Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Charlie Shull

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We hope this finds you well- thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. For this interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Charlie Shull, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry! It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry is a children’s picture book about mental health and learning healthy coping skills. Together, the story and song of “It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry” help teach kids (and adults too) how to share and cope with their feelings in healthy ways. Keep reading to find out more about Charlie and his award-winning book, It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Joni Franks

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We were able to catch up with one of our multi-award-winning honorees, Joni Franks, and see what she has been up to since we spoke to her last April! Since her last interview, she has come out with a new MCA award-winning book, The Crooked Forest: Legacy of the Holey Stone. The Crooked Forest: Legacy of the Holey Stone is a spell-binding fairytale that transports its readers in time, to a place between places, separated from reality by a crossroads, that leads to the mystical Crooked Forest, a botanical mystery as old as the earth. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jodi Meltzer

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For this interview, we were able to sit down with one of our Mom’s Choice Award-Winners, Jodi Meltzer! Jodi Meltzer is a multi-award-winning children’s book author who has also written extensively about grief, divorce, and parenting for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global. Before motherhood, she was an accomplished anchor/reporter who covered everyone from Hillary Clinton to The Goo Goo Dolls. She transitioned to mommy blogger in 2010―the year her baby boy swallowed her whole. She escapes his grips with sarcasm, bold coffee, and ’80s music/movie binges with her rescue dog curled up on her lap. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Rene’ Schultz

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another interview in our series. For this interview, we were able to speak with Rene’ Schultz, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, A Million More Kisses! A Million More Kisses is a touching story that teaches an important message about coping with loss through beautiful illustrations and text. A Million More Kisses address important issues such as dementia, loss, and healthy ways to grieve and keep memories alive! Keep reading to find out more about Rene’ and her award-winning book, A Million More Kisses! Read More

Teaching Your Children About the Value of Change

Change can be scary – but it doesn’t have to be. It’s important that we learn the value of change and teach our kids to embrace it so they can learn to appreciate it as they experience change throughout their lives. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Lauren Mosback

Lauren Mosback Interview

We were honored to speak with the Mom’s Choice Award-winning author of My Sister’s Super Skills, Lauren Mosback! My Sister’s Super Skills is a fun and interactive book that is told from the viewpoint of a child who learns important life skills and lessons through his older sister. Keep reading to learn about everything that went into the making of My Sister’s Super Skills and the person behind the story! Read More