This is a list of sites you may want to consider submitting your writing to if you blog about family topics or parenting.

Submission guidelines and other site-related resources are provided for each.

($) indicates a site that offers paid opportunities, however, visit the site for more information as all submissions may not be paid

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Directory of Opportunities for Bloggers to Submit Wrting on the topics of Family and Parenting

 

5 Minutes For Mom“Our mission at 5 Minutes for Mom.com is to provide an essential, go-to site for moms that entertains and informs, while promoting the online mom community.”

About.com – Parenting Young Adults – Section Expert Sharon Greenthal is open to guest posts about young adults, and takes 1-2 guest posts per month. Columns are informational and instructional rather than personal. ($)

ADDitude – “ADDitude Magazine is the nation’s leading destination for families and adults living with attention deficit disorder (ADHD) and learning disorders.” ($)

Adoptive Families“Adoptive Families is the leading information resource for parents before, during, and after adoption. The award-winning quarterly digital magazine and website provide independent, authoritative adoption parenting advice and real families’ stories.”  ($)

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Babble – From Disney, this site is your destination for parenting, beauty, home, food, travel and entertainment brought to you by the best voices online.” ($)

Baby Hints & Tips – “A virtual parent’s group for questions about trying to conceive, pregnancy and baby.

BlogHer – BlogHer is a platform for sharing great voices, stories and ideas.”.  With categories of food, health, DIY & Home, Work & Life, Love & Sex, Family, Fashion & Beauty as well as News & Entertainment coverage which includes Politics, Race and Feminism, BlogHer spans a wide range of interests. ($)

Blunt Moms – “Honest. Direct. Surprisingly Hilarious

Bonbon Break –  “BonBon Break is an online magazine for modern moms, that cuts through the internet chaos to bring you advice and inspiration.” ($)

Brain, Child Magazine – “The award-winning literary magazine devoted to motherhood. Publishes features, personal essays, fiction, poetry, news, debates, and book reviews.” ($)

Break The Parenting Mold “Break the Parenting Mold is an online community dedicated to supporting and encouraging parents with children who have special needs. We feature tips, stories, humor, allergen-free recipes, DIY therapy, and more.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

BuzzFeed Life“We’re the lifestyle and service wing of BuzzFeed, which means we’re interested in helping you live a better, more fun/beautiful/healthy/productive/interesting life. And we cover lots of topics.” including Style, Food, DIY, Parenting, Travel and Health.  ($)

Coffee + Crumbs – “Coffee + Crumbs is a collection of stories about motherhood, love, truth, and the good kind of heartache. At the very core of this space, we want all moms to feel less alone. Our writer team is made up of nine imperfect mothers, figuring out the mystery of parenthood one day and mistake at a time. Coffee + Crumbs is where we share our stories along the way, regularly practicing our collective mantra of grace > guilt.


Cognoscenti“…features opinions, perspectives and essays from some of New England’s best and brightest thinkers. We publish commentaries on politics, culture, sports, law, medicine, innovation, religion, media, parenting and style. In selecting our pieces, we consider the particular expertise of the author, as well as the timeliness, originality and strength of argument. But above all, we look for great writing and provocative thought leadership.” ($)

  • “Re-purposed or cross-posted content is occasionally accepted but will not be compensated.”
  • SUBMIT

Crazy Good Parent“Crazy Good Parent was born out of my frustration at looking for support as a parent with a mental illness…connecting moms and dads trying to be the best parents we can be while managing our sometimes unruly minds”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submissions

DAM Bloggers“DAM- Dad And Mom Bloggers (DAM) – The ultimate parenting community for women and men. Tips, reviews, ideas, recipes, patterns, how to, DIY, and more!”

DivorcedMoms“Whether you are thinking about separating, newly divorced or have already navigated the divorce process, whether you are in your 20s with an infant or in your 50s with grown children, you have experience and a unique point of view. Your stories will help other moms who are going through the same process.”

Everyday Family –  At EverydayFamily.com get in-depth information on every aspect of preconception, pregnancy and parenting. We offer written articles, instructional videos, charts, checklists and interactive tools to lead you step-by-step.”

