Metroparent won five awards on April 16 at the annual editorial and design competition from the Parenting Media Association, the international trade organization of regional parenting publications.

Based on circulation, Metroparent competes with the largest parenting publications in the country, including Chicago Parent, LA Parent, Metroparent Detroit, Dallas Child and several New York City parenting publications.

Metroparent won three Gold Awards - the highest honor - for:

Kid-Tested review section

Kid Tested












Best blogger: Alexandra Rosas

Alexandra Rosas



Best column: 'Tweens + Teens by Maureen Connors Badding















Metroparent also won a Silver Award for a three-part series on postpartum mooddisorders, which can be view online at

Postpartum depression










And Metroparent won a Silver Award for the design of its books page.













About Metroparent: Published 12 times each year, Metroparent is distributed to and available for free at about 900 locations in southeastern Wisconsin, including hospitals, schools and day care centers, grocery stores, libraries, retailers, medical offices and recreation locations.

Every month, Metroparent's pages are filled with useful articles on topics of interest to parents, from having a baby to choosing a summer camp to getting ready for college.

In addition to the monthly magazine, Metroparent also publishes several other ancillary guides and directories, including School Smarts, Birthday Bash, Family Resource Guide, Summer Sun and Healthy Family.

About the Parenting Media Association: Parenting Media Association (PMA) was established in March 1988 as Parenting Publications of America (PPA), a national trade association of regional parenting publications that reach across America, from Boston to Seattle and from Minneapolis to Miami, and around the globe to Australia. Some of our publications are tabloid newspapers, others are magazines, with 4-color, glossy, covers. Typically our publications come out monthly. All of the publications have marketing/editorial calendars which are available upon request - contact information is available for each publication on this site.

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