2017 Editorial Calendar.

JANUARY

AD CLOSE: 10/17/16 › ON-SALE: 12/13/16

  • Parents 2 Parents Travel Special: Your 2017 Family Vacation Planning Guide
  • Fun STEAM Projects
  • Kids’ Health: Soothing Sick Kids in the Wee Hours
  • Eating Well: Cooking With Winter Fruit
  • Lose the Weight! Best Workout Tech for Moms

FEBRUARY

AD CLOSE: 11/16/16 › ON-SALE: 1/10/17

  • Parents 2 Parents Travel Special: Last-Minute Spring Break Getaways
  • Think Pink! Valentine’s Day Treats + Cards Made With School Supplies
  • Kids’ Health: Paging Dr. Facebook
  • New Column! Project Discipline
  • Beauty: Skin Care Secrets From Around the Globe
  • What’s for Dinner: Recipes That Work in the Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker

MARCH

AD CLOSE: 12/14/16 › ON-SALE: 2/14/17

  • Travel: A Walt Disney World v. Disneyland Smackdown
  • Special Series, Part 1: Families Living With Life-Threatening Allergies
  • Beauty: Instagram-Worthy Beauty
  • Mom’s Health: Parenting With a Migraine
  • What’s for Dinner: 12 Ways to Make Chicken Tonight
  • Big Ideas for Small-Space Decorating

APRIL

AD CLOSE: 1/16/17 › ON-SALE: 3/14/17

  • Parents 2 Parents Special: April Fool’s Day Tricks to Play on Your Kids
  • Beauty: Hair How-tos From Celeb Moms
  • Kids’ Health: Potty Training S.O.S.
  • Special Series, Part 2: Parents 25 Best Allergy-Friendly Packaged Foods
  • Easter Open House
  • Grow a Lush Lawn, the Natural Way

MAY

AD CLOSE: 2/16/17 › ON-SALE: 4/11/17

  • Fun Floral Crafts for Mother’s Day
  • Kids’ Health: Understanding Mental Health
  • Eating Well: Make Cooking With Kids Easier
  • Travel: Parents and Trip Advisor Pick— 10 Best Affordable Vacations
  • Beauty Survey: Moms’ Most Wanted Products and Services
  • What’s for Dinner: Delicious Recipes Minus the Meat

JUNE

AD CLOSE: 3/16/17 › ON-SALE: 5/9/17

  • Parents 50 Best Toys of All Time
  • Kids’ Health: Your Family’s Healthiest Summer Yet
  • Kids’ Health: Potty Training S.O.S.
  • Travel: 25 Dream Vacation Spots for Big Kids
  • Beauty: Pedi Like a Pro
  • Summer Slow Cooker Recipes
  • Solutions: Summer Stain Removal Guide
  • Make Your Backyard More Fun

JULY

AD CLOSE: 4/17/17 › ON-SALE: 6/13/17

  • Fruity Frozen Treats for the Fourth
  • Mom’s Health: Secret Bunion Society
  • Eating Well: Raise Happy Eaters
  • Beauty: Drugstore Beauty Finds From Coast to Coast
  • Parents 10 Best Family Car
  • What’s for Dinner: Delicious Recipes Minus the Meat

AUGUST

AD CLOSE: 5/16/17 › ON-SALE: 7/11/17

  • Kids’ Health: Head Bonks and Worse
  • Family Sleep Survival Guide
  • Travel: More than Just a Pretty Beach
  • Eating Well: Light(en) Up the Grill!
  • Beauty: Wake Up Your Haircut
  • Muddy Feet Farm

SEPTEMBER

AD CLOSE: 6/14/17 › ON-SALE: 8/8/17

  • Kids’ Health: A Safer Backseat
  • Kids’ Health: How to Spot a Faker
  • Raise a Resilient Kid
  • Beauty: Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards
  • Back-to-School Special Section: Secrets from School Employees, Best/Worst
    School Supplies, All-Time Best Packaged Foods
  • 10 Best Subscription Services
  • Sex While Parenting
  • A Day in the Life of Childcare
  • Instant Home Makeover: Hello, Paint!
  • Organization Tips You Can Do in 15 Min
  • Travel: Traveling with the Grandparents
  • Introducing new columns: You’re Welcome, Let’s Get Real, Snack Hacks,
    #MomBod, Animal House, Supper Is Solved, It’s _’s Birthday!, The Heart of Parenting

