Sunday, February 26, 2017

UPDATES to 6th Edition of "Make Money to Write About Your Kids"

Please check back here regularly for updates to the 6th edition of Make Money to Write About Your Kids, as publications are always starting up and going out of business and making email changes!

That's what great about the print edition of the book:  you can just cross out the ones that are out of business and add in the new ones! Then make sure to adjust your email submission list accordingly! Here we go:

LAST UPDATED February 26, 2017

*Don't be alarmed if some are in bold ... this just means I am making progress on the 7th edition of the book and incorporating the changes :-)
  1. DELETE (nonpaying) Active Kids is now
  2. Adelaide's Child is now
  3. Alamo Area Kids & Family ... do not submit. They are not a paying market and asked me to take them off my list for submissions entirely.
  4. American Baby is no more and has merged with Fit Pregnancy. See my post here.
  5. Appleseeds has merged with Ask.
  6. Augusta Family send to
  7. Baltimore's Child try
  8. Bay State Parent "We don't accept unsolicited freelance. We assign to local freelancers."
  9. Bermuda Parent email change:
  10. Central Penn Parent:
  11. Coastal Family: editor at coastalfamily dot com
  12. Columbus Parent is now
  13. Connecticut Parent remove and send only to
  14. Faith and Family Magazine is no longer publishing so I'll be adding information for Catholic Digest instead
  15. Family and Parenting delete
  16. Family Fun is at
  17. Flagler Parent/Volusia Parent: I am hearing from other writers that they are finding their work in these magazines from recently to way back and were not contacted or paid. I had trouble getting paid in a timely manner. Submit at your own risk.
  18. Fort Worth Child and this would also be Dallas Child and North Texas Child
  19. Fredericksburg Parent email change to
  20. Girls Life email change
  21. Good Life Family needs tween and teen articles but nothing about small kids, babies, toddlers, etc.
  22. Hello, Darling (MOPS) does NOT pay but they have a large following of 120K with 60K Facebook fans so consider giving them one freebie
  23. Homeschooling today is now
  24. Hudson Valley Parent delete
  25. Hybrid Mom is now something very strange and is gone so delete them from your copy
  26. IParent ... email
  27. Jersey Shore Family is not accepting articles at this time ... updated February 2017
  28. Kid Stuff delete (was
  29. Kids on the Coast Australia (Mother Goose Media) does not pay
  30. LA Parent email is no longer good and you now have to submit on the site and the guidelines are entirely different.
  31. Main Line Parent is now
  32. Maritime Family has still NOT relaunched. Their website says their "latest issue" was in 2013. Update: email bounceback. Delete from book.
  33. Melbourne's Child is now at
  34. Memphis Parent change email address to also  not working so I wrote them on Facebook with my reprint list and asked for appropriate email for sending submissions. No word.
  35. MetroParent Wisconsin. Email Amy Schwabe at
  36. Midwestern Family is now at
  37. Neapolitan Family: as of August 15 the contacts are changing to Stacy Nicolau snicolau at neafamily dot com and Leigh Ann Newman lanewman at neafamily dot com.
  38. OC Family can be contacted with Inland Empire Family at instead of
  39. Offspring Australia is nonpaying
  40. Ohio Family Magazine seems to not be publishing any longer
  41. Omaha Family: lauren at hathawaypublishing dot net
  42. Owatonna Family and Parenting delete
  43. Palmetto Parent (Upstate Parent) is now
  44. Parents' Source is no longer publishing.
  45. Raising Arizona's Kids can now be reached here and they have an entirely different pay structure, which I'll have in the new edition of the book soon!
  46. Red River Family: working on getting publisher at redriverfamily dot com or laura at redriverfamily dot com to go through and asking their best email for submissions
  47. Richmond Family Magazine only uses local writers
  48. Sacramento Parent: shelly at sacramentoparent dot com
  49. Santa Barbara Family Life not working. Wrote editor to find out a new submission address.
  50. Savvy Kids Arkansas email bounceback
  51. Seattle's Child delete and use only
  52. Solo Parent is not a paying market. If you would like to get some coverage and offer them a piece for free, go for it, but they do not pay. I apologize for adding them to the book without researching enough.
  53. South Florida Parenting email submissions to
  54. Space City Publishing (several magazines): kim at spacecitypublishing dot com
  55. Sydney's Child is now at
  56. Tidewater Parent is no longer in print so please delete them from your list
  57. Treasure Coast Parenting: trying k.ferraro at tcparenting dot com ... I had two emails for her and believe that period makes a difference
  58. Upstate Parent is Palmetto Parent
  59. Utah Family: I hate to do this but I am taking them out of the book. I find my articles in their publication, notify them and then it takes them forever to pay. I recently contacted some other writer friends and they had the same experience. Once writer has been waiting two years for payment. This is not acceptable and it is also illegal.
  60. Valley Parent Georgia:
  61. Valley Parent Oregon: Taking out of the book until I get paid :-)
  62. The Village Family Magazine is currently on hiatus and thus, will not be accepting reprint materials at this time
  63. Wilmington Parent came back ( and I use instead.

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