Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Family Friendly Products! 3/23 – 4/6

Award-winning products

This week’s Roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features TWO weeks of winners! There’s tons of children’s books, personal use products and more! Be sure to scroll through the entire list so you don’t miss any of our new award-winners! All the items you see below won a Mom’s Choice Award during March 24, 2019 to April 6, 2019.

Every week companies, inventors, and publishers from around the world send us their products for evaluation. Only the best earn our designation.

Award-Winning Children's book — Worry Says What?

Worry Says What?
Written by Allison Edwards; Illustrated by Ayesha L. Rubio

Allison Edwards, author of the best-selling book Why Smart Kids Worry, gives a glimpse into the ways worry whispers to young minds, and offers a powerful tool all children can use to silence those fears.

Worry and anxiety are currently the top mental health issues among children and teens. Children have a number of worries throughout childhood that will come and go. The problem is not with the worries themselves, but that children believe the worries to be true. With a relatable story and beautiful artwork, Worry Says What? will help children (and adults) flip their thinking when anxious thoughts begin and turn them into powerful reminders of all they are capable of accomplishing.

Children’s Picture Books:
Developing Social Skills

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Totsbiotics

Totsbiotics™ is our trademarked exclusive arcanum proprietary blend of living, healthy, unique broad-spectrum probiotic’s. Unlike any dangerous toxic chemical cleaners Totsbiotics™ is proven more effective and is 100% non-toxic and safe, continuing to work on surfaces long after it is applied controlling and guarding you from sources of contamination, odor, dangerous pathogens, as well as unhealthy surface and air-born bacteria. Totsbiotics™ creates a layer of beneficial broad-spectrum probiotic’s continuing to work for up to “3” days.

Totsbiotics™ controls surface biofilm, clearing the breeding ground for infection that is driven by unhealthy bacteria. Totsbiotics™ broad-spectrum probiotics are Hospital and University tested and approved for Certified Organic use. Totsbiotics™ cleans and protects effectively and is baby safe, child safe, food safe and life safe. Breathe easier because you are “PROTECTING WHAT YOU LOVE MOST”!

Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.):
Babies

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Award-Winning Children's book — Totsbiotics
Award-Winning Children's book — The Dream Pillow

The Dream Pillow

A cuddle pillow that empowers children to believe in themselves while sharing the warmest of snuggles. From unicorns in candyland to school buses under the sea, the Dream Pillow helps kids dream up good dreams, wild adventures and big ideas! How you may ask? Kids write down all the silly, fun, or adventurous dreams they’d like to dream about and place their dream wishes in their Dream Pillow. With the softest plush fabric, your little is ready to cuddle up in to dreamland.

About Dream Dream Pillow:
Dreamt up by a 7-year-old kidpreneur, The Dream Pillow is the latest product for children 3+ that creates good dreams each night and stems a way to empower imagination and positivity. This new bedtime essential promotes positive thinking and visualization at an early age, while allowing kids to dream up silly adventures and expand their imagination.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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The Buzzards of The Buttery Inn
Written by Alvina F. Leder; Illustrated by Alexis Leder; Edited by Callie Metler-Smith

The Buttery Inn is famous for its fancy art, cozy beds, and especially Gertie Buzzard’s home cooking. She uses her family’s secret butter recipe to create meaty entrees that carnivores love. However, when the King and Queen of Southerby Gardens who are not carnivores decide to visit, Gertie Buzzard and her grandson, Binky Buzzard, must quickly reinvent the Inn. But what will Gertie Buzzard serve their special guests?

Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):
Fiction – General

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Award-Winning Children's book — The Buzzards of The Buttery Inn
Award-Winning Children's book — Taking Care of God Stuff

Taking Care of God Stuff: Understanding Stewardship for Children
Written by Yolanda D. Washington-Cowan

‘Understanding Stewardship for Children’ is a book that will enlighten your children on how they can be good and obedient stewards over the blessings of God upon their lives.
This book will teach them what they are supposed to take care of and how to care of their gifts, talents, abilities, the resources at their disposal, their time, money, their families, friends, neighbors, schoolmates, and so much more. Because God trusts them well enough and he has placed them in charge of everything he has made.

Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):
Inspirational / Motivational

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SlumberPod

Most parents have been there … you’re away from home at naptime or for an overnight stay with your baby, toddler or small child, and the room-sharing situation is anything but restful. SlumberPod is a portable (fits in carry-on luggage!), patent-pending solution that provides a dark, private sleeping environment for your baby. Invented by a mother-daughter team and designed with your child’s safety in mind, SlumberPod is compatible with standard playards and mini-cribs as well as select toddler cots — blocking light and other distractions so your little one can sleep peacefully (and you can too!).

Gear & Accessories:
Miscellaneous

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Award-Winning Children's book — SlumberPod
Award-Winning Children's book — Seraphina Does Everything

Seraphina Does Everything
Written by Melissa Gratias; Illustrated by Sue Cornelison

Seraphina wants to do it all.

