2019 Editorial Calendar


AD CLOSE: 10/16/18 › ON-SALE: 12/7/18


  • Health: Dr. Mom’s Best Advice for Cold Season
  • Food: Make Peace with Comfort Food
  • Discipline: Get Kids to Own Their Mistakes
  • Party: First-Birthday Party Tips
  • Food: Snack Hack: Baked Avocado Fries with Dip


  • Beauty: Self-Care Sunday for Moms
  • Perfect-ish: Party Up New Year’s Makeup
  • MomBod: The Inside Story to Your Post-Baby Belly
  • Money: The Credit Card Wake-Up Call for New Parents


  • Home: Get Your House in Order
  • Home: Be a Plant Mom
  • Food: Easy Dinners

Parents Baby:

  • Gear: Convertible Car Seats
  • Gear: Milk Time Helpers
  • Development: Love Connection
  • Health: Help Baby Snooze Better


AD CLOSE: 11/16/18 › ON-SALE: 1/4/19


  • Behavior: The Truth About Sensitive Kids
  • Health: Could that Cough Be Asthma?
  • Nutrition: Our Best-Ever Breastfeeding Tips
  • Food: Pack this Lunch: Pizza
  • Holiday: Valentine Desserts to Delight Your Fam
  • Pets: Animal House


  • Beauty: Red Carpet Looks for Your Mom’s Night Out
  • Perfect-ish: Nail Art Hacks
  • MomBod: How to Really Make Exercise Part of Your Life
  • Money: My Salary Story


  • Home: The New Year’s Resolution that Kids Love: Ditching Plastic
  • Holiday: 1-2-3 Valentine Card Ideas Your Kid Can Make
  • Home: Organize and Display Family Photos the Way You’ve Dreamed of
  • Travel: Family Vacays that Chill and Thrill
  • Food: Around the World Noodle Dinners


AD CLOSE: 12/17/18 › ON-SALE: 2/8/19


  • Health: Surviving Cast Life
  • Health: Not Another Ear Infection!
  • Development: Preschool Problems Not to Ignore
  • Behavior: Raise a Respectful Kid You’ll Be Proud of
  • Party: Indoor Scavenger Hunt Party Tips
  • Food: Best Bars for Kids to Snack on


  • Beauty: Top Drugstore Beauty Finds
  • Health: Dealing with the Stress of Sick Season
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Heart: The Power of Baby Names


  • Cover Story: In the Kitchen with Ayesha Curry
  • Parenting: Darn Your Judgy Relatives
  • Travel: Best Theme Park Rides for Kids of Every Age
  • Food: Breakfast Is Solved!

Parents Baby

  • Gear: Baby Parking Spots
  • Gear: Cold-Season Must Haves
  • Development: Bond with Baby
  • Feeding: Raise a Foodie
  • Health: Help Her Through Her First Cold


AD CLOSE: 1/16/19 › ON-SALE: 3/8/19


  • Health: Managing Seasonal Allergies for the Long Haul
  • Health: Baby Sleep Commandments
  • Advice: Hard Conversations
  • Behavior: Win-Win Discipline
  • Food: Pack this Lunch Holiday: Easter Morning Delights


  • Beauty: Fave Tricks for No More Tired Eyes!
  • Beauty: Life-Proof Your Hair
  • Psych: The Good News About Your Phone
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Money: My Salary Story


  • Holiday: Easter Egg Decorating!
  • Home: Little Updates to Create a Modern Family Kitchen
  • Travel: Top Picks for Vacations with Grandparents
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!
  • Pets: The Calming Power of Pets


AD CLOSE: 2/15/19 › ON-SALE: 4/5/19


  • Health: How Pediatrician Moms Stick to the Rules (Most of the Time)
Behavior: The 5 Love Languages of Children
Nutrition: 7 Foods Your Kid Doesn’t Like (Yet)
  • Food: Snack Hack—Berry Good Muffin Bites


  • Beauty: Beauty: Find Your Sunscreen Routine
  • Beauty: That Annoying Postpartum Hair Regrowth
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Couple: How to Handle a Crush—Honestly


  • Craft: Crafts for Green Thumbs
  • Home: Cheer Up Your Home with Color
  • Home: KonMari Your Life with Kids
  • Cars: Battle of the Kid Haulers
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!: Build-A-Bowl Grain Suppers

