Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Maddy Zanetti

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As part of our ongoing interview series, we spoke with Maddy Zanetti, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning books Upset – The Original Dark Horse and Jim Dandy – A Dark Horse on a Dark Day. Jim Dandy is the sequel to Upset, which is a twist on the true story of two racehorses named Upset and Man o’War in the Sanford Stakes almost 100 years ago. Both books in the Dark Horse series teach that it is not always luck that gets you to your goals, but believing in yourself and staying true to who you are. Each book in the Dark Horse Series is also filled with beautiful illustrations by local illustrated by local Saratogian artist Gretchen Tisch! Keep reading to find out more about Maddy Zanetti and her award-winning series! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Tracy Mattes

MCA Interview Series: Tracy Mattes (Parent Tested Book Award)

For this interview, we were lucky enough to chat with Tracy Mattes, author of the award-winning Church Dog Book Series! Each story in the Church Dog Series contains a playful and endearing adventure that uses biblical foundations to teach moral lessons about real-life issues children face. The books are perfect for igniting conversations around subjects like bullying, grief, forgiveness, fear, and fighting temptation. Equally important is stressing the power of being kind, compassionate giving, standing up for one another, and having self-esteem. Read More

Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Baby Gadgets, Books for Children + More!! 6/27 – 7/03

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This week’s roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features baby gadgets, books for children, toys for children + more! Be sure to scroll through the entire list so you don’t miss any of our new award-winners! All the items you see below won a Mom’s Choice Award during June 27, 2021 to July 03, 2021.

Every week companies, inventors, and publishers from around the world send us their products for evaluation. Only the best earn our designation. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Finley Keller

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us – we hope this finds you well. For each interview in our interview series, we speak with one of our honorees to find out more about them and their Mom’s Choice Award-winning media, product, or service! For this interview, we were able to speak with Finley Keller, who is the author of three MCA award-winning books, The Kittens and The Possum, The Kittens and The Baby Chicks, and The Kittens and The Rescue. All the books in “The Kittens” book series contain stories that are both realistic and teach lessons that present positive thoughts and feelings to keep the stories fun and uplifting. Finley was able to combine her love for animals and her passion for entertaining children by writing stories about the animals at her home, Keller Farms. “The Kittens” book series is full of stories that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and warmth in your heart. Keep reading for a great interview with Finley! Read More

Moms Give the Best Advice

Moms Give the Best Advice

As we celebrate Mother’s Day, it’s important to remember the lessons we learned from our mothers. Here are our thoughts on our mom’s best advice and what that advice meant to us. Read More