Media Release: Best Products and Services April 2016

press release for honoring excellence family-friendly products

For Immediate Release: 5/2/15

Mom’s Choice Awards® Names Best Products & Services of April 2016

Summary: Mom’s Choice Awards® is pleased to announce the latest products and services to earn our distinction. The products and services you see here have been rigorously evaluated by consumers and experts around the world and are held to the highest standards of excellence.

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Mom’s Choice Awards® awarded the following media, products, and services during the month of April 2016. The products awarded this month include apps and software, educational learning products, maternity products, baby beds and accessories, outdoor toys, games, children’s picture books, juvenile books, adult books, and much more!

Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families, and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The evaluation process uses a proprietary methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost.

“Our aim is to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards®. “We are passionate about helping families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality, great value purchases. The MCA evaluation program is designed to incorporate the expertise of scientists, physicians and other specialists; but we also engage parents, children, educators, and caregivers because they are experts in knowing what is best for their families.”

This month, Mom’s Choice Awards® has selected winners in the following categories:

Gear, Accessories & Personal Use

PottyCoverPottyCover
PottyCover
Gold – Gear & Accessories: Bath & Potty (Includes Diaper Pails)

Rumparooz One Size Cloth DiaperRumparooz One Size Cloth Diaper
Kanga Care
Gold – Gear & Accessories: Bath & Potty (Includes Diaper Pails)

Snuggle Me Organic Infant Louging and Bed Sharing CushionSnuggle Me Organic Infant Louging and Bed Sharing Cushion
Simply Mommy LLC
Gold – Gear & Accessories: Bedding & Room Decor

Squeasy SnackerSqueasy Snacker
Squeasy Gear, Inc.
Gold – Gear & Accessories: Feeding

BEST CRADLE by IT'S YOU BABEBEST CRADLE by IT’S YOU BABE
It’s You Babe, LLC
Silver – Gear & Accessories: Miscellaneous

Smarttemp bluetooth ThermometerSmarttemp bluetooth Thermometer
Infanttech
Silver – Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.): Babies

Andy Pandy Premium Bamboo Disposable DiapersAndy Pandy Premium Bamboo Disposable Diapers
Hansen Kids
Silver – Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.): Babies

Kuviez Button Up! BeddingKuviez Button Up! Bedding
Stefanie Huber- Mom Inventor
Gold – Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.): Children

Educational Products & Electronic Learning

Bluebee PalsBluebee Pals
Kayle Concepts
Gold – Educational Products: Preschoolers

Wild Republic Audubon BirdsWild Republic Audubon Birds
Wild Republic
Gold – Educational Products: Adults

Apps and Software

Math Climber HDMath Climber HD
EdVenture Software
Silver – Apps & Software: Ages 9 to 12

TinkercadTinkercad
Autodesk Tinkercad
Gold – Apps & Software: Ages 9 to 12

The New Mommy Media Network AppThe New Mommy Media Network App
Wizzard Media
Gold – Apps & Software: Adults


Home / Mobile Audio & Viewing (Music, Storytelling, Video Games, etc.)

Mack & MoxyMack & Moxy
Mack & Moxy LLC
Gold – Viewing (Television/DVD/Blu-Ray ): Preschooler

 

Children’s Picture Books

BENJAMIN BIRDIE'S FIRST FLIGHTBENJAMIN BIRDIE’S FIRST FLIGHT
Written by Michael Dotsikas; Illustrated by Morgan Spicer
Porch Time Publishing, LLC
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Animal Kingdom

NolaNola
Written by Stephanie Lisa Tara; Illustrated by Pilar Lama
Stephanie Lisa Tara Children’s Books
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Animal Kingdom

The Secret PathThe Secret Path
Written by Nancy Gee; Illustrated by Kathleen Newman
Ampersand, Inc.
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Animal Kingdom

Runnaway Piggy BankRunnaway Piggy Bank: Ping Ping Poing Ping Ping
Written by Judith Peck, Ed.D.; Illustrated by Nancy Eisen
Imagination Arts Publications
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Bedtime Stories

Just Be with Bizzy BeeJust Be with Bizzy Bee
Written by Hilary Hawkes; Illustrated by various
Strawberry Jam Books
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Forever TreeThe Forever Tree
Written by Hilary Hawkes; Illustrated by Various
Strawberry Jam Books
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Body, Mind & Spirit

Hello Baby (Seattle Edition)Hello Baby (Seattle Edition)
Written by Kathleen Petrich; Illustrated by T. Thomas Seelig; Edited by Sheryn Hara, Laura Z (full last name unknown)
Book Publishers Network
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Domestic Animals & Pets

I'm Going to be a Big Sister!I’m Going to be a Big Sister!
Written by Brenda Bercun; Illustrated by Sue Gross
Nurturing Your Children Press
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Family Life

I Love You So... (Deluxe)I Love You So… (Deluxe): Personalized Book
Written and illustrated by Marianne Richmond
Put Me In The Story
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Family Life

