Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Tasha-Nicole Terani

As part of our ongoing interview series with MCA winners, we have with us today award-winning author Tasha-Nicole Terani. An internationally recognized, she recently received the Mom’s Choice Gold Award for her first children’s book, A Tree for Me. This gentle story, aimed at children ages 2–8, is about the journey we all take in search of unconditional love—and provides wisdom about where to find it. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Mike Rizkalla

Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. A warm welcome to all our Mom’s Choice readers! Thanks for joining us in another interview with one of our amazing honorees. Today we’re pleased to be speaking with entrepreneur Mike Rizkalla, CEO and co-founder of the Snorble® system, an … Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Guanqing (Kelly) Qiao

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Today we are delighted to speak with Guanqing (Kelly) Qiao, M.Ed., founder of EVERYAM—a company that designs and manufactures subscription boxes featuring playthings and books tailored to infants and toddlers. These products are thoughtfully designed, taking inspiration from the renowned Montessori theory and incorporating elements from classic Montessori teaching materials. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Renee Goodwin

We’re delighted to have back with us today Renee Goodwin, the award-winning author and publisher of GG Life Lesson Storybook Series® children’s books. All the books in this series containing entertaining stories that teach children life lessons expressed from the perspective of a very energetic and adventurous puppy named GG. Realizing the impact that a good children’s book can have, Renee wrote these storybooks with passion and care. She’s here with us now to talk about the fifth and latest book in the GG series: GG Works The Honeybees – Helping Nature. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Patty Wolford and Deanna Cochran

Greetings, Mom’s Choice readers! As part of our ongoing interview series, Mom’s Choice spoke with Patty Wolford and Deanna Cochran, the talented co-authors of Little Turtle’s Kiawah Island Journey. In this beautifully illustrated story for children ages of 4–10, Little Turtle takes a wrong turn out of her sandy nest and gets lost. When a friendly egret offers to fly her around the island to find her forever home, they meet many coastal animals and learn about their habitats, and Little Turtle learns where she belongs. Kids will not only learn about treasures of the natural world as they “explore” this beautiful island—they’ll also discover the importance of friendship and cooperation. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Dr. Kenny Loui

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Today we are delighted to have with us again Dr. Kenny Loui, the author of Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher: An Autobiographical Manga, and its spinoff, There is No Shrimp… And Other Lies My Mother Told Me—both of which were awarded a Mom’s Choice Award. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Janice Pratt

Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. Today we’re delighted to have with us Janice Pratt, yoga instructor extraordinaire and children’s book author. Her Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Amaleigha Makes a New Friend, helps kids understand that friendship extends beyond borders—and that people from different places have … Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Lynn Calvin Plater

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Welcome to a captivating interview with a distinguished author and educator, Lynn Calvin Plater, whose literary creation, “Pentawhadda!” has brought a refreshing and interactive approach to Christian education. Today, we have the pleasure of delving into the inspiration and creative process behind this unique book. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Makida H. Arshi, RN, BSN

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Welcome to all our Mom’s Choice readers! Today we’re excited to speak with Makida H. Arshi, RN, BSN—who is both an author and a full-time nurse. She recently garnered a Mom’s Choice Award for The World Needs a Uniquely Happy You—a heartwarming and empowering children’s book that celebrates being true to one’s self and the importance of embracing one’s unique qualities Read More