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You and Your Car Can be in Parents!

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

gal_lg9Who has a newer Ford Fusion Hybrid? How about a Chevy Equinox? A Toyota Rav 4? A Honda Insight, CRV or Accord?

If you have any of these cars, email me at so you can be in an awesome upcoming story.

Pretty please?

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Be in Parents: Ever Disciplined Someone Else’s Kid?

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

It’s prime playground season and overly-excited kids will always end up getting out of hand at some point—including the ones that don’t belong to you. Ever been in a situation where your kid’s playmate misbehaved in your presence? Maybe he wouldn’t give your child’s toy back, maybe she teamed up with your kid for a sufficiently dangerous wrestling match, or maybe he simply forgot to say, “please.” Whatever the situation, big or small, we want to know how you handled it—when did you say something, and when did you keep quiet? Post your story in the comments and it might end up in Parents!

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Be in Parents!

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Have a baby on the way? We’re looking for parents who are planning to celebrate their child’s birth with a cultural or religious ritual. Whether it’s a baptism or a Korean dohl, we’d love for you to share your experience and be featured in Parents. If you’re interested, email us and let us know when your baby is due, where you live, and what birth ritual you’ll be celebrating.

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Be In Parents: Spill Your Lunchbox-Packing Tips

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

1361149030_ce583290f8If you pack a school lunch for your kid, you’re a pro by this time of year. We bet you have a tip or two up your sleeve that you could share with newbie moms who are sending their first kid off to school this fall. Dish your best ideas for what to pack and how to do it in the comments and your tip could end up in Parents! (Don’t worry we’ll give you the heads’ up if your idea makes it.)

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We Want You! (To Be a Podcast Caller)

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Have a parenthood dilemma or sticky situation? Sibling struggles? Sleep issues? Potty-training woes? A super-picky eater? Get your question answered by the experts on our Parents Podcast!
We’re looking for callers for our Q&A segment, which we’ll be
taping this Friday from 10:45-11:30 ET. No dilemma is too big
or small: Just email your question to and we’ll be in touch.

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Be In Parents: Tell Us Your Tricks For Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

668326457_1d0f7e84cbIt’s a good sign that your baby is so terribly attached to you that she cries whenever you leave the room, much less drop her off at daycare. But when she’s screaming and you’re feeling guilty about trying to rush out, don’t you wish you had a magic wand that would make her calm down and forget about you for a moment?

So, we’re wondering: Do you have any clever methods for dealing with this stressful stage? Post a comment and you could be in an upcoming issue of Parents magazine!

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Be in Parents: Choosing a Baby Name

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Choosing a name for your baby has got to be one of the hardest decisions you’ll make. It’s something that your offspring will live with for the rest of their lives! My parents, thankfully, did a phenomenal job. I love my name—but I’m bummed that there’s no real "story" behind it. I think my mom read a book with a character named Janna and said BINGO! The end. No Name Voyager research, no arguing, and no lists. And she doesn’t even remember what book it was!

So what’s your story? How did you come up with your baby names? Leave a comment and you could be in an upcoming issue of Parents magazine.

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Be in Parents: Do Your Kids Nap in Peculiar Places?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Easter weekend at Grandma and Grandpa’s meant all the kids in the family were worked up, fighting off naptime, and terribly tired late in the day. Impromptu napping eventually struck, leaving snoozing toddlers strewn all over the place: under the dinner table, on the dog’s bed, in the hallway, even with one hand in the Easter basket.

So we’re wondering: Where is the strangest place your child has ever fallen asleep? Post a comment and your story might end up in Parents magazine!

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