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#1 of 16 Old 07-16-2004, 08:20 PM - Thread Starter
 
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help me brainstorm!

I am sadly only thinking of about 3!
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Mothering (of course)

Compleat Mother

and now I can't even think of the third one!
HELP!!!

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don't know if you would consider these natural...but they are thinking mama mags

Brain,Child - The Magazine for Thinking Mothers

Philosophical Mother

ok - now I'm stuck !
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Organic Style

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Surromama of four
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Raising my hand in the air and saying... "Oh, oh, pick me!"
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Okay gals, this is a good start but there MUST be more!!!
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Real Simple Magazine
Mother Earth News
Natural Home
Pandora's Box
Nurturing Magazine

OK...that's all I can muster up
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cool ame I will check those out!
Thank you
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I was thinking of hipmama last week. I know they are alternative moreso than natural but those two words are practically interchangeable to me.
I saw where they had a 20$ banner offer too.
What about organic style?
or even Natural Home depending on what you sell. So many people who read those have to have kids and are probably really interested in natural stores for them.
I'll hopefully think of more.
Nice idea Lala!
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Don't forget about VegFamily.com!

I tried a banner on hipmama.com last year, but I didn't get any sales from it. However, that doesn't mean it isn't a good place to advertise!

Thanks for this list, it is good to brainstorm with others.

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of course I wouldn't forget, but I was primarily looking for print, not online.

But for those looking for online, here is a quick list

www.mothering.com
www.amitymama.com
www.vegfamily.com
www.greentit.com
www.doulaguild.com
www.kittybids.com
diaperheyena (how do you spell that?"!)
diaperpin
etc etc etc
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A new one...
MotherVerse Magazine http://www.motherverse.com
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Depends on what you're selling, but I'm starting to see sling and cloth diapering ads (among other cruchy things) in homeschooling magazines. I noticed a few in the most recent issue of The Link.

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I have advertised in Nurturing and it was a pleasant experience. They actually have a program that is set up for families in need ... you donate products in the amount of your ad space in leui of cash. They distrubute them to families who apply to them for assistance. I gave materinty and nursing clothing but I am sure diapers would be an excellent donation as well. They also have "permanent issues" that are best-of collections of articles that can be purchased at any time. I am in the pregnancy issue from now until eternity ...
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New Beginnings -- the La Leche League member publication
Leaven -- the LLL leader publication

If it weren't for ads in those mags for Mothering, cloth diapers, nursing clothing, baby slings -- I'd still be clueless.
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Don't have anymore mags to add...just a comment that I wish they all weren't so darn expensive! :

I would love to advertise in Mothering, but I just can't afford it right now.

Dana, mom to Avery & Natalie 7 , Cole 4 , and Baby #4 on the way!
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