2019 Mom-Approved Award Winners Announced!

2019 Mom-Approved Award Winners in Northwest Arkansas, as voted by the readers of nwaMotherlode.com

The votes have been tallied, and the mamas of Northwest Arkansas have spoken! Thanks to your votes in this year’s polling, we’re happy to present the 2019 winners of the Mom-Approved Awards.

Please note that the top 3 businesses in each category are listed in random order (not always by number of votes). In some categories, there are four companies listed, indicating there was a tie for one of the top 3 spots. (After votes were tallied, winners were given the opportunity to advertise their win and thank moms for their votes.)

Feel free to share this list with mama friends who are new to the area and might need help finding Northwest Arkansas’ best mom-friendly businesses.

Best Appliance Store

Metro Appliances & More

Tucker’s Appliances


Best Bakery

Rick’s Bakery

Bizzy B’s

Briar Rose

Best Car Dealer

McClarty Daniel

Fayetteville Autopark

Steve Landers

Best Childcare Facility

BrightHaven Christian Learning Center

Butterflies & Frogs

The Children’s Hour

Bentonville Preparatory

Best Chiropractic Clinic

Generations Health & Wellness

Millenium Chiropractic

Sands Family Chiropractic

Best Consignment Store

Once Upon a Child

Plato’s Closet

Rhea Lana

Best Dance Studio

Williams Center Dance and Gymnastics



All That Dance

Best Dermatologist

Hull Dermatology & Aesthetics

Premier Dermatology

Ozark Dermatology

Best Eye Care Clinic

Bentonville Eye Care

Henry Eye Clinic

Focused Family Eye Care

Best Orthodontist

My Village

Smith & Davis Orthodontics

Storms Orthodontics

Whitlock Orthodontics

Best Family Medicine Clinic

Northwest Arkansas Family Medicine

Mercy Clinic

Mission Family Practice

Best Dentist

Mint Dental

Aspen Dental

Cooper, Weisner, Fergus

Best Family Photographer

Lisa Mac Photography

Robert Poole

Jessica Ritchie Photography

Best Fast-Food Restaurant


Slim Chickens



Best Table-Service Restaurant

Ron’s Hamburgers



Dave & Buster’s

Best Moms Night Out


Walmart AMP

Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Best Pediatric Clinic

Mercy Clinic

Bentonville Pediatrics

NWA Pediatrics MANA

Best Florist




Enchanted Designs

Best Allergy Clinic

Hedberg Allergy & Asthma Center

Allergy & Asthma Clinic

ENT & Allergy Center

Best Gift Store

The Perfect Choice

Kate Austin

Bloom Flowers & Gifts


Best Gymnastics

Williams Center Dance and Gymnastics


Aspire Gymnastics Academy

Best Hair Salon

Cabin Red


Salon Illusions

Best Jewelry Store

Underwoods Fine Jewelers

Perry’s Jewelers


Best Kids Birthday Place

Modern Mission

Fast Lane Entertainment


Best Kids Clothing

Little Darlings

Once Upon a Child

Bella Jack’s

Best Local Women’s Boutique


Riff Raff


Best Martial Arts

Fayetteville Martial Arts



Best Music Lessons

Arkansas Musicworks

Inside Out Studio

School of Rock

Best Pediatric Dentist

Smile.Shoppe Pediatric Dentistry

My Village

Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Jeff Ward

Pediatric Dental Associates & Orthodontics

Best Place to Work Out

Burn Boot Camp

Fayetteville Athletic Center

Planet Fitness

Best Family Outing


Crystal Bridges

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

Best Spa


Spa Botanica


Best Pediatric Therapy

Arkansas Regional Therapy Services (A.R.T.S)

Children’s Therapy TEAM


Best Pet Boarding

Dog Party USA

Hounds Lounge

Animal Hospital Centerton

Best Preschool

The Children’s Hour

Butterflies & Frogs

Bentonville Preparatory

Best Private or Charter School

Haas.Hall Academy (Charter school)

The New School (Private)

Providence Academy (Private)


Best.Veterinarian Clinic

Rose Animal Hospital

Animal Hospital Centerton

Wedington Animal Hospital

Best Toy Store

Dilly Dally’s

Kindness & Joy Toys

Rollie Pollie

Best Tutoring Service




Best Swim Lessons

Melvin Ford Aquatic Center

Swim Ranch

Bentonville Community Center

Best Women’s Clinic

Parkhill Clinic

Mercy Clinic


Her.Health Clinic at Washington Regional

We also asked local moms to name their favorite overall mom-friendly business in Northwest Arkansas. Congratulations to this year’s winner!

Best Overall Mom-Friendly Business:

Kindness & Joy Toys