I Will Always Welcome Older Trick-or-Treaters, and Here’s Why

There are dozens of other things kids could be doing on Halloween that are much less savory than trick-or-treating within their community. Because of this, I can’t help but smile when I see preteens and teenagers running around in packs, laughing and begging for candy. It’s a solid reminder to everyone that the fun doesn’t have to stop when you reach a certain age. 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

CEO’s Reaction to Mother Crying at Her Desk Is Refreshingly Kind

“Silently she was sobbing at her desk, early at about 7:45 a.m. I asked her if everything was OK. She told me that her child was sick and that she had been up all night. Bags under her eyes,” he said. “I asked her ‘So, what are you doing here at the office?’ She said that she had run out of ‘sick days’ and could not afford to miss another day.” Read More

Dad’s Breastfeeding Tips for Fathers Should Be Required Reading

The thing that is the most lovely about this post is that it’s expecting men to take part in the work (and joy) of parenting a newborn. Mom has both the privilege and hardship of growing the baby, and a lot of the time is solely responsible for sustaining their life through nursing. Sometimes, it seems, men feel helpless and useless, and therefore they shy away from a lot of the caretaking. Read More

74-Year-Old Indian Woman Becomes Oldest Woman to Give Birth

Reports say a 74-year-old woman in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is now the oldest woman to ever give birth… and she had twin girls, no less! Mangayamma Yaramati delivered her daughters, who each weighed around 2.2 pounds, via Caesarean section last Thursday. Her doctor has reported that babies and mother are all doing well. 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

Comedian Amy Schumer Perfectly Responds to Fan Asking What She’d Do If Her Son Had Autism

“How I cope? I don’t see being on the spectrum as a negative thing,” she said. “My husband is my favorite person I’ve ever met. He’s kind, hilarious, interesting, and talented, and I admire him. Am I supposed to hope my son isn’t like that? I will pay attention and try and provide him with the tools he needs to overcome whatever challenges come up, like all parents.” Read More