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Snag Our November 2013 Cover Look!

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Parents November 2013 CoverMeet Luke St. Martin, this year’s winner of Parents’ annual cover contest. Luke, along with nine other semi-finalists, was flown to New York City this past August to participate in a photo shoot. Our cover shoot fashion stylist, Sarah Conroy, put together this outfit. Here, Sarah shares the clothing picks that gave him such rockin’ style:

Chambray Shirt by H&M; $13

Zig Zag Bow Tie by Zutano; $16

Slim Chinos by Boden; $38

Crew Socks by Old Navy; $2

Renegade Sneaker by The Children’s Place; $23

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Enter Your Kid in the Parents Magazine Cover Contest

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Parents Magazine Cover ContestYou know you have a cute kid. We know you have a cute kid. Isn’t it time the rest of the country sees your cute kid?

We think so, which is why we want you to enter the annual Parents magazine cover contest! It’s easy, just:

Each week for 12 weeks a reader’s choice photo will be picked by our fans. The 12 weekly winners will receive $250 and one will be selected to travel to New York as a contest finalist. Not in the mood to ask friends and family members for votes? Don’t worry, the other nine finalists are all chosen by our judges. One lucky finalist will be chosen to have his picture on an upcoming issue of our magazine.

And even if you don’t make it to New York, we’re going to randomly choose one contest entrant to receive a check for $10,000!

To ensure your cutie gets all the attention he deserves, make sure to read our tips on how to get your kid noticed in photo contests. You have until 8:59 PM CT on June 23, 2012 to enter. Goody luck!

Official Contest Rules
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What You Don’t Know About the American Baby Cover Contest

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

We all know that the incentive to enter the cover contest is to get your little beauty on the cover of American Baby, right? Actually…while that’s an amazing prize, I personally don’t think it’s the best part. Having worked at American Baby for the past 3+ years, I know a thing or two about the excitement that surrounds this annual event. So between you and me, here are the little-known prizes that I think make it so worth entering:

1.     The anticipation. You know how, when you have a big event coming up—a wedding, a vacation, a family reunion—it puts a smile on your face just thinking about it? When you’re one of the five finalists, the day of the photo shoot is one of those literally-can’t-wait occasions—and it’s all the more exciting because it’s once in a lifetime.

2.     It’s family bonding time. When I called April Schneider last year to tell her that her daughter, Sienna, was going to be on the cover, one of the things she said she loved most about the experience was having a few days as a family in New York City to attend the photo shoot: “My husband and I are working parents and we don’t take many vacations. It was a treat for us.”

3.     The camaraderie. On the day of the shoot, five parent/child teams show up a little unsure of what to expect. It doesn’t surprise me that the parents bond with each other over the completely exciting and foreign experience they’re sharing. One of the finalists emailed me weeks after the shoot and mentioned that all the moms had kept in contact. My (admittedly) emotional self was touched to be a part of bringing this group of women together.

4.     Your baby is on the cover of American Baby! Okay, so I can’t deny that this is a really cool part of the whole experience. But this very public announcement comes with an equally amazing intimate moment. When I asked last year’s winner what she was thinking when she found out her daughter was going to be on the cover, she said: “I envisioned pointing out the magazine to Sienna and asking her who it was on the cover. And I imagine her saying, ‘Senna’ (her pronunciation of her name) with a big smile on her face and it’ll melt my heart!” What a keepsake!

Want to get in on the excitement? Click here to enter.

 

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Enter the American Baby Cover Contest!

Monday, September 26th, 2011

AB Cover

Got a cute baby?

It’s time to break out the camera and submit a photo of your little one for the American Baby cover contest. Check out the cutie who won last year’s contest, to the right.

Five finalists will receive a check for $1,000 and a free trip to New York City for an exclusive photo shoot.  Of the five, one will then have the chance to appear on the cover of the April 2012 issue. Your baby — and all her adorableness — could be seen by moms across the country.

Enter the contest via Facebook today!

The contest entry period ends at 8:59 PM C.T. on November 26, 2011.

Read the official contest rules here.

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Could Your Baby Be the Next Gerber Model?

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

It’s photo contest season! If you haven’t already entered your cutie in our cover contest, don’t miss out on this chance to see your tot’s smiling face on newsstands across the country.

And while you’re at it, give your kid a shot at becoming the next Gerber model by entering the Gerber Generation Photo Search. “Like” the Gerber Facebook page and upload your favorite shot of your child for a chance to win the grand prize of a $50,000 scholarship and the opportunity to star in a Gerber Generation print ad. Submission period ends at the end of the month, so start sorting through those photos today!

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See Your Kid on the Cover of Parents

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Have an adorable little one between the ages of 3 months and 6 years? Enter your little bundle in the Parents Cover Contest by June 25, 2011. Ten winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to be photographed for an upcoming issue of Parents magazine. One lucky child will land the cover, but that’s not all—someone will win $10,000 as well. We can’t wait to see the entries!

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It’s American Baby Cover Contest Time!

Monday, October 18th, 2010

American Baby Cover ContestThink your babe’s got star potential? Enter the little one in American Baby’s 2011 cover contest!

It’s easy to do — just upload photos of your three-month to two-year-old with our easy tool, and they ‘re in the running. Five finalists will get a trip to NYC and $1,000, and one winner will appear on the cover. Make sure to enter before December 18 to be eligible.

Good luck!

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