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2013

Editorial Calendar

Today’s Family magazine offers informative, inspiring and relevant feature stories as a resource for local families.

ISSUE

FEATURING*

FEB/MAR

THEME: Good Parent — Addressing What Makes a Parent a Good Parent, including Protection, Decisions & Fighting For Your Child. • Baby Contest Voting: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry • GIVEAWAY: Great Camp Adventure — 8 Prizes.** • Health: Germs • SPECIAL DIRECTORY: Summer Camp • Summer Camp Planning

APR/MAY

THEME: Eureka — Finding Solutions to Practical Problems, including Sleep, Neighbors, Schools & Hygiene • Awesome Coach/Trainer/Teacher: Reader Categories include Arts, Education, Music/Dance, Personal Youth Development, Sports & Teachers/Tutors.** • GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — 10 Prizes beginning mid-May through July.** • HEALTH SPECIAL PROMOTION: My Kid’s Allergies.** • SPECIAL DIRECTORY: Summer Camp

JUNE/JULY

THEME: Getting Started Right — Babies & the First Years of Childhood • Baby Contest Winner: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry • GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — Continued • Health: First Years of Parenting • Today’s Girl (nominations): Sponsored by Children’s Hospital Foundation

AUG/SEPT

THEME: Back to School/Rules • Awesome Coach: Reader Voting on Best Coaches, Teachers & Trainers • EDUCATION SPECIAL PROMOTION: “Why I Love My School” Participants.** • HEALTH SPECIAL PROMOTION: My Kid’s Teeth • SPECIAL DIRECTORY: Extracurricular Activities Directory

OCT/NOV

THEME: Big Decisions — Schools, Babysitters, Home Location, Technology, Flexible Jobs • Awesome Coach Winners: As determined by Reader Votes • EDUCATION SPECIAL PROMOTION: Essay “Why I Love My School” Participants & School Profiles • GIVEAWAY: 12 Holiday Packages beginning October through mid-December.** • Health: Vitamin Supplements • SPECIAL DIRECTORY: Extracurricular Activities • Today’s Girl Winners: Sponsored by Children’s Hospital Foundation

DEC/JAN 2013/2014

THEME: Special Family Moments • Beautiful Baby Contest (nominations): Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry • GIVEAWAY: 12 Holiday Packages — Continued • HEALTH SPECIAL PROMOTION: My Kid’s Pediatrician

*Content subject to change without notice.

**See separate document for additional details.

Magazine online at:

TodaysFamilyNow.com

Regular Features • Calendar: Spending time with your toddler, pre-teen & teenager. • Crafting: Seasonal projects with children. • Health Care & Wellness: Wellness Advisory Group: Questionnaire & Health Expert. Five Important Things To Notice About Your Child: Helpful tips. • In Our Family: Profile of parents & children. • Real Time with Your Kid: Question & answer with parent about child/parent interactions.

Directory Sample categories include: Childcare Education After-School Activities - NEW!

Appears in Aug/Sept & Oct/Nov issues and includes drama, sports, etc.

Health Maternity/Baby Summer Camps — Appears in Dec/Jan, Feb/March, April/May issues

PLUS: Party Places – Directory & Event Photographs

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2013

Digital Calendar

TodaysFamilyNow.com is the interactive online component of Today’s Family magazine, connecting families to their communities with relevant daily content and advertiser-sponsored information.

MONTH

ONLINE FEATURES*

FEBRUARY

• GIVEAWAY: Great Camp Adventure — 4 Camp Prizes

• Beautiful Baby Voting: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry

MARCH

• GIVEAWAY: Great Camp Adventure — 4 Camp Prizes

• Beautiful Baby Voting: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry

APRIL

• GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — 4 Prizes • Runner-up Beautiful Baby Voting: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry • Awesome Coach Nominations (Deadline July 15) • Elementary Age Model Call Nominations

MAY

• GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — 4 Prizes • Runner-up Beautiful Baby Voting: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry • Awesome Coach Nominations (Deadline July 15) • Elementary Age Model Call Nominations

JUNE

• GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — 4 Prizes • Today’s Girl Nominations: Sponsored by Children’s Hospital Foundation • Awesome Coach Nominations (Deadline July 15) • Elementary Age Model Call Nominations

JULY

• GIVEAWAY: Win a Sensational Summer — 2 Prizes • Today’s Girl Nominations: Sponsored by Children’s Hospital Foundation • Awesome Coach Nominations (Deadline July 15) • Elementary Age Model Call Voting

AUGUST

• Education Essay Contest: Why I Love My School • Awesome Coach Reader Voting

• Extracurricular Directory

SEPTEMBER

• Education Essay Contest: Why I Love My School • Awesome Coach Reader Voting

• Extracurricular Directory

OCTOBER

• GIVEAWAY: 12 Giveaways of Christmas — 12 Packages (Weekly October through mid-December) • Awesome Coach Winners • Cute Costume Contest: Oct. 2-12

• Education Essay Contest Winners & School Profiles • Holiday Card Makeover: Oct. 9-Nov. 12 • Today’s Girl Winners: Sponsored by Children’s Hospital Foundation

NOVEMBER

• GIVEAWAY: 12 Giveaways of Christmas — 12 Packages (Weekly November through mid-December) • Awesome Coach Winners

• Education Essay Contest Winners & School Profiles • Holiday Card Makeover: Ends Nov. 12

DECEMBER

• GIVEAWAY: 12 Giveaways of Christmas — 12 Packages (Ends mid-December) • Health: My Kid’s ADD/ADHD Directory

• Beautiful Baby Contest Nominations: Sponsored by Derby City Pediatric Dentistry

JANUARY 2014

• Health: My Kid’s ADD/ADHD Directory *Content subject to change without notice.

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Today's Family Editorial Calendar 2013