Getting RE-Adjusted to a Post-Covid Life

Getting RE-Adjusted to a Post-Covid Life

An era is defined by a memorable event that is often a watershed moment which changes the way we think about something. The pandemic has taught us all that we are not in control and that old standards and markers of success need to be revisited or we may be exacerbating the current mental health crisis. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Charlie Shull

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We hope this finds you well- thank you for joining us for another installment of our interview series. For this interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Charlie Shull, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry! It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry is a children’s picture book about mental health and learning healthy coping skills. Together, the story and song of “It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry” help teach kids (and adults too) how to share and cope with their feelings in healthy ways. Keep reading to find out more about Charlie and his award-winning book, It’s OK Little Rain Cloud to Cry! Read More

The Importance of Being Honest

The Importance of Being Honest

Being honest is incredibly hard, especially when we are trying to protect someone. But honesty is incredibly important for any relationship. Never be afraid to live your truths. Read More

Must Have College Break Discussions

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College students are dropping out at alarming rates. Therapists and counselors are overwhelmed with the demand for mental health care and are struggling greatly to keep up. Parents are having the toughest discussions ever imagined with their students over winter break. Those discussions revolve around suicide and depression. Unfortunately, these topics are front and center for today’s college students. So how do you have those conversations? Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winners Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines

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Today we had the pleasure of speaking with two of our honorees, Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines. Maria Luisa and Maelia Salcines are not just mother and daughter, but also co-authors of the MCA award-winning book, You Can Do it, Chickadee. You Can Do it, Chickadee uses vivid, person-centered, age-appropriate language to describe the physical and emotional challenges brought on by depression. 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

Signs of Anxiety in Young Children

Anxiety in children

Anxiety is a major mental health problem for young children and teens that can lead to more complicated issues later in life. Here are some signs of anxiety in children and how to help them cope with it. Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Tejal V. Patel

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers, welcome to another segment of our interview series! For today’s interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Tejal V. Patel, author of the MCA winning book, Meditation for Kids. Meditation for Kids is a must-have for parents looking to teach their children meditation and mindfulness without having to be an expert themselves. This book is perfect for beginners and experts in meditation alike who are looking to make meditation a fun, family activity while also teaching children how to manage their bodies, energy, emotions, and how they react to stress. Keep reading to find out more about Tejal V. Patel and how she came to write such a helpful and inciteful children’s book!  Read More