Interview with Daniel Brown, Author of ELI – Pride of the Yazoo River

Today we’re proud to share our most recent installment of our ongoing interview series. We sat down with author Daniel E Brown, who wrote the Mom’s Choice Award-winning children’s book ELI- Pride of the Yazoo River. His story takes place in the small Mississippi town of Satartia, where a large catfish named Eli lives under a bridge. Read More

Interview with Joseph Cassis, Author of Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale

As a part of our ongoing interview series, we at Mom’s Choice had the great privilege of talking with Joseph Cassis, author of the Award-Winning book Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale. We have a hero (or heroine!), bravery, hard work, and s’mores, all wrapped up in a heartfelt and meaningful book. Keep reading for the full interview! Read More

New York State Makes Mental Health Classes Mandatory for Kids

The new mandate is intended to help students learn more about mental and emotional wellness, as well as helping them understand when and how to seek help for themselves and others. With around 13% of children ages 8-15 and 21% of teenagers ages 13-18 experiencing a severe mental health disorder, and only a little over half of those children receiving mental health services, this is incredibly necessary.  Read More

Viral Video Showing Children Making Friends Reminds Us How It’s Done

Children have no tact when it comes to engaging people they’re interested in. If they want to know why you’re sitting alone, how much money you make, or any number of super personal questions their little minds can come up with, they’re just going to ask. No apologies. That’s what makes this video so pure. Read More

Bus Driver Braids 11-Year-Old’s Hair Every Morning, and the Reason is Heartbreaking

The styles started out simple, one french braid or two. They’ve slowly evolved, and every day Isabella comes to Tracy with a new request, sometimes including fun clips or flowers. Tracy gladly obliges- so much so that several young girls now receive their own personalized hair ‘dos every morning before they walk through the front doors of their school. Read More

Interview With Miranda Mittleman, Author of PAWS and THINK!®

PAWS and THINK

PAWS and THINK! author Miranda Mittleman sat down with us to tell us all about Weaver, her four-legged friend who inspired her children’s series, the inspiration behind her books, and the good she is doing in her community as she shares her adventurous stories and lessons. Read More