Sunday, July 2, 2017

UPDATES to the 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:
  1. Active Family/Kids DELETE info at activefamilymag dot com (nonpaying) 
  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 has a new editor and will be listed in the 7th edition very soon
  8. Bay State Parent "We don't accept unsolicited freelance. We assign to local freelancers."
  9. Bermuda Parent email change:
  10. Brady Media warning: Brady Media (Flagler, Volusia and XX Parent). They will print without permission and then not pay unless you hound them for months and months.
  11. Broward Family Life: Michelle Liem
  12. Central Penn Parent: is not working. Try
  13. Charlottesville Family Bloom addition
  14. Club Mid (Scary Mommy) market addition.
  15. Coastal Family: DELETE. Was editor at coastalfamily dot com
  16. Columbus Parent is now
  17. Connecticut Parent remove and send only to
  18. Curious Parents 7/16/17 seems to be no longer publishing
  19. Faith and Family Magazine is no longer publishing so I'll be adding information for Catholic Digest instead
  20. Family and Parenting delete because I can't see that they are publishing anymore.
  21. Family Fun is at
  22. 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.
  23. Fort Worth Child and this would also be Dallas Child and North Texas Child (annoying how I send my submissions to that exact address and always STILL get back a message telling me to submit to ... I did, crazy!)
  24. Fredericksburg Parent email change to
  25. Girls Life email change
  26. Good Life Family needs tween and teen articles but nothing about small kids, babies, toddlers, etc.
  27. Hello, Darling (MOPS) does NOT pay but they have a large following of 120K with 60K Facebook fans so consider giving them one freebie
  28. Her View From Home market addition
  29. Homeschooling today is now
  30. Hudson Valley Parent delete
  31. Hybrid Mom is now something very strange and is gone so delete them from your copy
  32. IParent ... email
  33. Jersey Shore Family is not accepting articles at this time ... updated February 2017
  34. Just Parents market addition
  35. Kern County Family updated email to
  36. Kid Stuff delete (was
  37. Kids on the Coast Australia (Mother Goose Media) does not pay. Kids on the Coast is under new management. New name is Kids in the City and new contact info is
  38. LA Parent email is no longer good and you now have to submit on the site and the guidelines are entirely different.
  39. Lies About Parenting market addition
  40. Main Line Parent is now
  41. Maritime Family has still NOT relaunched. Their website says their "latest issue" was in 2013. Update: email bounceback. Delete from book.
  42. Melbourne's Child is now at
  43. Memphis Parent change email address to 
  44. MetroParent Wisconsin. Email Amy Schwabe at
  45. UPDATE 1/10/18 seems like Michiana Family Magazine is gone. Website is dead, emails all bounce back, nobody answers the phone number I found in Can't tell about SASSY.
  46. Midwestern Family is now at 1.      Midwestern Family deleted because email was bouncing back, their web page was dead, and their last Facebook post was many months ago.
  47. My Child (Australia) email change to
  48. 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.
  49. North Texas Kids taken out of book because they haven’t been able to pay for a while now.
  50. OC Family can be contacted with Inland Empire Family at instead of
  51. Offspring Australia is nonpaying
  52. Ohio Family Magazine seems to not be publishing any longer
  53. Omaha Family: lauren at hathawaypublishing dot net
  54. Owatonna Family and Parenting delete
  55. Palm Beach Parenting email change to
  56. Palmetto Parent (Upstate Parent) is now
  57. market addition.
  58. Parents' Source is no longer publishing.
  59. Raise Magazine stopped publishing in 2015 at the end of the year.
  60. 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!
  61. 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
  62. Richmond Family Magazine only uses local writers
  63. Richmond Parents Monthly has been taken out of the book for nonpayment and no communication and recently I also learned the owner passed away
  64. Sacramento Parent: shelly at sacramentoparent dot com
  65. Santa Barbara Family Life not working. Wrote editor to find out a new submission address. Did not hear back and dug around and got this:
  66. Savvy Kids Arkansas email bounceback
  67. Seattle's Child delete and use only
  68. 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.
  69. South Florida Parenting email submissions to
  70. Space City Publishing (several magazines): kim at spacecitypublishing dot com
  71. Suburban Parent New Jersey also Suburban Family no longer publishing
  72. Sydney's Child is now at
  73. Tidewater Parent is no longer in print so please delete them from your list
  74. Treasure Coast Parenting: trying k.ferraro at tcparenting dot com ... I had two emails for her and believe that period makes a difference
  75. Upstate Parent is Palmetto Parent
  76. 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.
  77. Valley Parent Georgia:
  78. Valley Parent Oregon: Taking out of the book until I get paid :-)
  79. The Village Family Magazine is currently on hiatus and thus, will not be accepting reprint materials at this time
  80. Wilmington Parent came back ( and I use instead.
  81. Woman's World market addition

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