And she does! From soccer to ballet to French club, her schedule is jam-packed. There are so many options and doors to walk through in life, and Seraphina doesn’t want to miss a thing!

So, if Seraphina is doing all the things she wants to do, why does she feel so blue? With help from her dad, Seraphina discovers that in trying to do everything, she is missing out on her favorite things.

Children’s Picture Books:
Values & Life Lessons

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Rachel’s Remedy Down There Relief Pack

The Rachel’s Remedy Down There Relief Pack relieves and soothes pain and discomfort from hemorrhoids, childbirth, postpartum pain, episiotomies, and any other pain associated with the perineum. It is a patented, specially contoured gel pack that fits those hard to reach places.

The special design is contoured for optimal fit and relief. Our Down There Relief Pack can be used hot or cold, and is reusable and washable. It comes with disposable sleeves. It is a lifesaver for new moms where nothing existed to treat these common and painful issues before.

Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.):
Adults

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Award-Winning Children's book — Rachel's Remedy Down There Relief Pack
Award-Winning Children's book — Mommy & Me Activity Scarf

Mommy & Me Activity Scarf

Sensory-driven features encourage together time between mommy and little one. Stylish, colorful activity-format scarves promote exploration of a variety of textures, visual cues and sounds to stimulate a child’s development. Includes built in rattle, squeak toy, BPA-free and Phthalate-free teething ring, pocket and various textures provides sensory experiences to promote happy and engaged babies. Unique and lightweight scarf design hangs around mom’s neck while keeping baby happy and entertained.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Babies

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Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure
Written by Robert Scott Thayer; Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos; Edited by Susan Korman

Kobee Manatee wants to surprise his sister Kim, who lives in the Bahamas, on her birthday. But it won’t be easy to get there from Key West, Florida. Kobee must swim across the mighty Atlantic Ocean and into the strong Gulf Stream current. Not only that, it’s hurricane season! Can Kobee and his friends, Tess the seahorse and Pablo the hermit crab, travel safely through all of the wild tropical weather coming their way? Each page includes in-depth, scientific details titled “Kobee’s Fun Facts,” which expand on the weather events the characters encounter along the way.

Children’s Picture Books:
Adventure, Adventurers & Heroes

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Award-Winning Children's book — Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure
Award-Winning Children's book — JUST LIKE GULLIVER

JUST LIKE GULLIVER
Written by Janet Squires

JUST LIKE GULLIVER shares the adventure of a young groundhog who is frightened of his shadow until a fun-filled journey through the woods and farms surrounding his burrow allows him to discover his courage on Groundhog Day.

An author’s note provides factual information about Groundhogs.
Cross curriculum connections for: Folklore, Shadows, Groundhog Day, and Groundhogs.

Children’s Picture Books:
Seasonal, Holidays & Festivals

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Elvie Pump

Elvie Pump is the world’s first silent wearable breast pump. Elvie Pump is a complete departure from existing pump technology, putting women at the center of the design process to create an entirely new pumping experience that offers more freedom and mobility.

The truly hands-free pump gives women the flexibility to go about their daily routine while pumping, without worrying about cords, wardrobe changes or the undignified sound of traditional electric breast pumps. Elvie’s differentiated technology means the pump is silent. Worn under clothing, Elvie Pump offers unprecedented discretion when pumping, soundlessly collecting milk in the self-contained pump. Elvie Pump connects to a free smartphone app, allowing women to view real-time milk volume and track their pumping history for each breast.

Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.):
Women

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Award-Winning Children's book — Elvie Pump
Award-Winning Children's book — Elliott's Tails: The Adventures of a Baby Horse

Elliott’s Tails: The Adventures of a Baby Horse: Book and Plush Toy
Written by Sue Greenberg

Meet Elliott–a spirited little colt with a lot to say about his excitement for life! Through actual photographs, colorful illustrations, and clever rhyme, we quickly learn that Elliott has a lot in common with young children. They all love to play! Elliott’s Tailsis educational and entertaining for kids of all ages. Caution: You may quickly fall in love with Elliott and want to raise a baby horse of your own!

Children’s Picture Books:
Animal Kingdom

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Election Night!

Discover the incredibly fun way to learn essential math, U.S. geography, and the civics of the Electoral College. Two players or teams battle for critical electoral votes while choosing sums and products from dice pools of our uniquely numbered PlaySmart Dice™ system. Strategically target key states with freezes and re-rolls to counter your opponents progress, and be quick to adapt strategy as conditions change. Lock down quick victories or work for longer-term objectives on your way to earning the 270 electoral votes you need to become President!

