2019 Editorial Calendar

JANUARY

AD CLOSE: 10/16/18 › ON-SALE: 12/7/18

KIDS:

  • 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

MOM:

  • 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

LIFE:

  • 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

FEBRUARY

AD CLOSE: 11/16/18 › ON-SALE: 1/4/19

KIDS:

  • 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

MOM:

  • 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

LIFE:

  • 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

MARCH

AD CLOSE: 12/17/18 › ON-SALE: 2/8/19

KIDS:

  • 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

MOM:

  • 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

LIFE:

  • 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

APRIL

AD CLOSE: 1/16/19 › ON-SALE: 3/8/19

KIDS:

  • 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

MOM:

  • 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

LIFE:

  • 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

MAY

AD CLOSE: 2/15/19 › ON-SALE: 4/5/19

KIDS:

  • Health: Dr. Mom’s Advice for Sticking to Health and Safety Rules
  • Behavior: Quirks that Work
  • Nutrition: Foods You Don’t Think Your Kids Will Eat, But Will
  • Advice: How to Make Your Child Feel Loved
  • Advice: The Surprising Challenge of Moving for Kids
  • Food: Snack Hack

MOM:

  • Beauty: Sun Safety for Mom Skin
  • Health: What Natural Parenting Means to Me
  • Health: Gyno Myths Moms Shouldn’t Believe
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up

LIFE:

  • Home: Garden and Grow Crafternoon
  • Home: The Power of Paint on Your Family’s Mood
  • Cars: Minvan or SUV? The Best Cars for Families
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!

Parents Baby

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

JUNE

AD CLOSE: 3/15/19 › ON-SALE: 5/10/19

KIDS:

  • Health: Sun Safety in the Real World
  • Behavior: Small Strategies for Big-Picture Parenting
  • Goals Food: Pack this Lunch

MOM:

  • Beauty: Get Your Best-Ever Pregnancy Hair Back
  • MomBod: Women’s Heath News Round-Up
  • Health: Bad Habits You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About
  • Money: My Salary Story
  • Parenting: When One Child Is Harder to Parent than the Other

LIFE:

  • Family: The Perfect Beach Day
  • Home: How to Survive Your Exciting (Um, Stressful!) Home Renovation
  • Holiday: Father’s Day Gift Guide
  • Travel: Roadtrips Food: 25 Best Family Packaged Foods
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!

JULY

AD CLOSE: 4/16/19 › ON-SALE: 6/17/19

KIDS:

  • Health: The Truth About Essential Oils
  • Behavior: Teach Your Kid to Be Patient
  • Food: Drink Up! Age-by-Age Guide to Milk, Water, Smoothies, and More
  • Food: Snack Hack

MOM:

  • Beauty: Summer Skin Confidence Specia
  • Parenting: My Biggest Parenting Regret
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Health: Test Your Risk for the Baby Blues

LIFE:

  • Home: Fourth of July Food and Fun!
  • Travel: Cool Road Trips to Remember
  • Pets: How to Keep Your Pet-Filled Home Clean
  • Food: No-Cook Supper Is Solved!

Parents Baby

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

AUGUST

AD CLOSE: 5/16/19 › ON-SALE: 7/5/19

KIDS:

  • Behavior: Why Chores Are Good for Kids
  • Safety: Your Playground Playbook
  • Food: Pack this Lunch

MOM:

  • Beauty: Natural Beauty that Feels Good
  • Health: Ultimate Breastfeeding and Formula Guide
  • Money: My Salary Story
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Parenting: Managing Mom Envy

LIFE:

  • Home: Make Your Rental Home
  • Feel Like a Forever Home
  • Food: Have Fun as a Family at the Farmers’ Market
  • Food: Supper Is Solved

SEPTEMBER

AD CLOSE: 6/17/19 › ON-SALE: 8/9/19

KIDS:

  • Seasonal: Back to School
  • Health: Safety Rules You Want to Break, but Shouldn’t
  • Behavior: The Psychology of Violent Play
  • Food: Toddler Food Rehab
  • Food: Snack Hack

MOM:

  • Beauty: Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards
  • Health: The Real Reason Your Stomach Hurts
  • MomBod: Women’s Heath News Round-Up
  • Parenting: How to Be a Kitchen Confident Mom

LIFE:

  • Home: Things to Toss Today for a Healthier Home
  • Home: 1-2-3 Turn Your Baby Room into a Big-Kid Room
  • Food: Meals that Make Good Leftovers

Parents Baby

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

OCTOBER

AD CLOSE: 7/16/19 › ON-SALE: 9/6/19

KIDS:

  • Holiday: Halloween Costumes
  • Discipline: 10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids
  • Behavior: Why Kids Cry at Every Age—from Newborn to Big Kid
  • Food: Pack this Lunch Food: Ghostly Treats!

MOM:

  • Beauty: Beauty Fixes Moms Swear By
  • Health: Little Ways to Take Care of Yourself
  • Parenting: Seasoned Moms on Their Biggest Regrets
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Money: My Salary Story

LIFE:

  • Cleaning: Speed Cleaning Secrets from Real Moms
  • Home: 20 Ways to Make the Most of Your 20 Hours
  • Food: Supper Is Solved!

NOVEMBER

AD CLOSE: 8/16/19 › ON-SALE: 10/4/19

KIDS:

  • Toys: 50 Best Toys of the Year
  • Books: 10 Best Books of the Year
  • Health: Minimizing the Stomach Bug
  • Food: Kid-Friendly Recipes from Top Junior Chefs!
  • Food: Snack Hack Behavior: How to See the World Through Your Kid’s Eyes
  • Crafts: Crowd-Pleasing Crafts for Your Turkey Day Table

MOM:

  • Beauty: Why New Moms Get Sensitive Skin
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Parenting: The Power of Village Parenting

LIFE:

  • 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

DECEMBER

AD CLOSE: 9/16/19 › ON-SALE: 11/8/19

KIDS:

  • Behavior: The Reason Moms “Secret Sleep-Train”
  • Nutrition: Nutrition Myths You Have Our Permission to Ignore
  • Health: 10 Truths About Eczema
  • Food: Best Cookie-Tradition Recipes Food: Pack this Lunch

MOM:

  • Health: Cure Your Never-Ending Cold
  • MomBod: Women’s Health News Round-Up
  • Money: My Salary Story
  • Holiday: How I Solved My Holiday Disaster

LIFE:

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

IN EVERY ISSUE

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

ALTERNATING ISSUES

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

Awards and Accolades

2018

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • 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”

SOCIETY OF PUBLICATION DESIGNERS

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

2017

FOLIO

  • 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”

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • 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”

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”

Board of Advisors

PEDIATRICS

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

NUTRITION

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

MENTAL HEALTH

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

DENTISTRY

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

CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR

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

WOMEN’S HEALTH

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

EDUCATION AND CHILDCARE

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

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

ALLERGY

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

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

EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND SAFETY

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

SLEEP

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

Judith Owens, M.D. 
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