Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Jodi Meltzer

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For this interview, we were able to sit down with one of our Mom’s Choice Award-Winners, Jodi Meltzer! Jodi Meltzer is a multi-award-winning children’s book author who has also written extensively about grief, divorce, and parenting for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global. Before motherhood, she was an accomplished anchor/reporter who covered everyone from Hillary Clinton to The Goo Goo Dolls. She transitioned to mommy blogger in 2010―the year her baby boy swallowed her whole. She escapes his grips with sarcasm, bold coffee, and ’80s music/movie binges with her rescue dog curled up on her lap. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Rene’ Schultz

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another interview in our series. For this interview, we were able to speak with Rene’ Schultz, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, A Million More Kisses! A Million More Kisses is a touching story that teaches an important message about coping with loss through beautiful illustrations and text. A Million More Kisses address important issues such as dementia, loss, and healthy ways to grieve and keep memories alive! Keep reading to find out more about Rene’ and her award-winning book, A Million More Kisses! Read More

Giveaway: Where is Bejou? Book

Giveaway: Where is Bejou? Book

We’re giving away this award-winning children’s book, Where is Bejou? to 3 lucky winners! Available in English & Spanish version. Enter to win by 6/18/21! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Hiba Shublak

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for another interview in our interview series. For this interview, we were able to speak with Hiba Shublak, author of the MCA award-winning book, Where is Bejou?! Where is Bejou? is a light-hearted story that is brightly illustrated with vibrant characters and with nature that emphasizes happiness and finding gratitude for having loved ones and for accepting our fate. We’ve all experienced love and loss and Where is Bejou? addresses all the feelings that come along with that. Love and loss is an exceptionally hard thing to deal with, but Where is Bejou? can help make the hurt a little less by bringing positivity and hope to those losses. Keep reading to find out more about this amazing book and the author behind it, Hiba Shublak! Read More

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

Talking to Children About Death & Loss

When you have to initiate the difficult discussion with children about death it’s best to ask open-ended questions to solicit their thoughts and feelings. Instead of worrying about what to say, try to create opportunities for the bereaved child to talk to you about death. Read More

To All Women, When Mother’s Day is Hard

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The sad truth is, if you could survey the women in the room, statistically, you would find that there are very few who would be untouched by miscarriage, infertility, broken marriages and families, or death. So why is it so unheard of for these hurts to be acknowledged in the same breath as we acknowledge the amazing work of motherhood? My prayer is that we find a way to boldly acknowledge pain while still celebrating the gift of Motherhood in an intentional way. Read More