The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named NewBaby.com as a Silver Award Recipient 2009 in the Family and Parenting Category
February 2, 2009 Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Mom's Choice Awards® well know for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products, and services recently held its annual competition that recognizes authors and organizations for their creative efforts. NewBaby.com has been named as one of this year’s Silver Award winners for excellence in the Family and Parenting Category.
The Mom's Choice Awards® has a panel of distinguished judges who evaluate all submissions, which are judged on their own merit. The list of judges for this year’s competition include such notables as Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, creator of Baby Einstein; LeAnn Thieman, co-author of seven Chicken Soup for the Soul Books; Tara Paterson, ACPI CCPI, certified Parent Coach and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards® and the online web resource www.justformom.com; and Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C., author, movie producer and host of WrightPlace TV as well as being ranked in the top 50 of the Most Influential Women in Social Media.
“It is quite an honor for NewBaby.com to be a recipient of this award and be in the company of the elite list of 2009 award winners,” said Bob Sullivan, CEO of NewBaby.com “Our goal starting out was to be a trusted resource and community for Moms to learn and share via video; our continued growth and recognition from groups like MCA confirms that we are on the right track.”
Evaluation Criteria: The MCA judges are ‘especially interested in entries that support the growth of families emotionally, physically, and spiritually, and are morally sound and promote good will.’ They also look for entries that are “inspirational and uplifting.” Parents, educators, retailers, and the media rely on the MCA’s reviews and evaluations as a trusted resource for children and families.
NewBaby.com is well-known as the online video community site for Mom’s to create and share video blogs and promote programs that help families and be a resource for Moms from pregnancy through parenting. Made up of highly influential Moms Bloggers and parenting experts, the NewBaby Vlogger Network has pioneered the way in which Moms share and connect with each other.
NewBaby.com also has over 100 Mom Vloggers chronicling their journey through motherhood and sharing insights on parenting. Featured “Mom Experts” cover topics such as pregnancy, fitness, adoption, product reviews, going green, saving money, working at home, the Question of the Week, and more.
“We are proud of our growing Mom Vlogger network which continues to add valuable video content that is viewed by thousands of visitors a day online as a parenting resource to learn and share with other Moms,” said Maria Bailey, co-founder of NewBaby.com and author of the new book "Mom 3.0: Marketing with Today's Mothers by Leveraging New Media & Technologies."
NewBaby.com is an online video destination resource site and community where moms can find and share information about pregnancy, parenting, products, going green, and other topics concerning today's families. The site also helps moms connect and network via video and chat with other moms including experts such as co-founder by Maria Bailey. For the past 10 years, Maria has been the voice of moms by surveying and providing research about moms; pioneering the way for consumer products marketing groups to understand what really matters to moms. Maria's most recent book, "Mom 3.0: Marketing with Today's Mothers by Leveraging New Media & Technology" was released in September 2008 and her next book "The Ultimate Mom" is due out on Mother's Day 2009. http://www.newbaby.com
About The Mom's Choice Awards®
The Mom's Choice Awards® is known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products, and services. This annual competition recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media products and services. Parents, educators, retailers and the media trust the Mom's Choice Awards® for product reviews and evaluations. http://www.momschoiceawards.com