The Mom’s Choice Awards Name “DANDELION” Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products

GROWING SOUND (a division of Children, Inc) is honored to announce that “DANDELION” featuring DEMI MAYS (And Friends) has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by an MCA judging panel, “DANDELION” is deemed to be among the best products / services for families.

Covington, KY.-The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named “DANDELION” featuring DEMI MAYS (And Friends) as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

“We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval,” says Alyson Bleistine, Director of Sales & Marketing for GROWING SOUND; publisher of ‘DANDELION” CD. “We know all the great things the MCA does to connect consumers, educators, and caregivers with the best products and services available for families. What is especially important to us as a company is that the Mom’s Choice Awards Team views us as part of the MCA family—not just “yesterday’s award cycle.” Thanks to the MCA Support Team, “DANDELION” will have lifelong marketing and promotional support—helping us get this CD of songs for developing toddlers and early preschoolers, to the people who value it the most.

To be considered for an award, each entrant submits five (5) identical samples for testing. Entries are matched to evaluators in the MCA database. Evaluators are bound by a strict code of ethics not only to ensure objectivity, but also to ensure that the evaluation is free from manufacturer influence. The five evaluations are submitted to the MCA Executive Committee for final review and approval.

“Our aim to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards. “We have a passion to help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality and also a great value. The MCA evaluation program is designed 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.”

With the evaluation now complete, the testing samples for “DANDELION” will be donated to schools, libraries, hospitals and nonprofit organizations.

GROWING SOUND is the award winning music publisher of “DANDELION” and other music CDs/resources that promote positive social and emotional development. Based in Covington, KY, GROWING SOUND is the social enterprise division of Children, Inc. (a 501 (c)(3) non-profit. The company’s website at www.growing-sound.com contains additional information about GROWING SOUND products, trainings, concerts and more.

“DANDELION” featuring Demi Mays (And Friends) is available at CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, SongsForTeaching.com, and other retail outlets.

About the Mom’s Choice Awards® The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children and families. Products and services bearing the company’s mother-and-child Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval have earned the MCA distinction for helping families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually; being morally sound and promote good will; and are inspirational and uplifting.