Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Shreya Gupta

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Thank you for joining us for another portion of our interview series. For this interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Shreya Gupta, the 10-year-old author of the MCA award-winning book, Flamingo Feet! Flamingo Feet is a story about a little dancer named Aria who follows her passions despite not having “the perfect feet.” Flamingo Feet is described as a tale of gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness! Keep reading to find out more about Shreya Gupta and her motivating story! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Tina Levine

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! We hope this finds you well- thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. For this installment, we were privileged to talk with Tina Levine, the author of the MCA award-winning book, Better Than A Bully: Carrot Top’s Surprise. Better Than A Bully: Carrot Top’s Surprise is a heartwarming and motivating story about a girl who is bullied based on her appearance and “socially unacceptable” habits and how she overcomes it. Better Than A Bully: Carrot Top’s Surprise encourages kids to do what is right, even if it doesn’t exactly go with the flow. Keep read to find out more about Better Than A Bully: Carrot Top’s Surprise and it’s author, Tina Levine! Read More

The Happy Child

The Happy Child

Through the ages, parents have tried many methods to raise happy children. But what is it exactly that makes a child happy? And what makes a person grow up to be happy in the long run? Read More

Tips to Become Warriors Against Bullying

Tips to Become Warriors Against Bullying

Bullying can be stopped. There are several things that can help put an end to this problem. It’s a problem for adults too, so we all should do our part to be warriors against bullying. The hard work starts at home. Read More

Let’s Stop Raising Mean Girls

Let’s Stop Raising Mean Girls

Remember the Lindsay Lohan movie Mean Girls, where high school students created a burn book to spread rumors about each other? While I, too, enjoyed the movie and often joke with my friends that “on Wednesdays we wear pink,” the movie exposed some very harsh realities when it comes to bullying. Sadly, the issue has only progressed since the flick came out 15 years ago with the rise of social media, and the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why provided an even clearer picture of the nationwide epidemic. Read More

Teacher’s Illustration About Carrying Baggage Is What We All Need to Hear

From there, she asked each student to write down things that were bothering or hurting them, crumple up the paper, and toss is across the room. The students then, one by one, walked over, picked up a crumpled sheet of paper, and read it out loud to everyone before finally placing it in a plastic bag hanging by the door. Read More

5 Ways to Combat Bullying at School

5 Ways to Combat Bullying at School

School is right around the corner, and with the fun and excitement of any new environment with school-aged children comes the threat of bullies. Statistics show that 160,000 kids stay home from school each day to avoid being bullied. While most schools have a zero-tolerance policy in the handbooks for bullying behavior, it is important to teach your children what to do when they find themselves in an uncomfortable situation at school. Read More