Nanny Magazine is the premiere trade publication for the in-home childcare industry. Nanny Magazine's readers are nannies who care for children ranging in age from newborn through age 18 and industry related professionals. 

Nanny Magazine will cover:

  • Current nanny industry trends, issues, and events
  • Industry related news
  • Hot topics affecting the nannies and children
  • Useful products and resources that are of benefit to nannies
  • Practical advice by industry professionals
  • Nanny and industry leader profiles 
  • Advertisements geared towards professionals in the nanny industry.

The magazine covers everything from a nanny’s relationship with their charges to their complex relationship with the parents. The magazine offers provoking features on hot topics, advice for nannies who are experiencing ethical dilemmas on the job, and relevant information about tax laws and legally binding contracts.

Submissions are currently open for each of the categories listed below. Please review the complete submission guidelines for authors and photographers before submitting.

This column will feature responses from selected individuals. Questions will be provided by Nanny Magazine.

Column authors are invited by the editors for our digital issues. Please do not submit to this category unless invited. 

Features include stories of strong interest to the nanny community, such as first-hand accounts, or an in-depth investigation of a particular subject, or a thoughtful essay exploring related experiences. For best practices writing a feature story, especially if you have no prior experience, please review this article for a how-to. Feature stories should be timely, relevant, interesting, engaging, and researched. Submit sources along with the article, if need be.

Please be advised there is a 750 word count for minor features and a 1250-1500 word count for major features.

Submit here if you are pitching an article for consideration in one of our future print issues, or if you were invited to write a feature piece for an upcoming issue.

Nanny Magazine will feature a nanny or industry leader in each issue. 

Please be advised that this column will be presented in the same format with each issue and will be limited to 350 words. 

Please answer the following questions (350 word count total in the following 5 responses):

  • How did you get into the industry?
  • What do you love most about your work?
  • What is your best advice for someone starting out in the industry?
  • How do you give back to the nanny community?
  • What makes you most successful in your work?

By the numbers (Please include only what is applicable):

  • How many years of experience do you have in the industry?
  • How many children have you cared for?
  • How many years have you been at your current place of employment?
  • How many industry conferences have you been to?
  • How many industry awards have you received?

Please include a 50 word biography.

Please attach a photo that can be used for reprint with a clear background. 

Nanny Magazine will have a Day in the Life of an in-home childcare provider, NCS, household manager or industry professional.

Please be advised that this column will be presented in the same format with each issue and will be limited to 300-500 words. 

Please answer the following questions (300-500 word count total in the following 3 responses):
 

Short Intro Paragraph

  • Before You Leave For Work (how you prepare, what your routine looks like)
  • While You are There (what you do while on the job from arriving to leaving)
  • What You do After (what you do after you leave)

Short Closing Paragraph

Please include a 50 word biography.
Please attach a photo that can be used for reprint with a clear background. 


Submit here any articles that focus on one aspect of a nanny’s professional development, such as classes, conferences, training, or other means of staying current and relevant within the profession.

Please be advised that there is a 750 word count for these type of articles.


This column will focus on news that affect the nanny industry.

Should be researched. Sources should be provided. Should be timely and informative.

Industry events, legislation, tax news and news that impacts the nanny industry will be featured in this column.

Please be advised that the word count for this column may vary between 150 - 600 words.





Nanny Magazine will feature a list article in each issue.

Please provide a short introductory paragraph and an article entitled 

10 Ways to ....... (i.e. 10 Ways to Stop a Tantrum in its Tracks)

10 Things .......  (i.e. 10 Things All Nannies Must Know)

10 Tips for ....... (i.e. 10 Tips for Writing a Nanny/Family Agreement)

10 Tricks for/to ....... (i.e. 10 Tricks for Gaining Cooperation from Your Charge)

Please be advised that this column will be presented in the same format with each issue.


This column will feature advice from industry professionals.
Should be researched. Sources should be provided. Should be timely and informative.
Word count is 500-800 words.






Please submit your best nanny tips and tricks and provide detail how it is beneficial to a practicing nanny.
Please be advised that this column has a 150 word count.

Please submit a:

  • Book Title
  • Product
  • Podcast
  • Movie
  • Other Resource

and provide a brief review and detail how it is beneficial to a practicing nanny.

Please be advised that this column has a 300 word count. 




Do you have a burning industry question?

Submit questions for our Nanny Knows Best column.

Submissions will be turned into surveys or q&a format.







 

For interviews with noteworthy nannies or celebrities, submit here.

Please provide name and contact information for personality/agent of personality. Please submit interview questions ahead of time to Nanny Magazine for approval.

Please be advised that interviews have a 300 word count.

If you have an article idea that you would like to be considered for publication on our website nannymag.com, please submit here and you will be contacted within a week to let you know if your submission has been accepted. 

Please be advised that web articles have a 600-800 word count.

Review 3-6 products in a similar category, different brands. Contrast and compare. Include pictures (and links to photos if taken from the internet).

Please be advised that product reviews have 200 word count.

We are currently accepting independent submissions for publication cover photos, web article photos, as well as other photos for use within our print publication. Submit up to 10 high-resolution JPEG files at once. Please note that we cannot compensate for submissions at this time. If a child or adult is in the photo, you must fill out this model release form and including it with your submission. We look forward to reviewing your work!





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