Updated April 24, 2020: Stork Guide was removed from this list.

Updated January 11, 2019: Brain, Child Magazine was removed from this list.

If you’re a parent, a parent-to-be or just someone who’s interested in parenting, this is the paid writing list for you.

Below you’ll find 10 publications that pay writers to talk about all things parenting: from fussy eaters to family outings , and from homeschooling to house cleaning – and everything in between!

Parent Co.

  • https://www.parent.com
  • Submit your writing to Parent Co., which is looking for “positive, informed, and sometimes irreverent perspectives on topics related to family and parenthood”
  • Articles can be investigations, personal essays, roundups, reviews, etc.
  • $50-150; plus additional $50-300 social share bonus
  • Submit completed work or send a pitch following these guidelines


  • http://www.justparents.co.uk
  • Submit a post that supports JustParents’ editorial goal, “To inform and engage users who are seeking information on a parenting or pregnancy topic in an engaging, friendly but knowledgeable way”
  • $50 per post
  • Complete the contact form (selecting “Editorial Contribution”) following these guidelines

Chicago Parent

  • http://www.chicagoparent.com
  • Local writers can submit posts to Chicago Parent, a parenting news magazine
  • Short articles (300-400 words, $25-50); reader essays (400-500 words; $50-100); feature stories (800-1,500 words; $100+)
  • Email pitches or queries to Editor Tamara L. O’Shaughnessy at tamara@chicagoparent.com following these guidelines

Practical Homeschooling Magazine

  • https://www.home-school.com
  • Writers can submit “practical articles (with resource lists and, ideally, photos) that explain how to meet some homeschool challenge or how to venture forth into some new area”
  • $50 per article
  • Submit your idea and experience via their online submission form; form page also includes guidelines to be followed


  • http://mamalode.com/
  • Submit stories that “offer each other support, permission to stumble and an opportunity to connect”
  • Feature essays are 400-1,500 words
  • Pay rate not disclosed; only feature essays are paid
  • View this page for their monthly theme and types of work accepted
  • Submit via their online submission form following these guidelines

Indy’s Child

  • https://indyschild.com
  • Apply to be a freelance writer for Indy’s Child, Indiana’s #1 parenting resource
  • Feature articles with a local article, based on these guidelines, following the editorial calendar for topics
  • Payment is based on word count
  • Apply by email to Susan Bryant, at susan@indyschild.com with your interest, experience and previous samples

Her View From Home

  • http://herviewfromhome.com
  • Submit your writing to Her View From Home, “millions of mothers connected by love, friendship, family and faith”
  • Heartfelt articles of 600-800 words
  • Payment by view count; up to $100 for 4,000+ views
  • Submit following these guidelines

The Green Parent

  • https://thegreenparent.co.uk
  • Write an article for The Green Parent, “a bi-monthly publication with an international readership of more than 150,000”
  • Preference for first-person feature articles based on real experience on topics such as breastfeeding, alternative education, green travel, etc.
  • Full length article: 1,500-2,000 words
  • £75 per 1,000 words
  • Email your article, contact details and bio to Melissa Corkhill at features@thegreenparent.co.uk following these guidelines

Western New York Family Magazine

  • http://www.wnyfamilymagazine.com
  • Submit articles that “address current parenting issues with a Western New York tie-in whenever possible”
  • Current preference for evergreen articles that fit under “Shape The Future” section, written by dads, or address working parent issues
  • $40-150 depending on article length, type, original or reprint, assigned or unsolicited
  • Send submissions to michele@wnyfamilymagazine.com following these guidelines

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