For this interview, we were able to speak with Dannielle Pickford, Mom’s Choice Award-winning author of the children’s picture book Sydney the Sloth. Looking for a story to help your child improve their speech and learn to use the letter S? Sydney the Sloth is a fun, fast-paced dance story designed to support young readers as they begin to recognize and pronounce S sounds. Author Dannielle Pickford created this series after years of helping her child develop his speech sounds. On every page, discover new ways to use the letter S in speech and writing. Sydney the Sloth is perfect for readers aged 2 to 5, introducing important concepts that help children develop speech skills. Combining a fun narrative with engaging illustrations, this book offers a unique way for young readers to learn about sound. Keep reading to find out more about Dannielle Pickford and her award-winning book, Sydney the Sloth! Read More
Pre-Reading Early Literacy Guide Using Storybooks
Most parents do not have the educational background in teaching young children speech and language. Obviously, the easiest method is simply storybook reading. There are a few strategies that parents can use that will facilitate greater pre-reading and speech and language skills. This blog will number them for parents who do not have the background in early education. Read More
Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Ronit Shiro
Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Today we had the pleasure of interviewing Ronit Shiro, Founder and CEO of the MCA award-winning product, Feppy Box! Feppy Box is a monthly subscription box containing original, high-quality resources in English and Spanish to support parents as they instill two languages at home. Each box is designed by language immersion experts to get your kids playing and connecting in English and Spanish, naturally. Keep reading to find out more about Ronit and her award-winning product, Feppy Box! Read More
Seven Tips to Build Your Child’s Social Competence Through Everyday Activities
Have you ever been concerned about your child’s or student’s social abilities? Do they seem younger or more immature than other kids? Maybe they don’t get invited to birthdays or hangouts? Do they struggle to get along with other kids or work in small groups? Do they gravitate towards adults instead of their peers? Or prefer to hang along and read or play video games?
If so, he or she might need a little extra support with learning and practicing these skills. Read More