Arizona Parenting magazine has been a trusted local resource for Valley families for more than 21 years. Our diverse, affluent and educated readers rely on the magazine for more than just information; they are looking for a sense of community and the knowledge that they are not alone in raising a family. With a monthly distribution of more than 60,000, Arizona Parenting spans a wide variety of social, economic and geographic groups and provides award-winning editorial.

Established: 1993
Frequency: monthly
Circulation: 60,000
Accepts Email Submissions: Yes
Website URL:
Description: Arizona Parenting magazine is a free parenting and family magazine for Phoenix, Arizona and surrounding communities.

Address: Arizona Parenting Magazine
4848 E. Cactus Rd #110
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Rights: First North American Rights. We will make any editorial changes deemed appropriate.

Needs: We write for local parents, so stories need to address timely, regionally relevant issues and areas. Features and columns focus on helping parents raise their children and to enjoy the wealth of family-friendly resources in Arizona. Content includes Q&A with locally and/or nationally prominent people. Most articles require localized sidebars, as well.

Art/Photo Needs: 300 dpi (original size) jpeg images.

Length: Columns, features and vignettes range from 600 to 1,600 words in length.

Payment: Payment for assigned features varies per piece. Reprints pay $25 to $50 pending length.

How to Submit: Microsoft Word file attached as well as full story in body of email to

Response Time: Please remember that we receive many more submissions than we can use. We may not be able to respond personally to every query.

Sample Copies: visit

Calendar Submission Guidelines
Events listed in the Arizona Parenting calendar are typically:

• free or low-cost activities
• targeted to parents or families
• annual or featured events that may require paid admission, but are decided to be important community or entertainment attractions applicable to families and kids.

Examples: holiday events; parades; workshops; classes; street fairs; weekend festivals; local children’s plays; children’s character concerts; etc.

To submit your event, email the following:

• event name
• date and time
• location and address
• short description
• cost
• fee
• appropriate age range/restrictions
• public contact phone number
• Web site

Calendar Photos
300 dpi (original size) jpeg images are accepted, but Arizona Parenting cannot guarantee return. You must include images if you would like to be considered for a Calendar Spotlight.

Calendar Deadline
Submissions must be received by the 15th of the month two months out (so June 15 for the August Calendar) to be considered for inclusion.

* All submissions will be considered for publication. Inclusion is based on editorial space and event relevance at the discretion of the calendar editor.
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