Everything For Dads“…unique blend of modern media content for and about dads and parenting from across the globe, covering everything from serious and political news to the funny and entertaining — but with YOUR lifestyle and everyday needs in mind”

Family Tree Magazine“Family Tree Magazine is a special-interest consumer magazine that helps readers discover, preserve and celebrate their family’s history. We cover genealogy, ethnic heritage, personal history, genealogy websites and software, photography and photo preservation, and other ways that families connect with their past.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  •  SUBMIT

FamilyCorner.com“Family fun, craft projects, kid’s recipes, parenting advice, decorating ideas, frugal tips, and more”

A Fine Parent – “Having a parenting slump? Feeling down in the dump? A few minutes here and you’ll be revived, even inspired. To free up the fine parent you are inside…A Fine Parent is an online community for parents who believe that Great Parents are Made, Not Born.  We focus on one topic each month that can help us become better people and better parents.” ($)

Focus on the Family – Previously Thriving Family Magazine“Focus on the Family magazine helps families thrive in Christ, offering time-tested solutions and reliable marriage and parenting guidance. Published by the global Christian ministry Focus on the Family, this magazine encourages, teaches and celebrates God’s design for the family. The relevant, engaging content and beautiful illustrations and photography inspire people to be better parents and spouses.”  ($)

For Every Mom“ForEveryMom.com is the place for moms to come and celebrate and encourage each other in our faith in Christ and in the hard work we do as moms.” 

For Her““For Her is a new women’s lifestyle magazine that offers advice, articles and essays on how to live a more meaningful and beautiful life. For Her covers topics like spirituality, well-being, positive psychology, home decor, food, and beauty and is looking to expand their pool of writers for personal essays and journalism. ($)

Getting Balance“Tips on how to find happiness and wellbeing from your friends at Project Eve.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

The Good Men Project“We are having a conversation about what it means to be a man in the 21st century—and it is  wide and varied and mundane and provocative. But for a post to be considered, it must always must be about, by, for, or focused on men. (Please note that approximately 20% of our contributors are women. That’s great—we love women’s voices. But they write about men, or sometimes about raising boys who become men.)”

The Good Mother Project – Monthly themes “If you are a writer or blogger (or even an aspiring writer or blogger), and you have an encouraging, uplifting, inspiring, funny or touching story about your experience as a mother, we want to hear it!”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Grandparents.com (from The American Grandparents Association) – “At Grandparents.com our goal is to connect and inspire today’s families. As the Trusted Resource for Grandparents, we strengthen the ties between family members, promoting well-being and giving timely information and expert advice on what really matters to you, from health and money, to travel and retirement.” 


Great Moments In Parenting“Great Moments in Parenting is a website where parents can share the agony and the ecstasy of life with kids. This is a community of moms and dads who understand just how funny (and challenging) it can be to raise kids.”  Categories include essays, moments (short), photos and cartoons.

The Green Parent“The Green Parent is the UK’s leading green lifestyle and natural parenting magazine. A truly inspiring read, TGP is like nothing else on the newsstand, with insightful intelligent journalism covering topics from babywearing and attachment parenting to home-education and alternative medicine.”  ($)

Grown and Flown“Grown and Flown looks at parenting teenagers and young adults through the middle school, high school and college years.” ($)

Healthy Living Magazine – “HL feeds the fundamental desire for a healthy and beautiful bod, empowering a new standard of life—intelligent, sophisticated, fashionable Healthy.($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Heartskeeper – Newly open for submissions “Heartskeeper is opening its site to first-time and seasoned writers looking for another platform to share their ideas and thoughts about everyday life. You can read more about Heartskeeper here to see if this is a place you would like to share your work. Though this is a christian blog, every theme does not have to be faith-based.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Henpicked“Henpicked is about sharing, discussing and learning. Sharing our wisdom. Discussing new ideas. Learning from the experiences of others.”

