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-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 Derek Fisher

Digital guru Derek Fisher has a huge passion for keeping technology users—which is everyone on the planet who’s connected—safe. He wants everyone to use technology safely and securely. His Alicia Connected book series has won numerous awards. In these books, Alicia and her friends have fun while learning about the ways to stay safe online. 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 Aimee Veile

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As a part of our ongoing interview series, we at Mom’s Choice had the privilege of speaking with Aimee Veile, a classically trained musician who has turned her talents to writing. She’s with us today to talk about her Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Christmastime for Sawyer. It’s a tale about an Old English Sheepdog who winds up in an animal shelter on Christmas Eve. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Cheryl Johnson

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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. Welcome, Mom’s Choice readers! Today we’re speaking with Cheryl Johnson, an award-winning wildlife photographer and a woman with many careers who, luckily for us and young readers everywhere, became an author, as well. Her fourth book, Backyard Critters, which won … Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ms. Lijing Zhai

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We were able to talk with Ms. Lijing Zhai, the driving force behind the FairyBaby Extra Wide Baby Gate—a product that helps keep babies and toddlers safe from household hazards. It comes in various heights and widths to accommodate a variety of home childproofing needs. 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