Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Mike Passafiume


Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Today’s post is another edition of our interview series, where we speak some of the great minds behind our favorite families-friendly products. We recently had the chance to speak with Mike Passafiume, author of the Mom’s … Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Theresa Cocci

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Today, we are pleased to share with you our interview with Theresa Cocci, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-Winning children’s book, Harry’s Horrible Hair! Harry’s Horrible Hair is a story about a downhearted little dog who is saddened by the stares and laughter of others who only see his horrible hair. It is a wonderful book that teaches young children that true beauty and confidence do not stem from their physical appearance but from what lies within. Keep reading to find out more about Theresa and her amazing book, Harry’s Horrible Hair! Read More

Do Fathers Undervalue Their Importance as a Parent?

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Fathers agreeably have a significant impact on a child’s upbringing. This has also been substantiated by multiple pieces of research and studies that highlight how involved fathers not only benefit their child but themselves as well. However, fathers are unable to express confidence in their parenting, because society and the law undervalue their importance Read More

How Teaching My Kids Goal-Setting Skills Saved My Sanity

How Teaching My Kids Goal-Setting Skills Saved My Sanity

This was my dilemma about five years ago. I am a boy mom. At that time my boys were eleven and seven years old respectively. Every day I felt like I was drowning. So many demands and not enough time. There had to be another way. How could I give my boys more autonomy with the confidence to start taking on age-appropriate responsibilities? My solution was to teach them goal-setting principles. The objective was making them conscious goal setters. This literally saved my sanity. Here are some tangible changes I saw with my boys. Read More

8 Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Slide’

8 Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Slide

Now that we’ve made a dent in the summer, many parents worry that their kids will suffer from what experts call the ‘summer slide.’ Summer Slide is when kids fall behind in reading skills due to summer break.  Read More

Raising a Short, Confident Daughter in a Tall World

Raising a Short, Confident Daughter in a Tall World

When my daughter, Hayley, was three, she came home and declared that day would be her last attending the preschool she loved so much. When I asked her why, tears began streaming down her face. She explained to me that the teachers hung up a growth chart in the classroom and placed a piece of tape next to the measurements to show the height of each child. While her friends landed at the top and middle of the chart, her name was at the very bottom, with no other names in sight. Read More