Her View From Home“Her View From Home is a lifestyle magazine that connects your view to the rest of the world. We strive to give you a platform to share your story and embrace everyday living through daily articles about family, kids, fashion and health, recipes and faith. Our website is made up of views from women across the country who share one common theme; a passion for their view from home.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Herstories Voices – “We want to highlight the best of women’s voices and show the uniqueness and commonalities of women’s experiences….Send us an essay focused on an experience or moment – big or small – that transformed you or made you realize something important.($)

Hintmama – “Sharing hints to make parenting easier, cheaper, and a bit more humorous…

Home | School | Life Magazine“…a smart, fun homeschool magazine that’s as creative, playful, and informed as the best homeschool days. Packed with resources, reviews, insight, and inspiration for your homeschool life, it’s the perfect combination of homeschool conference, mom’s night out, and park day, delivered to your mailbox every quarter.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
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Honest Mom (Honest Moms Speak Out)“This series on Honest Mom features essays about mental health written by Honest Mom readers. Honest Moms speak out is your chance to help other women dealing with depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges to feel less alone.” 

  • previously published (on a personal blog only) or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

The Huffington Post – Wikipedia described The Huffington Post as “...liberal American online news aggregator and blog…The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests, and local news.

I Am Steve Austin: Wrestling With Messy Grace“What’s your “grace is messy” story? Growing up, we called it a “testimony” but no matter what you label it, if you’ve got a story of finding faith at the intersection of real life, I’d love to share it. I’m not looking for a sermon. I’m looking for storytellers. Leave your churchy cliches at home and submit your respectfully raw story.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

I Can Teach My Child – This website shares “activities and resources to help you be your child’s FIRST teacher!” 

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

I Just Want To Pee Alone “This is a blog that is based on the best selling anthology I Just Want to Pee Alone. The goal of this site is to encourage and entertain any parent that yearns for a little time to themselves. Parenting is a tough job and it’s so much easier when you have a village to support you. Let us be your village.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Imperfect Parent “A community was created for parents to talk freely and openly without big brother watching. The articles were designed to share parenting experiences and to let you know that you’re not alone with your flaws and imperfections.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Just BE Parenting“Just BE Parenting promotes non-judgmental parenting and celebrates the beautiful chaos of modern families.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

JustParents“JustParents is a community website for parents and parents-to-be to swap advice, get support in the wonderful journey of parenthood and make new friends. Our aim is to be the friendliest, easiest to use independent website for parents in the UK and worldwide.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Kids Safety Network“We’re looking for articles about child safety. This includes, but isn’t limited to: product recalls, personal experiences, mental or physical health conditions, or accident prevention.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Kindness Blog “Kindness Blog shares media featuring kindness in all its varied forms.  Kindness, compassion, mindfulness, forgiveness, family, love, parenting, wisdom, grief, humanity, friendship, homelessness, life-lessons, morality, gentleness, non-violence, humility, loss, meditation, tandom acts of kindness, mental health and gratitude.” 

  • Original, unpublished content receives priority reviewing.
  • Submit

Kokoa Magazine“This magazine is for those of us that are not rich and famous. This magazine gives us something to read that we can relate to.  We talk about everything from social issues to Kids and everything in between.  Life in general consists of so many things, so we touch on all of it.”  

Kveller – “…a website for those who want to add a Jewish twist to their parenting. For many of us, this is no simple matter.” ($)

Lies About Parenting“Lies About Parenting is a community dedicated to debunking popular parenting advice that just doesn’t work, and raising healthier happier kids. If you agree that success is a by-product of parenting (not a goal), and you can be a great parent (without sacrificing all of you), then you’ve come to the right place.”  ($)

Literal Shyft“Literal Shyft is a digital magazine designed to promote conscious living in all areas of our life–relationships, parenting, work, and play.  We welcome submissions on topics related to themes of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, healthy living, communication, family, creativity, and work performance.  Although we are unable to pay for submissions at this time, we will promote all accepted submissions through our social media channels.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Literary Mama“Literary Mama features writing by mother writers about the complexities and many faces of motherhood. We seek top-notch creative writing: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction. We also publish book reviews, and profiles of mother writers and artists.”

  • prefer previously unpublished work/will consider reprints, however, if you have the rights and the work is not currently available online.
  • Submission Guidelines

Lose The Cape“Life is tough for ALL moms – working, at home, working from home. So why make it even more difficult by trying to be the SUPERMOM? Lose the Cape! Be great!”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

Makes You Mom – “Makes You Mom is a multi-author website publishing good writing to encourage and support moms in all their complexity.”

