Nadine Haruni has gone through a divorce herself and is now re-married with 5 children. Nadine is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Aside from writing, Nadine is an attorney and a certified yoga instructor.
The Gold Mom's Choice Award-winning Freeda the Frog™ Children's Book series focuses on awareness & acceptance of different types of family situations, as well as helping children cope with various life issues. See the Books page and stay tuned for Nadine’s future Freeda the Frog™ books, where Freeda and the tadpoles continue to help kids face more of life’s challenges and understand that everyone’s family is special and unique.
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Articles, Podcasts, and Blogs
Mile High Gay Guy
Feb 12, 2021
MileHighGayGuy.com Featured Freeda The Frog and Her New Blue Family!
Tom Sumner Program
Jan 12, 2021
Interview with Tom Sumner of The Tom Sumner Program WFOV 92.1 (Flint, MI) on 1/12/21
Midwest Book Review
Jan 1, 2021
Freeda the Frog and Her New Blue Family appears on the Social Issues shelf of the Midwest Book Review
Dec 21, 2020
Freeda the Frog and Her New Blue Family reviewed in North Carolina's Triangle Tribune
Ultimate Sports Parent Radio
Dec 16, 2020
Youth Sports Podcast Interview & article-ULTIMATE SPORTS PARENT RADIO -interview with Lisa Cohn and Ultimate Sports Parent Radio / Ascot Media Group on 12/16/20 -article & podcast: “Building a Culture of Inclusion on Youth Sports Teams.”
Royal Dragonfly Award
Dec 1, 2020
Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door awarded Royal Dragonfly Award for recommended LGBTQ children's books.
The Taylored Word
Nov 20, 2020
Listen to a recording of Nadine's interview with Taylor Sterling on The Taylored Word show.
Oct 20, 2020
Read the Groovin' Moms Review of Freeda the Frog and Her New Blue Family
KTNV Las Vegas
Sep 27, 2020
Watch this spotlight, "How reading helps bridge cultural gaps", by KTNV Las Vegas (Channel 13 ABC Action News).
Aug 1, 2020
Turn to page 162 in the August issue of Arabella for their Freeda Feature.
Jul 25, 2020
Interview with the author on Rock Stars of Bergen County by @BeLocalBergen
NorthJersey.com Feature on Nadine
Jul 1, 2020
NorthJersey.com article that was also featured in the print edition of the Bergen Record and in 201 Magazine.
Jun 29, 2020
Anoushka Pinto of Meaww writes about Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door
Erie Gay News Contest
Jun 12, 2020
Read this review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door and enter to win a copy of the book!
Living Loving Exploring
Jun 11, 2020
Review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next door in Living Loving Exploring by Kelly Ann Gigg
Larry Flick, SiriusXM
Jun 10, 2020
Interview by Larry Flick on SiriusXM's The Morning Jolt.
Great Day Washington
Jun 5, 2020
Interview with Haruni on the Great Day Washington show, WUSA CBS Channel 9.
Barrons Penta Review
Jun 5, 2020
Review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door in Barrons Penta Lifestyle section
She Just Loves Books
Jun 5, 2020
Review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door in She Just Loves Books
Lisa Every Day Review
Jun 4, 2020
Review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door on Lisa Every Day
Houston Style Magazine
Jun 4, 2020
A review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door in Houston Style Magazine
Gay Weddings and Marriage Magazine
Jun 1, 2020
A review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door
Jun 1, 2020
A review of Freeda the Frog and the Two Mommas Next Door from Mommies Reviews
Bergen County Review
Jan 5, 2020
Nadine writes about what inspired her to start the Freeda the Frog series.
Dads Dishing Show - iHeartRadio
Aug 17, 2019
Listen to this interview with Nadine on the Dads Dishing radio show on iHearRadio's WSYR Syracuse.
MILK Podcast: Frogs With Feelings
Aug 7, 2019
Listen to this podcast from Mothers I'd Like to Know. Frogs with Feelings, Dealing with Divorce, Blending Families and Other Transitions
Empowered Publicity Children's Book Podcast
Jul 11, 2019
Listen to our conversation about the Freeda the Frog series and our new release in the Empowered Publicity Children's Book Spotlight Series interview.
KADN News 15 (Louisiana) KidLit Pick of the Week
Jul 11, 2019
Ribbit Ribbit...our new release, “Freeda The Frog Says Farewell to Her Fish,” is the KADN News15 (Louisiana) KidLit Pick of the week! Check out this article and news clip from their story about Freeda. 📺🐸👏🏻📘
Mar 5, 2019
Read the Author's Blog, "Helping Out Children and Families" on TeacherSherpa.
Mama Now What
Feb 17, 2019
Check out Freeda the Frog’s feature in the @mamanowwhat blog article entitled, “Books You Needed to Buy Your Kids Yesterday-2019’s Most Popular Books.”
Read For My School
Sep 20, 2018
Read For My School featured Nadine Haruni in their Literacy Spotlight Series. Read "Teaching children hard issues relating to life lessons."
Gold Mom's Choice Awards®
Aug 25, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that our third book in the series, "Freeda the Frog is On the Move," was just awarded the Mom's Choice Awards® GOLD MEDAL for children's picture books! We are so honored to be a third-time recipient of this award and be named among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.
Splendid Path Blog
Jul 16, 2018
Read the Author's blog, "Dating and Other Tips for Single Froggies" on The Splendid Path
Dreams Recycled Podcast
May 14, 2018
Podcast interview on @dreamsrecycled, Episode 19. Click the link to hear the interview. Or go to iTunes and search 'Dreams Recycled,' Episode 19.
FREEDA THE FROG™ SWAG
Jan 8, 2018
We now have Freeda the Frog™ T-shirts, mugs and tote bags. These can only be purchased at Freeda the Frog™ events ... watch here for future dates. Hurry and get yours before the ribbit-swag is gone!