“Fiver” Birthday Parties Are On The Rise, Here’s What They Are

Not only does it cut down on the dicey process of children opening up dozens of presents in front of their guests (and potentially having less-than-stellar responses to repeat gifts, for example), it allows the birthday child to put their gifts towards something they’ve been saving up for, or maybe an experience, like a movie at the theater or a season pass to the museum. Read More

4 Ways Your Family Can Practice Gratitude This November

No matter what you decide to do this holiday season, remember to take pauses to think about, verbalize, and act out your thankfulness. Not only are you doing yourself a favor, but you’re teaching your kids tools to be healthier, more well-rounded members of society.  Read More

Interview With Maggie Van Galen, Author of The Keeno & Ernest Book Series

Hello Mom’s Choice readers! We are coming at you with another amazing interview with one of our very own Mom’s Choice Award-winning Authors. Maggie Van Galen, Author of The Keeno & Ernest book series, sat down with us to share more about her background as a writer, how her relationship with her father influenced her path to publishing, and what she hopes her books get through to her readers. Read More

Interview with Sue Greenberg, Author of Elliott’s Tails: The Adventures of a Baby Horse

Welcome back to our readers! We’ve had some wonderful interviews to share with you recently as a continuation of our interview series, and today is no different. We’d love for you to meet one of our Mom’s Choice Award-winning Honorees, Sue Greenberg. Sue is the author of Elliott’s Tails: The Adventures of a Baby Horse, and we’re sure you’re about to fall in love with her and Elliott. Read More

Interview with Jennifer Renieris, Author of Hawk Eyes

Hi Mom’s Choice readers! Today we’re excited to share with you an interview with Jennifer Renieris, one of our Mom’s Choice Award-Winning authors. Jennifer wrote Hawk Eyes, a children’s book that focuses on teaching children that they can change their perspective on hard things and find strength in the midst of them. Keep reading to learn more about Jennifer and her mission as an author! 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