Lights, Camera, Action – Family Literacy Fun for Fall

There is more to October than Halloween and Oktoberfest. A LOT more. This week we have some great ideas for National Popcorn Popping Month and TV Talk Show Host Day.  Who’s Your Anchorman? This idea was inspired by TV Talk

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How to Raise a Grateful Child in an Entitled World

When I was engaged to my now husband, we spent our first Christmas together at his mom’s house. My husband comes from a large family, with an insane number of nieces and nephews. Coming from a very small family myself,

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September is International Child Protection Month

Mom’s Choice Awards Honoree Little Pickle Press is a founding partner for International Child Protection Month. We would like to welcome co-founder Irene van der Zande to the Mom’s Choice Matters blog. Read on to learn about Kidpower and

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Reading Tips for Families: Fun with Words

When she’s not working for the Mom’s Choice Awards, Terry Doherty is pursuing her passion for literacy. Her nonprofit, The Reading Tub, is dedicated to family literacy. Her goal is bigger than making sure every child has a book (or

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Internet Safety Contract – Set the Groundrules Up Front

Talking to our kids about internet safety is about as much fun as cleaning out our spam folder.  No doubt about it – it isn’t fun. They’re bound to ask questions that we don’t like (or want) to answer. But

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