildlife conservation and how vital it is for humans to do their part in protecting our ecosystems. Keep reading to learn more about Carol and her award-winning story! Read More