OCTOBER

AD CLOSE: 7/17/17 › ON-SALE: 9/12/17

  • Kids’ Health: Fire Safety
  • Kids’ Health: Apps Every Parent Need
  • How to Not be a Pushover Parent
  • Beauty: Makeovers with CEW Winner
  • Ages & Stages of Mom’s Breasts
  • Special Life Section: Halloween
  • Spooky Classroom Treats: Toy-Inspired Pumpkin Decorating, LOL Costumes
  • Introducing new columns: Just Taste It, Read. Watch. Play.

NOVEMBER

AD CLOSE: 8/16/17 › ON-SALE: 10/10/17

  • Kids’ Health: Cold/Flu
  • Kids’ Health: 10 Kids Health Things Not to Feel Guilty About
  • Mom’s Health: Pelvic Floor Boot Camp
  • 25 Fast Breakfasts Kids Will Love
  • Beauty: Healthy Hair Know-How
  • Thanksgiving Nostalgic Recipes
  • Parents Best Toys of the Year
  • Fall Nature Crafts with Kids
  • How You Can Earn Extra Cash
  • Clever Ways to Childproof Your Home
  • The Heart of Parenting: What Good You Can Do

DECEMBER

AD CLOSE: 9/15/17 › ON-SALE: 11/14/17

  • ParentsIRL Essay Contest Winners
  • Kids’ Health: The End of Thumbsucking
  • Kids’ Health: Preventing Choking
  • Easy Ways to Bond as a Family
  • Parents Best Children’s Books of the Year
  • Beauty: Go Glam for the Holidays
  • Special Life Section: Parents’ Ultimate Guide to the
    Holidays with Entertaining Tips, Cookies, Décor, Crafts, and Gift Guide
Download PDF

Awards and Accolades.

2016

MIN EDITORIAL & DESIGN AWARDS

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

2015

FOLIO

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

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • 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”

2014

MIN EDITORIAL & DESIGN AWARDS

  • Winner
    • Print/Online Coverage of a Single Topic, “Life in a Special-Needs World”
  • Winner
    • Single Article, “You’d Never Forget Your Child in the Car, Right?”
  • Winner
    • Digital Magazine Edition, April 2014

MIN DIGITAL AWARDS

  • Best Digital Magazine, October 2013

FOLIO

  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Consumer Series of Articles, Parenting/Family, “Life in a Special-Needs World”
  • Honorable Mention
    • Consumer Single Article, Parenting/Family, “You’d Never Forget Your Child in the Car, Right?”

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Silver
    • “The Snack Epidemic”
    • “Is Your Child Ready to Learn?”
    • “The Truth About the Flu Vaccine”
    • “Building Hope”
    • “Keep Your Baby Safe”
    • “Guns Within Reach”
    • “Going Gluten-Free”
  • Bronze
    • “Pest-Proof Your Home Safely”
    • “I Knew Something Was Wrong”
    • “Period Problems”
    • “Mending Broken Hearts”
    • “Little Insomniacs”
    • “Lice Lessons”
    • “Time for a Vasectomy? Hop to It!”
    • “Organize Your Health Records”
  • Merit
    • “What to Do in an Emergency”
    • “Fast Facts About Urgent Care”

ASME COVER CONTEST

  • Reader’s Choice Award for Women’s Lifestyle, October 2013

EASTER SEALS LEADERSHIP AWARD

  • Healthy Families Category, “Life in a Special-Needs World” section, April 2014

THE TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ANSON JONES, M.D. AWARDS

  • Honorable Mention, Physician Excellence in Reporting Category, “The Vaccine Schedule” video on Parents.com

