Become a contributor at The Parenthood

The Parenthood is looking for engaging and creative writers to share thought-provoking and interesting stories to share with our network of members.

If you want to write for The Parenthood, here is what you need to know:

Posts must include topics that affect members of The Parenthood such as childcare, immunisation, paid parental leave, gender equality or anything to do with being a parent!

Your work will go through the editing process and may be published in an amended format.

When submitting a post, please provide the following:

  • High resolution photographs (at least 2) with a description of those people in the photo.
  • A biography of 2-3 sentences and a high-resolution headshot of the author.
  • The text of the post should be copied in the body of the email and attached in a word document.
  • Keep blog pieces under 1000 words

Rules regarding payment for written work:

The Parenthood provides payment of $50 for original work. This means the post cannot have been previously published elsewhere, including on a personal blog.

You may submit a post from your blog but note that payment doesn’t apply to work already published.

If you are not seeking payment for your work, please note this in your correspondence.

Please send submissions with the subject line "Parenthood Blog" through to: