2018 Editorial Calendar.

JANUARY

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

  • Kids/Health: Your Child’s Brain on Sleep
  • Kids/Behavior: Teach Your Child to Resolve Conflict
  • Kids Food: Unicorn Popcorn
  • Beauty: Sensory Beauty
  • MomBod: Mini Workouts that are Made for New Moms
  • Mom: Black Births Matter
  • Life: The Family Clutter Report
  • Life: Bullet Journaling for Busy Moms
  • Travel: Snow Much Fun!
  • Food: Supper is Solved! Instant Pot Recipes

FEBRUARY

AD CLOSE: 11/16/17 › ON-SALE: 1/9/18

  • Seasonal Food and Crafts: Valentine’s Day Cards and Treats
  • Kids Behavior: When is He Old Enough to…
  • Kids Health: A Microbiome Miracle Cure
  • Kids Food: How Much Milk Does Your Kid Really Need?
  • Kids: If Your Child Likes This, Read ___
  • Beauty: Clean Beauty
  • Mom/Health: Secrets of OB/GYN Moms
  • Life: 25 Classic Movies to Watch with the Whole Family
  • Home: All The Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

MARCH

AD CLOSE: 12/15/17 › ON-SALE: 2/13/18

  • Kids/Health: Vaccine Update—What It’s Really Like When Your Kid Has the Measles
  • Kids/Behavior: Pediatricians’ Tips for Getting Kids to Cooperate
  • Kids/Food: How to Introduce Solids to Babies
  • Kids/Fun: YouTube for Kids You Can Feel Good About
  • Kids/Birthday Party Inspo
  • Beauty: Mom’s Spring Drugstore Shopping Guide
  • MomBod: Everyday Workout Intervals
  • Mom/Psych: Dealing with New Mom Stress
  • Heart of Parenting: I Love Them Like My Own
  • Life: How to Host Fun Playdates
  • Home: Clever Ways to Clean Your Kid’s Stuff
  • Travel: The Right Cruise for Your Family
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

APRIL

AD CLOSE: 1/16/18 › ON-SALE: 3/13/18

The Imperfections Issue!

  • Seasonal Crafts and Food: Messy Easter Eggs and Seasonal Food
  • Kids/Behavior: What You Can Learn From Moms with Big Families
  • Kids/Food: Good-Enough Veggies—15 Ideas
  • Kids/Health: How Pediatricians Deal With Bedwetting
  • Mom: Come to Terms with Yelling
  • Heart of Parenting: The Unexpected Win
  • Life: Make a Junkyard Playground in Your Backyard
  • Home: 5 Ways to Love the House You’re In, Plus Quick-Clean Secrets
  • Travel: Good-Enough Disney Planning!
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

MAY

AD CLOSE: 2/16/18 › ON-SALE: 4/10/18

  • Special: Moms Who are Changing the World
  • Kids/Health: Trusting Your Instinct About Your Child’s Behavior
  • Kids/Behavior: Find Your Child’s Nap Routine
  • Kids/Food: Finish-Line School Lunches
  • Kids/Birthday Party Inspo
  • Mom: Signs You’re Ready for Another Baby
  • Heart of Parenting: Sad Book Baths
  • Beauty: Skin and Sun Safety
  • Home: The Best Tech and Smart Home Finds for Families
  • Travel: It’s Moms Weekend—How to Plan a Besties Trip!
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

JUNE

AD CLOSE: 3/16/18 › ON-SALE: 5/8/18

  • Seasonal: Make It a YOLO Summer—100 Ways to Delight Your Child
  • Kids/Health: No-Panic First Aid
  • Kids/Behavior: Parenting One-Liners that Say It All
  • Kids/Food: Be a Smarter Organic Food Shopper!
  • Beauty: The Color Issue
  • Mom: Be Kind to Yourself During Pregnancy
  • Heart of Parenting: The End of I’m Sorry
  • Travel: 50 States Behind the Scenes
  • Home: Organize Your Garage for Easy Access to Fun
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