Parents Baby

  • Gear: Strollers
  • Gear: Newborn Helpers
  • Development: Raise a Resilient Baby
  • Fun: Baby’s First Trip
  • Feeding: Most Successful Finger Foods


AD CLOSE: 3/15/19 › ON-SALE: 5/10/19


  • Baby: First Week Home with Baby
  • Health: Sun Safety #IRL
  • Health: Why I Love My Pediatrician
  • Behavior: Discipline with Love
  • Party: Enchanted Forest Party


  • Beauty: Look Like You Slept Last Night
  • Beauty: Make Your Mani Last Longer
  • MomBod: Women’s Heath News Round-Up
  • Health: Mom Pimples Are Not Teen Pimples
  • Money: My Salary Story
  • Parenting: What Blind Parents Want You to Know


  • Family: The Perfect Beach Day
  • Home: How to Survive Your Exciting (Um, Stressful!) Home Renovation
  • Travel: Top Picks For Vacays with Grandparents
  • Food: 25 Best Family Packaged Foods
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!
  • Pets: Best Starter Pets for Young Families


AD CLOSE: 4/16/19 › ON-SALE: 6/17/19


  • Safety: Pool Rules That Matter Most
  • Health: Surviving Cast Life
  • Behavior: Small Strategies for Big-Picture Parenting Goals
  • Food: Drink Up! Age-by-Age Guide to Milk, Water, Smoothies, and More


  • Beauty: Beauty Routine on the Street
  • Beauty: Get Your Best Ever Hair Back
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Health: Making Peace with Natural Parenting
  • Health: How Migraine Docs Deal with Headaches
  • Couple: Dealing with Minor Irritations


  • Home: Fourth of July Food
  • Travel: Cool Road Trips to Remember
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!

Parents Baby

  • Gear: Bottles
  • Gear: Build a Sleep Sanctuary
  • Health: Nature vs. Nurture
  • Feeding: Dinner for 3


AD CLOSE: 5/16/19 › ON-SALE: 7/5/19


  • Health: The Truth About Essential Oils
  • Behavior: Why Kids Need Chores
  • Behavior: When One Child Is Harder to Parent than the Other
  • Food: Pack this Lunch
  • Party: How to Host a Sleepunder


  • Beauty: Natural Beauty that Feels Good
  • Money: My Salary Story
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Parenting: New State of Single Motherhood
  • Advice: Decide Less, Enjoy More


  • Home: Make Your Rental Home Feel Like a Forever Home
  • Travel: Fearless Summer Travel Awards
  • Food: Have Fun as a Family at the Farmers’ Market
  • Food: No-Cook Supper Is Solved
  • Pets: The Calming Effect of Pets


AD CLOSE: 6/17/19 › ON-SALE: 8/9/19


  • Seasonal: Back to School
  • Behavior: New Research that Could Change the Way You Raise Your Kids
  • Behavior: Manners in the Me Too Era
  • Behavior: Books and TV Shows to Psych Them Up!
  • Behavior: Quirks You Can Quit Worrying About
  • Food: The Best Baking Mixes for Busy Parents
  • Food: 100 New Things to Pack for Lunch (For Mom Too!)
  • Advice: Insider Advice from Teacher Parents
  • Home: Hack Your Home for School Year Independence
  • Style: Easy (And Awesome!) Ways to Do Your Kid’s Hair


  • Beauty: Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards
  • Health: Your Breastfeeding and Formula Qs, Answered!
  • MomBod: Women’s Heath News Round-Up
  • Parenting: Make the Most of Your 20 Hours
  • Psych: The Good News About Your Phone


  • BTS: Trick Out Their School Supplies
  • Food: How to Be a Kitchen Confident Mom

Parents Baby

  • Gear: Diaper Bags
  • Gear: Good for the Long Hau
  • Development: Experimenting with Baby
  • Feeding: Giving Your Baby Omega 3s


AD CLOSE: 7/16/19 › ON-SALE: 9/6/19


  • Health: How Pediatrician Moms Potty-Train
  • Behavior: Like, Let it Go!
  • Behavior: Is Your Child Outside Enough?
  • Behavior: Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids Calm
  • Food: Make the Most of Family Dinners
  • Food: How to Enjoy Eating with Your Picky Eater
  • Supper Is Solved: Microwave it, Mama!


