School Organizational Skills for Kids: A Parent’s Guide

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As the new school year begins, minimize stress by organizing your child’s routine. Organization, or lack thereof, is based on executive functions which are natural neurological processes, a group of critical mental skills. Individuals with adequate executive function skills can plan, organize, strategize, and manage time. They know which assignments are on the agenda after school and can prioritize. Read More

How to Make Travel Educational for Children

Andrea Gibbs Featured

Making travel an educational advantage for kids can be challenging, as it is hard to draw the line between having enjoyment and letting kids learn more about the world they live in. If you are struggling with how to make travel educational for children, don’t worry. This article will provide tips on making travel educational for your kids. Read More

Parents Still Need to Teach Children Good Manners

Patricia P. Gage, Ph.D Parents Still Need to Teach Children Good Manners Featured

Living in a household with a strong-minded grandma, lovingly called “Yiayia”, for the last 30 years has served as a reminder of the importance of good manners and etiquette. There was no free pass for bad manners in our house. We didn’t realize the impact of her presence on our behavior and probably did not appreciate it as much as we should have until she was no longer with us. Read More

How to Talk to Children About Gun Violence

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Recently, our society has endured profound grief and anger over the devasting loss of so many innocent children to senseless gun violence. Since the shooting in Columbine in 1999, it has been reported that more than 300,000 students have experienced school shootings in the course of their day. Over the last twenty years, these heart-wrenching events have increased exponentially. It is important that we remain dedicated to addressing the impact of gun violence on victims and their families. As we take the time to mourn and remember, it is also vital to address the social and emotional impact these events have on the survivors who were in those classrooms and also for the children who were not present but suffered by repeated exposure to such events through the media. Read More

The Health Benefits Of Growing Vegetables With Your Children

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Children who help to grow vegetables are more likely to eat them, compared to children who don’t get involved in the growing process, according to research. This is so important as 93% of children don’t eat enough vegetables. Growing fresh produce with children is easily done and is a great way to have fun with your kids. So, what are the biggest health benefits associated with growing veg with your kids? Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Carla A. Carlisle

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! We have another interesting interview for you today– we were lucky enough to get some time with Carla A. Carlisle, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, My Big Notebook! My Big Notebook is a “buddy in a book”. It includes real stories, healthy, evidence based coping mechanisms, positive affirmations, resources, and coloring & journaling pages. JC shares his experiences and evidence-based techniques to help children process and express their feelings in a positive way. Keep reading to find out more about Carla and how her award-winning book, My Big Notebook, came to be! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Mariana Bissonnette

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Today we’re sharing another post in our interview series where we talk to the creators and writers behind some of our favorite products and books. For this interview, we were lucky enough to chat with Mariana Bissonnette, the author behind the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Babies Build Toddlers! Babies Build Toddlers is a unique parenting book with an innovative illustrative approach that makes child development information both accessible and actionable for everyday readers. Author, Mariana Bissonnette tells the powerful story of the child during their most essential stage of development: infancy. Keep reading to find out more about Mariana and her MCA award-winning book, Babies Build Toddlers! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Shreya Gupta

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For this interview, we were able to catch up with Shreya Gupta, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-Winning book, The Flip Side! This is Shreya’s second Mom’s Choice Award as well as her second MCA interview! Shreya has been very busy since her last interview in August of 2020, and we got to discuss with her what exactly she’s been up to since then. Since her last interview, she has published her new award-winning book, The Flip Side, which is a story about overcoming the very real and negative effects of cyberbullying. Did we mention Shreya is only 12 years old! Keep reading to find out more about the amazing Shreya Gupta and her award-winning book, The Flip Side! Read More

Top 10 Remote Jobs in 2022

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Many people find it better to work remotely due to their convenience and flexibility. A few examples of Google Certified remote jobs are Freelance translator, Digital marketer, Technical support engineer, Blogger, Social Media Marketing. Having a remote job can save you money and time by eliminating your travel expenses and reducing other problems associated with working in a traditional workplace. Read More