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Are you interested in writing, getting a chance to be published, and seeing your work in a magazine seen by over 20,000 people per issue? Join the Black Hills Parent family!

We work hard to produce editorial material that will enhance the quality of life of Black Hills parents by providing resources and information that support the importance of parenting in today’s world. (Because we all know it’s not easy, and together is better than on your own).

Our publication has expanded, publishing four times every year. Now, our full-size magazine has countless possibilities for material and we are looking for your voice to add to our pages.


View the requirements here.

Who are we?

Black Hills Parent is a free, full-color family and parenting magazine, published 4 times per year. As Black Hills’ exclusive, all-in-one parenting resource, our readers include parents with children ages newborn through teens, as well as expectant moms, grandparents, and caregivers. We publish several stories in each issue, from articles on serious topics to pieces designed for fun and entertainment. Our writing tone is easy-to read and conversational, yet packed with plenty of impact. Through our pages, we want our readers to feel understood, supported and empowered to make healthy parenting and life choices.

What are we looking for?

We suggest writers examine our Editorial Calendar on our Writer’s Guide for information concerning the proposed features/focus of each publication. We also accept submissions on topics not included in the Editorial Calendar. Our ongoing editorial needs include topics relating to parenting and families, such as:

  • health & wellness
  • education
  • pregnancy & babies
  • enrichment activities
  • holidays
  • sports & fitness
  • nutrition
  • technology
  • special needs
  • parties & celebrations
  • green living
  • family travel
  • all ages & stages (toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, tweens & teens).


We do not accept fiction, fantasy pieces, dreamy musings or poetry.

What do we expect of our writers?

Check out the Writer Guidelines!


  1. Keep topics neutral in political and ideology slants. Our magazine offers facts and ideas, not opinions.
  2. No stories focused on particular businesses will be accepted. These are not editorials, but advertisements. If you would like more information on advertising with Black Hills Parent, please contact us or call 605.343.7684.
  3. Do not submit your story if you do not want it to appear on our website.



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Black Hills Parent magazine

2340 Taggart Rd.

Rapid City, SD  57701

Tele: 605.343.7684