  • Beauty: Draw Your Dream Bath
  • Beauty: Instant Fixes for Beauty Snafus
  • Health: The Real Reason Your Stomach Hurts
  • Parenting: Can Millennials Change Working Motherhood?
  • Parenting: Parenting Regrets You Can Avoid
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up


  • Crafts: Spooky Haunted House Crafts
  • Crafts: Parents Ultimate Guide to Halloween Costumes
  • Home: How to Get Rid of Negative Energy and Cleanse Bad Vibes
  • Food: Ghostly Treats
  • Food: Pack This Lunch


AD CLOSE: 8/16/19 › ON-SALE: 10/4/19


  • Toys: 50 Best Toys of the Year
  • Books: 15 Best Children’s Books of the Year
  • Behavior: The Psychology of Violent Play
  • Health: Manage the Stomach Bug
  • Food: Kid-Friendly Recipes from Top Junior Chefs!
  • Food: Snack Hack
  • Crafts: Crowd-Pleasing Crafts for Your Turkey Day Table


  • Beauty: Why New Moms Get Sensitive Skin
  • Health: Test Your Risk of for the Baby Blues
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Parenting: The Power of Village Parenting


  • Travel: Top Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up
  • Food: Thanksgiving Recipes!

Parents Baby

  • Gear: Food Time Accessories
  • Behavior: Crying, Conquered!
  • Fun: The Into Everything Age
  • Feeding: Baby Beverages


AD CLOSE: 9/16/19 › ON-SALE: 11/8/19


  • Behavior: Solve Your Nap Problems
  • Nutrition: Solutions for Every Type of Picky Eater
  • Health: It All Starts with Eczema
  • Food: Best Cookie-Tradition Recipes
  • Food: Pack this Lunch


  • Beauty: Great Skin, Less Effort
  • Beauty: 10 Magical Makeup and Hair Moves
  • Health: Cure Your Never-Ending Cold
  • Health: Coming to Terms with Your C-Section
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Money: My Salary Story


  • Home: Your Happy-Holiday Home
  • Holiday: Ornaments to Make with Your Kids
  • Holiday: Best-Ever Gift Guide
  • Food: Supper Is Solved


  • Editor’s Note
  • You’re Welcome
  • Let’s Get Real
  • Laugh
  • Animal House
  • Giggles
  • Kids Health News & Ideas
  • Ages + Stages


  • Snack Hack
  • Pack this Lunch
  • Happily Ever After
  • Media Mix Perfect-ish

Awards and Accolades



  • Silver
    • “Is Your Kid Sick or Just Faking It?”
    • “The Secret Bunion Society”
    • “10 Reasons to Chill About Lice (Seriously)”
    • “When to Pass on the Test”
    • “Let’s Talk About Your Mood”
  • Bronze
    • “When a Parent is About to Snap”
    • “Mom Boobs: The Inside Story”
    • “Heads Up!”
    • “Mom vs. Food Allergy & Food Free-for-All”
    • “A Game-Changer for ADHD”
    • “Surviving Dr. Facebook”
  • Merit
    • “Get through Your Child’s Hospital Stay”
    • “Leak Proof Your Life”


  • Gold Award for Photo Illustration
    • “Mom Boobs: The Inside Story”
  • Merit Winner for Illustration
    • “Let’s Talk About Your Mood”
    • “Bursting with Goodness”



  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Consumer, Series of Articles, Parenting/Family, “Balance is B.S.” and “Crushing It”
    • Honorable Mention
      • Eddie Award, Consumer, Full Issue, Family/Youth & Teen, October 2016
      • Eddie Award, Consumer, Series of Articles, Parenting/Family, “Mom vs. Food Allergies” and “Food Free-for-All”


