Interview with Joseph Cassis, Author of Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale

As a part of our ongoing interview series, we at Mom’s Choice had the great privilege of talking with Joseph Cassis, author of the Award-Winning book Squire With Fire- A Happy Dragon Tale. We have a hero (or heroine!), bravery, hard work, and s’mores, all wrapped up in a heartfelt and meaningful book. Keep reading for the full interview! Read More

This Mom’s Post About Making Sure We’re in Pictures Is Spot On

I want my kids to have plenty to lay their eyes on when they reflect on their childhood, and when they set out to remember who their Mom was. They may not have storied in their own memories the times that I crawled inside their box forts or let them give me a ‘makeover’, but if there are pictures to prove it, they may just get to know me a little better that day through them. Read More

Glennon Doyle Creates Phone Rule for Teens at Her House and It’s Genius

Because of these advances and how widespread technology now is, many parents are finding ways to help control their children’s usage. From special apps, time limits and filters, there are basic approaches as well as some more creative ones. Writer, speaker, and mother Glennon Doyle is one of those creative mothers. Read More

Mom Puts Department Store on Blast for Children’s “Cheat Day” Lunchbox

Why in the world would a girl young enough to want to carry a lunchbox covered in sequins worry about a “cheat day”?In my home, we are in the thick of teaching our children about nutrition right now. My daughter is six. Food is a necessary tool that helps her body to grow stronger. It’s not the enemy, it’s not scary, and it’s not the key to beauty and acceptance. Read More

My Secret to Happy Parenting? Mediocrity

It’s a struggle to push those standards aside. But I do. And you should, too. Trade it in, instead, for your own, functioning, unique brand of mediocrity. That’s right: Mediocrity! My secret to being a content, happy parent. I’m completely mediocre, and I’m not shy about it.  Read More

Woman’s Viral “You Might Be a Normal Mom If” Post Is Spot On

When we get real with each other, that’s where the magic happens. The most important thing someone can say to another is me, too. So find your people. The mom who will let you see her mess, the one who sits in the gym lobby on her phone because she’s enjoying that last few minutes of free childcare, the mom whose car is full of crumbs. Read More