Mamalode – A parenting magazine that focuses on a different theme each month.  Mamalode is “filled with stories, poems, playlists, slideshows, reviews and great people. ($)

Mamamia“The largest independent women’s website in Australia. We are news, opinion, social commentary, political analysis, style, relationships, parenting, beauty and healthy, great videos, clever podcasts, and deeply personal stories.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Mamapedia – “Mamapedia connects moms at every stage of their children’s lives to compelling content from the source they trust most: other moms. Every day, moms turn to Mamapedia.com for advice on everything moms need: parenting, health, family, finance, pregnancy, nutrition, and travel; and on children of every age from infant to adult.” — “opinionated, sincere requests for answers, controversial


Medium“Everyone’s stories and ideas.”

Middle Places“Exploring the messy ways of grace”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

The Mighty – “We find strength, joy and beauty in disability and disease.”

Millennial Mommy Site – “Millennial Mommy Site is a blog for the next generation of Moms of Faith. We are looking for posts on millennial issues, faith, parenting, and everything in between.”

mindbodygreen“Our mission is to revitalize the way people eat, move, and live!” 

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Modern Love – “This weekly column in the Sunday Style section of the New York Times is a coveted placement for personal essays about contemporary relationships, marriage, dating, parenthood — any subject that might reasonably fit under the heading “Modern Love.($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

ModernMom “Headed up by television host Brooke Burke-Charvet and Lisa Rosenblatt, ModernMom is a trusted resource for the “Woman Behind the Mom,” with practical tips, advice, videos and information on parenting, pregnancy, family, career, health, beauty, cooking, crafts and more.”

  • Interested contributors can send an email to Jenn Moore including a sample post and topic ideas

Mom Fuse“Mom Fuse is a resource for moms and an online magazine of sorts. We love to feature recipes, give you honest reviews of products, give lots of things away to our readers, show you some fabulous finds we think you’ll love, help promote moms who own their own business and so much more!” 

Mommikin – “Our Mission is to celebrate creative moms…We’re looking for writing that speaks about life at the intersection of motherhood and creativity.

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Mommyish“Mommyish is a website for moms who aren’t perfect, and don’t aspire to be. We highlight the imperfections and realities of parenthood, along with the funny things that happen in between.”  ($)

MomSmack – “From car seats to college…never forgetting ourselves.” ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Money Saving Mom – mission: “challenge women to wisely manage time & resources & live life on purpose.” “guest posts should offer practical, money-saving tips, advice or ideas.”

Mothers Always Write – “…online literary magazine for mothers and mother writers who consider parenting to be their highest calling. We publish essays and poetry about the mothering experience.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Motherwell – “Motherwell is a digital publication that tells all sides of the parenting story.” ($)

Mrs. Muffintop – This is your one-stop shop for funny stories, comics, theater reviews, family-style recipes and more.  It is a symbol of my life as a stay at home mom and all the things I love: laughing, cooking, writing, art and theater. Topics can include parenting, relationships, family life and timely topics.  We also love DIY, recipes, and life hacks.  Relatable humor is best, but not the only thing we’re looking for.”  ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

Multiples Illuminated – The blog associated with the forthcoming anthologyMultiples Illuminated “Multiples parents have a special and unique bond that ties us together. Our hope is that readers will find value and entertainment connecting with parents of multiples and learning about their journey.”

Mutha Magazine“We’re interested in reading nonfiction about all aspects of the journey to becoming a parent (or determining a different path). Trying to conceive, LGBTQ parenting, birth stories of all variety, experiencing loss, early days and later struggles, joy and tough times and hope and forgiveness, funny stuff and sexy stuff and stuff you didn’t think you could say out loud but just wrote it down. Politics and rants and sob stories and what you wish you had heard before you thought of it.”

MyBrownBaby“Thought-provoking, insightful, wickedly funny commentary on motherhood, for parents who love their brown babies, by parents who do the same. MyBrownBaby writers lift the voices of moms and dads of color looking for the 411/advice/a high-five on everything from pregnancy and childrearing to sex and relationships—all filtered through a colorful lens.”