The Poo Poo FairyThe Poo Poo Fairy: The Fun and Magical Way to Potty Train Your Child!
Written by Mary Harper Dick; Illustrated by Joseph Cowman
WB Publishing LLC
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Growing Up / Personal Growth

Don't Push The ButtonDon’t Push The Button: Personalized Book
Written and illustrated by Bill Cotter
Put Me In The Story
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Humor

A Magical WinterA Magical Winter
Written by Carl R Sams II, Jean Stoick
Carl R. Sams II Photography, Inc.
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Nature & Weather

Ouch MomentsOuch Moments: When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways
Written by Michael Genhart PhD; Illustrated by Viviana Garofoli
Magination Press
Gold – Children’s Picture Books: Values & Life Lessons

When Cal Went to the Blueberry FarmWhen Cal Went to the Blueberry Farm
Written and illustrated by Erwin Wunderlich
Xlibris
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Values & Life Lessons

Rooty Le' BoarRooty Le’ Boar
Written by Mary Ann D. Cogliano; Illustrated by Phil Wilson; Edited by Marlo Garnsworthy
Create Space/ Amazon
Silver – Children’s Picture Books: Values & Life Lessons

Toys, Games & Puzzles

Ice Cream TruckIce Cream Truck
Pacific Play Tents
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Preschoolers

Virtual Design Pro Disney PrincessVirtual Design Pro Disney Princess
Crayola
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 5 to 8

Virtual Design Pro Mini Star Wars SagaVirtual Design Pro Mini Star Wars Saga
Crayola
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 5 to 8

Phlat Ball AeroflytPhlat Ball Aeroflyt
Tucker Toys International
Silver – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 9 to 12

E-Z Grip Soccer BallE-Z Grip Soccer Ball
Tucker Toys International
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 9 to 12

E-Z Grip Play BallE-Z Grip Play Ball
Tucker Toys International
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 9 to 12

E-Z Grip FootballE-Z Grip Football
Tucker Toys International
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 9 to 12

E-Z Grip Jr.E-Z Grip Jr.
Tucker Toys International
Gold – Toys, Games & Puzzles: Ages 9 to 12

Juvenile Level 1 (Ages 5 to 8)

The Girl Who Lost Her VoiceThe Girl Who Lost Her Voice
Written by Adam T. Newman
MILO INK BOOKS
Gold – Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):

Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and AmirDestiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir
Written by Sonya Wadhera and Priya Wadhera; Illustrated by Corey Wolfe, Carlos Valenti, Sonya Wadhera and Priya Wadhera
Double Infinity International Incorporated
Silver – Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8): Fiction – General

A Hand Truck Named DollyA Hand Truck Named Dolly
Written by Kay Whitehouse; Illustrated by Mark Wayne Adams; Edited by Jennifer Thomas
VH Publishsing
Silver – Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8): Fiction – General

Paisley or Plaid...being your very best you!Paisley or Plaid…being your very best you!
Written by Jennifer Kuhns; Illustrated by MiCK
Shalako Press
Silver – Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8): Inspirational / Motivational

Courageous Gilbert the GroundhogCourageous Gilbert the Groundhog
Written by Regina E. McCarthy; Illustrated by Sue Dettman
Blue Stone Healing Books
Gold – Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8): Self-Improvement

Juvenile Level 2 (Ages 9 to 12)

Sophie and Scottie's Adventures of Sweet Tooth RockSophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock
Written by Cindy C. Murray; Illustrated by Molly Alice Hoy; Edited by Cindy McDonald, Drew Bailey
Madmac Press
Silver – Juvenile Books (Level 2 – Ages 9 to 12): Fiction – General

Stories for Feelings for Children: Illustrated EditionStories for Feelings for Children: Illustrated Edition
Written by Hilary Hawkes; Illustrated by Various
Strawberry Jam Books
Silver – Juvenile Books (Level 2 – Ages 9 to 12): Inspirational / Motivational

Young Adult Books

Something to Think AboutSomething to Think About: Figuring Out What’s Important and Learning to Defend It
Written by Aunt Kimmie Bebo; Edited by Mimi Dunham
Create Space Independent Publishing Platform
Gold – Young Adult Books: Inspirational / Motivational

Adult Books

Dream AccomplishedDream Accomplished: A Story of Cancer, A Mother’s Love & Taylor Swift
Written by Elizabeth Gross
MEP of Ohio, Inc
Silver – Adult Books: Biographies & Memoirs

Smart Starts in the ArtsSmart Starts in the Arts: Fostering Intelligence, Creativity and Serenity in the Early Years
Written by Judith Peck, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita of Art
Imagination Arts Publications
Silver – Adult Books: Parenting – General

More HeavenMore Heaven: Because Every Child Is Special
Written by Jo Anne White, PhD
Outskirts Press
Gold – Adult Books: Parenting – Special & Exceptional Needs

Press Release Information

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