Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ornella Kotupanova-Sole

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Welcome and thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. We were honored to speak with Mom’s Choice Award-winning Author Ornella Kotupanova-Sole, who wrote the MCA award-winning book, Miracle of Life. Miracle of Life is about a young lion cub exploring life learning about life, love, separation, and loss. It is a truly heartfelt story that is described by the author as “a little book for your children to read, to help them understand love and life when things don’t go as they wished.” Keep reading to learn more about Ornella Kotupanova-Sole and her award-winning book! Read More

Delivery Driver Dancing Over Thank You Treats Will Warm Your Heart

Karim Reed III has been delivering for Amazon for around three months. On this particular day, he had forgotten to pack his lunch. He was starting to feel ill when he delivered packages to the Ouma family’s door. When he saw what Kathy Ouma had left outside, his reaction is priceless. Read More

Tom Hanks Reads Nice Tweets, Proving the Internet Can Be Kind

Not only does Hanks read the tweets in his all-too-familiar voice, he adds his own commentary, too, and it’s enough to warm all of our cold, cold hearts! When we watch this video, it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing our beloved Mr. Rogers in the brand new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.  Read More

“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

How to Navigate Cultural Halloween Costumes With Sensitivity

Mia Moody-Ramirez is a professor of journalism and public relations at Baylor University. She is also a nationally recognized expert on mass media representations of minorities, women, and other underrepresented groups. She says, “Common cultural appropriation missteps include darkening one’s face, wearing ethnic garb, and/or dressing up to provoke laughter rather than show respect for a group or person.” Read More