Become a Mom Reviewer!


Mom Reviews is a section of the Washington FAMILY Magazine website where moms (and dads!) share reviews of books, toys, products, fun places to go with their kids and other great things. Mom Reviewers get to choose items to review from our selection and then get to keep what they review! Reviews appear online, and select reviews will be published in our print magazine.

Characteristics of a Mom Reviewer

  • Reader of Washington FAMILY Magazine
  • Mom or Dad of at least one child
  • Writes well and can communicate clearly
  • Able to provide product photos and additional photos/video as needed
  • Has time to complete review within 15 days of receiving assignment
  • Has the desire to share information with other parents in an unbiased manner.
(No special agendas, please.)

Selection Criteria

  • Possess the characteristics of a Mom Reviewer
  • Ability to pick up materials from the FAMILY Magazine office in Woodbridge, VA
  • Ability to write and submit the materials in Microsoft Word format
  • Ability to provide review in a timely manner

Review Specifications:

  • Submit reviews via email as a Word document
  • Approx. 300-500 words
  • Submit a photo of the product
  • Submit a short (1-2 sentence) bio about yourself

The Mom Review along with a bio of the Mom Reviewer are posted on the FAMILY Magazine website. FAMILY Magazine may also mention the Mom Review in the weekly eNewsletter and on Facebook. All submitted photos are for publication purposes and the reviewer agrees that they can be used in all FAMILY Magazine media. FAMILY Magazine may publish a select number of the Mom Reviews in the print magazine.

Mom Reviewer may keep any materials they review unless goods are specified to be returned to Washington FAMILY Magazine. Goods would only need to be returned if they are to be used for an additional purpose, such as prizes for contests.

The purpose of the Mom Reviewer is to create a community of shared knowledge in the Washington parenting community. It is not the purpose of FAMILY Magazine to endorse or promote any goods or services.

By signing this agreement you agree to provide FAMILY Magazine with honest, unbiased reviews of products, entertainment and materials. You agree to provide these reviews without financial compensation. Your signature also you are not affiliated with any publication, website or other company or organization that is a direct competitor of Washington FAMILY Magazine’s affiliate businesses.

Signature: ____________________________________________________

Full Name: ___________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________City/State/Zip: ______________


 Email:  _______________________________________________________

Age and gender(s) of your child(ren):


Products you are interested in reviewing:


Please email the completed form to: [email protected]

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