Multiple game play variations add to this game’s accessibility to wide variety of ages and unusually high replay value. Easy to understand rules get players engaged very quickly and before they know it they are making calculations and choices that make them fluent in the most difficult to learn addition and multiplication facts, U.S. state geography, and the mechanics of the Electoral College. A one of a kind classic for every American home!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 9 to 12

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Award-Winning Children's book — Election Night!
Award-Winning Children's book — CORKY TAILS, TALES OF A TAILLESS DOG NAMED SAGEBRUSH (4 BOOK SERIES)

CORKY TAILS, TALES OF A TAILLESS DOG NAMED SAGEBRUSH (4 BOOK SERIES): CORKY TAILS, SAGEBRUSH MEETS THE SHUNS, SAGEBRUSH AND THE SMOKE JUMPER, SAGEBRUSH AND THE BUTTERFLY CREEK FLOOD
Written by JONI FRANKS; Illustrated by RAQUEL RODRIGUEZ; Edited by XLIBRIS

Corky Tails, Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush is a multiple award winning series of children’s books that teach life lessons based on kindness and love. Each storybook address a timely human theme where problems are solved and lessons learned with a moral message.

The first book addresses the issue of labeling and bullying when the little ranch dog known as Sagebrush is born without a tail. Bullied by her dog peers Sagebrush is told that she will never be a real ranch dog because of what she doesn’t have. With the help of the kind young ranch woman, Sagebrush learns love, value and worth and beomes a real ranch dog when she learns to herd cattle. Follow all the adventures of Sagebrush, the tailles puppy in these charming , unforgetable tales!

Juvenile Books (Level 2 – Ages 9 to 12):
Fiction – General

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ColdCalm Kids Homeopathic Medicine

ColdCalm® Kids from Boiron World Leader in Homeopathic Medicines
Children 6 and younger are at the greatest risk for catching a cold; and, at any time of the year – as a cold can be caught in all four seasons. Now, at the first sign of congestion or nasal discharge in kids and babies 6 months or older, parents can help their youngster with ColdCalm® Kids Single Unit Doses: non-drowsy homeopathic medicine; no known drug interactions.

The sterile, single-use liquid dose vials prevent contamination and eliminates the need for a preservative. Easy-to-use: twist to open the single-use liquid dose and squeeze contents into your child’s mouth. The clear and tasteless liquid does not contain flavors, dyes, lactose, sugar or artificial sweeteners. When your little ones are sick and fussy with a cold, help is a simple a squeeze away.

Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.):
Children

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Award-Winning Children's book — ColdCalm Kids Homeopathic Medicine
Award-Winning Children's book — Cameron's Photo Album Series (Albums 1-3)

Cameron’s Photo Album Series (Albums 1-3)
Written by Y. Y. Lee

Cameron’s Photo Album Series – Stories about a little boy creating photo albums full of the little things in life.

Children’s Picture Books:
Adventure, Adventurers & Heroes

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Button Nose Kidz Ready-Set-Read! Dual Language Cardz

Button Nose Kidz “Ready-Set-Read” Dual Language Cardz supplement structured educational activities, not replace them. A unique and innovative combination of environmental print, dual language education, and child-led learning theories, the Cardz help children progress through the “letters make words” connection, realize that the same letters can make different words, then use that knowledge to figure out new words. In two (2) languages.

Peel and stick adhesive squares as shown on the package, match and attach Cardz where child(ren) can easily see them. “Around The House” and “In The Classroom” starter sets include 25 Cardz typically found in a home or a classroom along with 52 double-sided adhesive squares and insert with instructions & research on 1 side and simple phonics pronunciation key on the other.

Educational Products:
Preschoolers

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Award-Winning Children's book — Button Nose Kidz Ready-Set-Read! Dual Language Cardz
Award-Winning Children's book — A Flicker of Hope

A Flicker of Hope
Written by Julia Cook; Illustrated by MacKenzie Haley

HOPE is our children’s window for a better tomorrow. In terms of resilience and well-being, hope is a critically important predictor of success. This creative story from the best-selling author of My Mouth is a Volcano!, and Bubble Gum Brain, reminds children that dark clouds can be temporary and asking for help is always okay. We all have times when we need to borrow a little hope from someone else.

Sometimes the dark clouds overhead seem too heavy and you feel like giving up. Little candle knows all about this. Bad grades, blasted on social media, worried about making the team, and wondering who her real friends are—so many hard things to deal with! All she can see is darkness. But her story begins to change when someone notices she needs a boost of hope. As little candle is reminded she has purpose and her own unique gifts, and that she isn’t the only one with dark clouds, her dim light begins to shine brighter.

This hopeful story emphasizes for children (and adults) the many different ways to ask for help, and their ability to be a hope builder for others, too.

Children’s Picture Books:
Growing Up / Personal Growth

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4 Comments on “Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Family Friendly Products! 3/23 – 4/6”

  1. I honestly would’ve never knew about some of these items! Time for a splurge! Excited to get a lot of these items. Especially the Worry book.

  2. I am really excited about the silent breastpump. I’m really worried about pumping when I go back to work…

  3. I’m always looking for new books for my four year old son, these recommendations look great, thank you!

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