2013

MIN BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS

  • Best Relaunch, Parents.com

FOLIO

  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Best Use of Social Media
  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Best Full Issue/Parenting Category

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Gold
    • “Picky, Picky, Picky”
    • “What’s Your Cold and Flu IQ?”
    • “The Right Way to Treat an Ear Infection”
  • Silver
    • “Obesity Hits Home: Little Kids, Big Problems and Fighting Weight”
    • “The Sad Truth About Drowning”
    • “Attention for ADHD”
  • Bronze
    • “Is Your Child Safe in the Car?”
    • “Could Your Child Have Diabetes?”
    • “Protect Your Child From a Predator”
  • Merit
    • “Allergy Action Plan”
    • “12 Symptoms You Can’t Ignore”

2012

MIN EDITORIAL & DESIGN AWARDS

  • Best Print Redesign, March 2012

FOLIO

  • Silver
    • Eddie Award, Best Online Community, Parents Facebook Page
  • Bronze
    • Eddie Award, Best Digital Edition, Consumer, October 2011 Edition
  • Bronze
    • Ozzie Award, Best Feature Design, Consumer Above 500,000 Circulation, “Birthday’s A to Z,” May 2012

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Gold
    • “12 Weeks to a Healthier Family”
    • “Living With Food Allergies”
  • Silver
    • “Could Your Child Have a UTI?”
    • “The Gift of Life”
    • “The Hungry House”
    • “8 Medication Mistakes Moms Make”
    • “Are You Prepared for an Emergency?”
    • “It’s Okay to Stare”
  • Bronze
    • “Take the Kids Out to Eat”
    • “Kids Who Won’t Eat”
    • “Home Safe Home”
    • “The Most Dangerous Drivers”
  • Merit
    • “Understanding Autism”
    • “An Illness Even M.D.s Can Miss”
    • “Something in the Water”
    • “Moms on Drugs”
    • “Music to Her Ears”

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS AND AUTHORS (ASJA)

  • Outstanding Article Competition; 1st Place, Service Category, “Help Your Son Succeed in School”

DIGITAL MARKETING AWARDS

  • Finalist, Specialist Magazine Category, June 2011 issue
Download PDF

Board of Advisors.

PEDIATRICS

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

Harry L. Gewanter, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

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

Lori Laffel, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Unit, Joslin Diabetes Center

Philip Landrigan, M.D.
Chairman of Community and Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jane Morton, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Irwin Redlener, M.D.
President, Children’s Health Fund

Michael Rich, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Center on Media and Child Health, Children’s Hospital Boston

Harley A. Rotbart, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Colorado

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

CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR

Wayne Fleisig, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Children’s Behavioral Health, Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D.
Author of Smart Parenting for Smart Kids; Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies to Help Your Child Make Friend

Wendy Mogel, Ph.D.
Author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus

Jenn Berman, Psy.D.
Author of Superbaby

Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
Author of It’s a Boy! and coauthor of Raising Cain

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Alice D. Domar, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Domar Center for Mind/Body Health

Laura Riley, M.D.
Director of Labor and Delivery, Massachusetts General Hospital

MENTAL HEALTH

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

David Fassler, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.
President, Child Mind Institute

Fred Volkmar, M.D.
Director, Yale Child Study Center

NUTRITION

Connie Diekman, R.D.
Director of University Nutrition, Washington University in St. Louis

David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Obesity Program, Children’s Hospital Boston

Elisa Zied, R.D.
Author of Feed Your Family Right and Nutrition at Your Fingertips

EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND SAFETY

Martin Eichelberger, M.D. 
Founder of Safe Kids Worldwide; Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center

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

ALLERGY

William E. Berger, M.D.
Director, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Hugh Sampson, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Icahn School of  Medicine at Mount Sinai

EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE

Robert Pianta, Ph.D.
Dean, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

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

SLEEP

Jodi Mindell, Ph.D. 
Associate Director, Sleep Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Judith Owens, M.D. 
Director, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital

DERMATOLOGY

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

DENTISTRY

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

Download PDF