The Next Family – “The Next Family is a diverse community where modern families meet. It is the start of an on-going, open-minded and sincere dialog between urbanite families, adoptive families, in vitro parents, interracial families, same sex parents, single parents and so on. It is a way to remind people that the Next Generation of families already exists in larger numbers than the old model of a “family unit””

On Parenting (from The Washington Post) – “News, advice and events for parents from The Washington Post” ($)


Opt-Out Revolutionary – “Opt-Out Revolutionary is a community of writers, parents, and experts that aims to bring more joy into the lives of parents and families by offering ideas, inspiration, and tips about how to live a more balanced life. We publish posts related to careers, parenting, health & well-being, relationships, the environment, and just generally having fun.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Our Family World“Online Stop For Family Needs: Fertility & Pregnancy news, Child Wellness (Bullying & Childhood obesity), Healthy Recipes, Money tips, Travel”

Outdoor Families Magazine“Outdoor Families Magazine is a nature-based online magazine dedicated to providing families of all abilities, ages, and circumstances the tools necessary to enjoy outdoor experiences with their children. Driven by the talents of established bloggers, writers, and industry experts, OFM will post monthly content that includes recipes, tips, destinations, and inspiration for embracing outside spaces, anywhere in the world.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Parent Co. Magazine“We have a positive perspective on parenthood that’s real, humorous, and occasionally raw. We write for parents who are as curious about the world as they are committed to raising great kids.” ($)

Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) – “…a panel of expert bloggers writing about everything from stay-at-home adventures to deals on fabulous products,” plus opportunities to “…become one of our parent testers, receive free products and make a difference.”

Parents Space “Parents-Space is a space for connecting between parents, and people working with parents.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Perfection Pending“A Blog about the not so perfect Mommy moments.” Parenting Essays, Humor, Family Friendly Recipes, Parenting Tips & Tricks

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Play Pen; The Irreverent Parents’ Guide“Looking for parenting posts, broad is okay as long as it fits the tone of the website; honest, and funny.  Snarky sarcastic humor has a home in The Play Pen, and of course, irreverence is also acceptable.  I also accept recipes and cocktail recipes.”

Power of Moms – “A Gathering Place For Deliberate Mothers…Our focus is not on how to decorate, cook, potty-train, clean, etc., but to strengthen the woman inside the mother and inspire her to excellence.”.  Categories include a rotating seasonal category around Peace/Purpose/Order/Joy, Humore in Motherhood, Advice for Specific Ages and Stages, Timely Topics, Holiday/Seasonal Advice, How-To and Spiritual Sundays.  

Preemie Babies 101 – The official blog of Hand to Hold, a nonprofit that provides support and services for NICU families. Writers don’t have to be preemie parents, just anyone who has had experience with the NICU. Personal essays do best on this site, as opposed to informational content.  Readers are looking to connect and find someone who shares their experiences.

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Pregnant Chicken – “Pecking away at the fear around pregnancy while keeping it sunny side up.


Project Eve Moms“Making parenting easier” ($)

Raising Mothers“Raising Mothers is for mothers by mother writers, offering essays, interviews, poetry and other prose honoring both parenting and womanhood.” Interested in featuring the stories of marginalized groups.

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Ravishly“Welcome to Ravishly, where we celebrate the mess of being human. A community for sharing what makes us tick, what ticks us off, plus pictures of our dogs (or cats – inclusivity is important). We laugh. We cry. We do it all together.” ($)

Reader’s Digest 100 Word Stories –  “Everybody has a story to share. What’s yours? Send us a true story about you, in 100 words or fewer—if it’s chosen by our editors for publication in our magazine, you’ll be paid $100! We also may pick selected favorites to appear on our site at RD.com.”  ($)

Ripped Jeans & Bifocals – “I look for honest writing on subjects my regular readers can relate to: parenting, adoption, aging, relationships, social media, and general humor” ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

RoleReboot“We are most interested in essay-style, first-person narrative storytelling and cultural critique about current events from folks who are rethinking “tradition,” breaking through stereotypes, and bucking expectations about their roles.” ($) paid opps are for regular contributors only

Romper“Romper is a site for a new generation of women figuring out what motherhood means for us. Our plan is to chronicle that crazy adventure — its highs and its lows — in a way that’s smart, honest, helpful, and above all, fun. Raising another human is no joke, but it’s often hilarious.” ($)

