How to Talk to Children About Gun Violence

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Recently, our society has endured profound grief and anger over the devasting loss of so many innocent children to senseless gun violence. Since the shooting in Columbine in 1999, it has been reported that more than 300,000 students have experienced school shootings in the course of their day. Over the last twenty years, these heart-wrenching events have increased exponentially. It is important that we remain dedicated to addressing the impact of gun violence on victims and their families. As we take the time to mourn and remember, it is also vital to address the social and emotional impact these events have on the survivors who were in those classrooms and also for the children who were not present but suffered by repeated exposure to such events through the media. Read More

Giveaway: ABC Worry Free Book

Giveaway: ABC Worry Free Book

We’re giving away this award-winning children’s book, ABC Worry Free to 10 lucky winners! Enter for your chance to win by noon 12/17/21! Read More

Reducing Anxiety About Braces in Children

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Children who are sensitive to touch or who have anxiety can dread visits to the orthodontist since the feeling of braces being placed in their mouth can trigger fear, worry, and in severe cases, panic attacks. If your child needs an apparatus and they are scared about their appointment, there are many ways that you can make the process easier and less stressful for them. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines

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Today we had the pleasure of speaking with two of our honorees, Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines. Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines are not just mother and daughter, but also co-authors of the MCA award-winning book, You Can Do it, Chickadee. You Can Do it, Chickadee uses vivid, person-centered, age-appropriate language to describe the physical and emotional challenges brought on by depression. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Noel Foy

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A big hello to our wonderful readers! As a part of our ongoing interview series, we at Mom’s Choice had the privilege of talking with Noel Foy, author of the Award-Winning book ABC Worry Free. ABC Worry Free is a great tool for any child or adult dealing with anxiety at school, home, and beyond. ABC Worry Free providing a relatable story and actionable approach to worry that can help individuals of all ages process and manage everyday, anxiety-provoking situations, so they can experience more success and enjoyment in life. In this interview, we catch up with Noel to learn about her educational background and how it influenced her in writing ABC Worry Free. Keep reading for the full interview! Read More

Signs of Anxiety in Young Children

Anxiety in children

Anxiety is a major mental health problem for young children and teens that can lead to more complicated issues later in life. Here are some signs of anxiety in children and how to help them cope with it. Read More