Winter Activity Inspiration for Families

Winter Activity Inspiration for Families

Does wintertime call to mind visions of cozy fires and warm snuggles, or kids bouncing off the walls? Either way, keeping your family active during those long months filled with short days can take a little extra creativity. Here are some fun ideas for things to do together this winter. Read More

Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Travel Items for the Entire Family!

Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Travel Items for the Entire Family!

This time of year we’re all just about ready for a vacation! This week’s Roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features everything you and your family needs for traveling! We’ve got award-winning toddler suitcases, card games, children’s books, nursing pads and even a newborn 101 book for our new moms! Read More

“Fiver” Birthday Parties Are On The Rise, Here’s What They Are

Not only does it cut down on the dicey process of children opening up dozens of presents in front of their guests (and potentially having less-than-stellar responses to repeat gifts, for example), it allows the birthday child to put their gifts towards something they’ve been saving up for, or maybe an experience, like a movie at the theater or a season pass to the museum. Read More

4 Ways Your Family Can Practice Gratitude This November

No matter what you decide to do this holiday season, remember to take pauses to think about, verbalize, and act out your thankfulness. Not only are you doing yourself a favor, but you’re teaching your kids tools to be healthier, more well-rounded members of society.  Read More

Study Shows Half of School-Aged Kids Are Sleep-Deprived

Turns out that most families are in the same boat you are, but are less successful in getting their kids the sleep they need before school. A new study that pulled from 2016-2017 data from the National Survey of Children’s Health revealed that only 47.6% of school-aged children are getting the recommended 9 hours of sleep on weeknights.  Read More

How to Navigate Cultural Halloween Costumes With Sensitivity

Mia Moody-Ramirez is a professor of journalism and public relations at Baylor University. She is also a nationally recognized expert on mass media representations of minorities, women, and other underrepresented groups. She says, “Common cultural appropriation missteps include darkening one’s face, wearing ethnic garb, and/or dressing up to provoke laughter rather than show respect for a group or person.” Read More

Interview with Andrea Cassell, Author of the Kibby Books

Good afternoon, Mom’s Choice readers! Thanks for coming to read the latest installment in our interview series. Today we’re sharing our sit-down with Andrea Cassell, Author of two books in the Kibby series, Kibby the Space Dog and Kibby Gets a Little Sister. Read More