Salon“With an audience of 15 million monthly unique visitors, Salon.com covers breaking news, politics, culture, technology and entertainment through investigative reporting, fearless commentary and criticism, and provocative personal essays.” ($)

Sammiches and Psych Meds“Sammiches and Psych Meds is a community of candid and often humorous writers using the keyboard as a form of therapy for surviving the trials of parenthood, politics, teaching, marriage and relationships, and life in general.”  ($)

Sasee – Local magazine for South Carolina’s Lowcountry region but accepting freelance submissions from all freelancers, Sassee is “A woman’s lifestyle magazine, Sasee celebrates women as dynamic individuals who live a life of many roles.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT 

Scary Mommy – “A parenting community for imperfect parents.”

Scratch Mommy – “An e-magazine about life…from scratch! Our contributors write about DIYs, real food, parenting, & homesteading.”

SheMeets“SheMeets, simplifies business by transforming it into content that women can read, discuss, and connect with on their personal journey.  More in tune to a Lifestyle blog, we discuss business, family, parenting, mental health, and fitness, everything that as women we may have to juggle as we build our Brands!”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

Single Mom Nation“…posts, interviews, videos, products, advice, comments and insights here that are intended to ignite conversation, shine a light on our diverse parenting experiences and help you be an even more amazing single mother.”

The Soap Box“The Soap Box is a parenting submission site. Categiries include: From New Moms to Midlife, Pretty Woman, Papa’s Place, and Kid’s Corner.”

Some Talk of You & Me“The space is dedicated to empowering people with the resources to change their health, future, and lives through connecting in discussion of contemporary issues, creative endeavors, health, and mindful living.” 

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT


Still Standing Magazine“An online magazine with contributors from around the world to inspire healing after the loss of a child, and those facing infertility.”

  • Submissions should not published within the past 6 months anywhere online
  • SUBMIT

STIR Journal STIR Journal is committed to exploring the gray areas of controversial issues. We provide a space for constructive and productive conversation.” ($)

Ten to Twenty Parenting – All about raising tweens and teens “Ten to Twenty Parenting is a place you can come to determine whether your teen/tween’s crazy behavior is normal, or if you should go ahead and place the order for that straightjacket you’ve been considering.”

The Things“TheThings covers all things cute, cuddly and homey for the modern, creative and compassionate woman. We want writers who absolutely love all things pets, parenting, food and DIY” ($)

TODAY Parenting Team – “Parenting is hard. But it’s so much easier when you’ve got a supportive community on your side. That’s what the TODAY Parenting Team is: YOUR community, powered by YOU. Whether you’re in the trenches with a newborn, navigating the teen years or enjoying your grandchildren, you have something to contribute.” 

Today’s Christian Woman (TCW)“A website & biweekly digital magazine for women who want to love God more deeply and live fearlessly for his kingdom”  ($)

Today’s Urban Parent“The mission of Today’s Urban Parent Magazine is to empower families with relevant and timely information, tools, and strategies to uplift the institution of family and serve as a contributor to its preservation and development.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY (**”We prefer to publish only original material, but will occasionally publish excerpts from books.”**)
  • SUBMIT

TravelBall Parents “Travel Ball Parents is a magazine format site that’s become a popular community for parents with kids who play travel baseball or softball. We’re looking for humorous essays, product reviews, inspirational stories, great ideas and parenting/coaching advice.”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

TravelingMom – “We want a BFF edge to our stories. We are not a travel guide. We are the place a mom would go to find out what works for kids, what doesn’t and what she needs to know before she goes. In short, tell our readers what you would tell your best friend if she wanted to take the same trip you just took.($)

Tribe Magazine“Tribe Magazine is a collaborative online publication where moms share insightful, humorous, and inspiring thoughts about motherhood. This is not a parenting site. Rather, a space for moms to visit, read, and leave feeling encouraged and understood — kinda like hanging out with the best Mom Tribe ever!” ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Tuned In Parents – “TiP is a new space for real parents tuned in to the hysterical, irrational, and inspirational daily dilemmas and delights of parenting. We would love to feature your parenting tips and tricks, awesome stories, educational games and dittos, funny photos, and all things positively parenting!“.

