Announces Mom in the Spotlight and MVP Dad Programs To Recognize Long Island Moms and Dads

December 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Long Island, NY, December 24, 2007 –, a centralized resource for Long Island families, announced two new programs launching January 2008 – Mom in the Spotlight and MVP Dad.

Every mom and dad is making a difference, whether they are stay at home, working or volunteering. Although becoming a parent is one of life’s happiest times, it can also be a difficult transition for many women and men, losing a sense of themselves outside of the family. As parents, we spend our days multi-tasking and juggling kids and responsibilities while we take on the task of becoming CEOs of our households. Oftentimes, parents get so caught up in the lives of their children, resulting in feelings of being underappreciated and unrecognized for all that they do.

Beginning January 1, 2008, Mom in the Spotlight and MVP Dad will profile one Long Island mom and dad each month, focusing on everything that they do for themselves, families, careers and community. Profiled parents can also discuss balancing, favorite family activities, volunteer work and advice for other parents. is currently looking for nominees for Mom in the Spotlight and MVP Dad; nominees do not need to be anything other than a mom or dad. Nominations can be submitted all year long vial e-mail to Please include contact information and specific reasons why you chose your nomination.

For additional information, contact Amy Platt or visit

About is an online guide that centralizes resources for Long Island families, giving them one place to find all of their links and information. Our site allows parents to do their research from home, any time of the day or night, giving them the information that they need to make the choices that are right for their families. is affiliated with For more information about this free resource for families, visit