JULY

AD CLOSE: 4/16/18 › ON-SALE: 6/12/18

  • Seasonal: 4th of July Party Extravaganza—Recipes, Crafts, Entertaining
  • Kids/Behavior: Understand the Trigger for Your Kid’s Bad Behavior
  • Kids/Contest: What Kids Wish Parents Knew About ___ Essay Contest Winners
  • Kids/Behavior: The Case for Boredom
  • Kids/Health: How to Spot Dirt and Germs Everywhere You Go
  • Mom: Surviving the Sadness of Miscarriage
  • Beauty: The Lipstick Issue!
  • Life: 10 Best Family Cars
  • Home: How to Clean Up Your Pet’s Stuff
  • Travel: All-Inclusive Vacation Destinations You Can Drive to
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

AUGUST

AD CLOSE: 5/16/18 › ON-SALE: 7/10/18

  • Kids/Health: Medical Fixes for Common Kid Conditions
  • Kids/Behavior: What Toy Designers Know About Playing With Kids, plus Big-Kid STEAM toys
  • Kids/Discipline: Discipline Tweaks that Turn Bad Behavior Around
  • Kids/Birthday Party Planner
  • Mom: Rosé All Day? Not So Fast. How and When Moms Today Drink
  • Heart of Parenting: The Gift of My Disability
  • Beauty: The Mom Smile
  • Home: Ways to Detox Your Home
  • Home: Parents’ Best Natural Products for Your Family (Award Winners)
  • Food: Favorite Food-Truck Recipes

SEPTEMBER

AD CLOSE: 6/15/18 › ON-SALE: 8/14/18

  • Seasonal: Special Back-to-School Section!
  • Kids/Food: Smarter School Lunches
  • Kids/Behavior: Fun Ways to Keep Your Kid Calm
  • Kids/Behavior: Get-Real About Good Behavior
  • Kids/Health: Strep Throat’s Surprising Complication
  • Kids/Psych: What Science Says About the Difference Between Boys and Girls
  • Mom: Oh, Thanks, Pregnancy! Solutions to Post-Delivery Health Probs
  • Beauty: Best Beauty Awards!
  • Food: Potluck Hits—From the Pre-K Parent Potluck to Your Fall Block Party

OCTOBER

AD CLOSE: 7/16/18 › ON-SALE: 9/11/18

  • Seasonal: Halloween Costumes and Treats
  • Kids/Health: 10 Most Innovative Children’s Hospitals
  • Kids/Behavior: How to Play to Your Child’s Strengths
  • Kids/Food: The Picky-Eater Playbook
  • Mom: Putting a Difficult Labor Behind You
  • Beauty: Fall Beauty
  • Travel: 10 Best Baseball Vacation Cities
  • Home: Organize Your Home to Raise a Reader or Manage Your Kid’s Closet!
  • Food: Supper is Solved!

NOVEMBER

AD CLOSE: 8/16/18 › ON-SALE: 10/9/18

  • Seasonal: 50 Best Toys and 10 Best Children’s Books of 2018
  • Kids/Behavior: Parenting with Emotional Intelligence
  • Kids/Health: How I Solved My Kid’s Health Scare
  • Mom: Be Happier at Home
  • Heart of Parenting
  • Beauty: Wake Up Prettier
  • Home: Make Your Home a Sleep Haven
  • Travel: 20 Best Vacations for Babies and Toddlers
  • Food: How Test-Kitchen Pros Nail Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

AD CLOSE: 9/17/18 › ON-SALE: 11/13/18

  • Seasonal: Cookies and Crafts to Make with Your Child, Countdown Secrets, Entertaining Hacks, and More
  • Kids/Behavior: How to Raise a Considerate Child, plus Host a Giving Party
  • Kids/Health
  • Mom: Yeesh! Parenting in Front of Your Judgy Relatives
  • Beauty: Look Gorgeous in Pics
  • Home: The Ultimate Gift Guide

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor’s Note
  • You’re Welcome
  • Let’s Get Real
  • We Kid
  • Animal House
  • Giggles

ALTERNATING ISSUES

  • Snack Hack/Just Taste It
  • Media Mix
  • Beauty Q&A /The Beauty of…
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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
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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

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

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

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

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

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