Unorthodox People – “…now accepting personal essay submissions. Unorthodox People, a story-telling community, shares unconventional, family-friendly stories from interesting people living an unorthodox life..”

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • SUBMIT

Unspoken Grief “This site is for anyone touched by perinatal grief — you can be the mom of baby no longer here, a father, brother, sister, aunt, grandmother/father, friend — anyone — we want you to raise your voice.”

Untrained Housewife“To help in the renaissance of intentional and self-sufficient living by allowing a community of reskilling in the lost arts!…Backyard Farming, Lost Arts DIYs, Cooking & Eating Garden Fresh Foods, and Promoting Intentional and Self-Sufficient Living” ($)

UrbanMommies“UrbanMommies is a chic online lifestyle magazine for pregnancy and parenting. Readers get info, tips and inspiration in cheeky, short articles. (Moms don’t have time to waste).” ($ Potential For Sponsored Opportunities)


Vela Magazine – “Vela publishes longform nonfiction written by women. We are particularly interested in narrative nonfiction, essays with a research and/or reporting component, and literary journalism with a unique, compelling voice. We do publish personal essays and are suckers for powerful personal narratives, but we prefer stories that move beyond the personal realm to consider larger questions and issues. Much of the work we publish is informed by a sense of place and/or journeying, and has an international focus; however, we do not publish conventional travel writing.“In addition to narrative nonfiction on place/journeying, Vela also publishes a series of columns covering writing, relationship to place, and motherhood.  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Verywell – Child Care – (previously About.com – Child Care) Section Expert Jill Ceder is open to guest posts about child care. Columns are informational and instructional rather than personal. ($)

VillageQ “VillageQ is a community website welcoming members and allies of the LGBTQ community as we celebrate, support, and explore our collective queer family experiences.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submit A Post (use this form to pitch an idea, then an editor will be in touch to discuss if interested)

voiceBoks – “voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood.” and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home (DIY, Crafts etc.), Wellness (fitness, pregnancy etc.), Food, Holidays, Books, Reviews/Giveaways/Coupons.

Well Family – From the New York Times, with “expanded coverage of parenting, childhood health and relationships to help every family live well.’ The team from the former NYT Motherlode moved to Well in 2016. ($)

What The Flicka? – “A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.”  Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.

Whole Magazine “Our mission is to help lead women into transformational wholeness by the sharing of personal experiences, often accompanied by brokenness. Equipping others to confront deeper issues through seeking Christ and learning to fully surrender our individual lives to His Will are constant themes.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • SUBMIT

Womanly Woman“WomanlyWoman.com is an online magazine (“blogazine”) for the ladies covering topics such as entertainment, health, beauty, and shopping savings. We also cover topics close to our hearts that personally define us and who we are as women.”

Working Moms Against Guilt“Working Moms Against Guilt serves as an outlet and resource for moms all over the world who battle guilt at the office, at family functions, in the minivan, on the playground—you name it. We aim to help them win the battle and feel good (or at least, good enough) about themselves, their choices, and their lives.”

Working Mother “Working Mother is a national magazine committed to helping moms balance their personal and professional lives. A dedicated champion of culture change, Working Mother is the largest multimedia company in the country focused on diversity and the advancement of women.” ($)

World Moms Blog – “We take guest posts from the heart on motherhood, culture, human rights and social good. We especially like posts about what life is like for mothers in your home country!”

Your Teen Magazine For Parents“Your Teen for Parents is a publication for parents of teenagers–from middle school, high school and the first year or two of college–and for professionals working with teenagers. Our mission is to be a trusted source for readers seeking information about this cohort.”  ($)

YourTango“YourTango is all about sex and relationships so anything you write about should involve love, dating, marriage, divorce, sex and the like. A YourTango piece can be about almost anything—travel, food, fashion, money—as long as it explains how the subject affects your (or someone’s) love life.($)

Zest Now – “Information and encouragement for women to live their best lives after 50”

Our directory is always growing, and we we add new sites each week. Are we missing a great site that accepts writing submissions in the category of Parenting and Family? Email us and let us know!

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