  • Gold
    • “The New Rules on Raising Babies”
    • “More Than 600 Babies Drown Every Year”
    • “5 Medicine Mistakes Parents Make”
  • Silver
    • “Would You Let Your Child Eat 50 Pounds of Sugar?”
    • “8 Rules for Raising a Healthy Kid”
    • “Secrets of Pediatrician Parents”
    • “How to Save a Child’s Life”
    • “Secrets You Shouldn’t Keep from Your Doctor”
    • “Let’s Talk About Chubby Children”
    • “Immunity Now!”
    • “The Skinny on Thin Kids”
    • “Health ‘Facts’ You May Have Wrong”
    • “Icky Infections”
  • Bronze
    • “Feed Your Child’s Gut”
    • “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Allergies”
    • “Give Your Back a Break”



  • Winner
    • Best Series of Articles, “Fear and Parenting in America”



  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Consumer, Full Issue, Parenting/Family, September 2014
  • Honorable Mention
    • Eddie Award, Consumer, Series/Single Article, Parenting/Family “Rock Your Disney Trip”


  • Gold
    • “The Power of Yoga”
    • “Germ Patrol”
    • “To Circumcise or Not?”
    • “The Food Dye Blues”
    • “The Never-Ending Cough”
    • “You’d Never Leave Your Baby in the Car, Right?”
    • “The Invisible Bully”
    • “Life in a Special-Needs World”
    • “When Your Kid Makes You Sick”
  • Silver
    • “Scary Symptoms (That Are Perfectly Normal)”
    • “Your Child Has Cancer…”
    • “Allergy Test”
  • Bronze
    • “Great Sleep for Grown-Ups”
    • “7 Reasons Your Kid Needs Sleep”
  • Merit
    • “A Different Kind of Tired”
    • “The Cough That Won’t Go Away”

Board of Advisors


Ari Brown, M.D.
Author of Baby 411 and Toddler 411

David L. Hill, M.D.
Author of Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro

Harvey Karp, M.D.
Author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block

Philip Landrigan, M.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jane Morton, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Irwin Redlener, M.D.
Columbia University School of Public Health; Children’s Health Fund

Michael Rich, M.D., M.P.H.
Mediatrician at AskTheMediatrician.org, Boston Children’s Hospital

Harley A. Rotbart, M.D.
Children’s Hospital Colorado; Author of No Regrets Parenting

Darshak Sanghavi, M.D.
Author of A Map of the Child: A Pediatrician’s Tour of the Body

Jennifer Shu, M.D.
Co-author of Heading Home With Your Newborn

Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D., M.B.E.
Author of Seattle Mama Doc blog


Connie Diekman, R.D.
Washington University in St. Louis

David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Children’s Hospital

Jill Castle, R.D.
Childhood Nutrition Expert


Robin Berman, M.D.
Author of Permission to Parent

David Fassler, M.D.
University of Vermont College of Medicine; Author of Help Me, I’m Sad

Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.
Child Mind Institute; Author of It’s Nobody’s Fault

Rebecca Landa, Ph.D.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute


Lezli Levene Harvell, D.M.D
Private Practice, Dental Kidz


Wayne Fleisig, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D.
Author of Smart Parenting for Smart Kids and Growing Friendships

Jenn Mann, Psy.D.
Author of SuperBaby and The Relationship Fix

Wendy Mogel, Ph.D.
Author of The Blessing of a Skinned Kne

Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
Author of Homesick and Happy and co-author of Raising Cain


Alice D. Domar, Ph.D.
The Domar Center for Mind/Body Health; Author of Finding Calm for the Expectant Mom

Marjorie Greenfield, M.D.
University Hospitals Case Western Medical Center; Author of The Working Woman“s Pregnancy Guide

Laura Riley, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital


Deborah Stipek, Ph.D.
Stanford Graduate School of Education

Cathy Vatterott, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-St. Louis; Author of Rethinking Homework


William E. Berger, M.D.
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine

Hugh Sampson, M.D.
Icahn School of  Medicine at Mount Sinai


Martin Eichelberger, M.D. 
Safe Kids Worldwide; Children’s National Medical Center

Wendy L. Hunter, M.D. 
Rady Children’s Hospital, University of California, San Diego

Gary A. Smith, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Jodi Mindell, Ph.D. 
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Author of Sleeping Through the Night

Judith Owens, M.D. 
Boston Children’s Hospital


Lawrence F. Eichenfield, M.D. 
Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego

Jody Alpert Levine, M.D.
Plastic Surgery & Dermatology of NYC