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Saving Our Sons is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient

Parents raising boys get recommendation from MCA


Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award® as a Gold Recipient!

It was a banner week here at Lessor & Associates! Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success was named a Gold Recipient of the Mom’s Choice Awards®. As you will see in the press release below, this is an arduous process.

I am proud to be recognized by the team at MCA for the groundbreaking work The Quest Project® is doing to help families raising boys. Most of you know my 20+ year journey has been in discovering the keys to raising boys to become successful, motivated men via The Quest Project®. To learn more, visit my blog post The Quest Project® – An Overview.



The Mom’s Choice Awards Names Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success Among the Best in Family-Friendly Books.

Clayton Lessor is honored to announce that Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award® as a Gold Recipient. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success is deemed to be among the best products / media / services for families.

St. Louis, Missouri: The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named Saving Our Sons- A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Boys for Success 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.

“I am thrilled to earn the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval,” says Clayton Lessor. “I know all the great things the MCA does to connect consumers, educators, and caregivers with the best products, media, and services available for families. It is exciting to know families all over the world raising boys will now have a chance to hear about Saving Our Sons and The Quest Project®.”

The Process

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 outside 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 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.”

With the evaluation now complete, the sample books evaluated will be donated to schools, libraries, hospitals and nonprofit organizations.

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products, media, 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 organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 55 countries.

Around the world, parents, educators, retailers, and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Learn more about the Mom’s Choice Awards by visiting their website:



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Clayton Lessor
Clayton Lessor, PhD in education and counseling, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice. He is author of "Generation of Men: How to raise your son to be a healthy man among men" and “Saving Our Sons: A Parent's Guide to Preparing Boys for Success." Dr. Clay has seen over 2000 boys since 2000 and facilitated over 300 The Quest Project groups. Boys attend a 10-week "boys to men program" where they and their parents will learn the tools needed to get through these turbulent teen years. Dr. Clay is a member of the Steering Committee for The Coalition to Create a White House Council for Boys and Men.
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