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Sabrina demoStories have been passed down for generations! We at San Diego Family are striving to become the ultimate storytellers for the next generation of parents.

Our readers are smart and sassy and have a mind of their own. We let them choose how they want to interact with our stories through print, online, social media, videos, events and enewsletters.

Some readers love the feel of paper – it's an emotional connection for them. These reachers look forward to spending quality time laughing as they gain parenting insight from others who are willing to share their life journeys. Others may experience overwhelming excitement when they uncover a new way to help their struggling child.

Some parents prefer the convenience of jumping online or their mobile device to create the perfect mix of summer camps for their child’s next adventure or to discover the most engaging new school for their child's future.

Other parents value being part of our social community. They love sharing the local events and funny videos we find. Often these parents return the favor by sharing with us, posts of their own.

We are here for our readers. We are happy to share stories in whichever way they prefer!

We can help your business reach our parents. Just follow our 3 Step process!

  • Step 1 View the Demographic Information page below and determine if our parents your companies target audience.
  • Step 2 Discover a variety of ways to reach this dynamic audience with our Ways We Reach Parents in San Diego County page.
  • Step 3 Send us an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We have a team of smart, kind and creative people here to help.

Demographic Information


Our parents are active, engaged and outgoing fans who value family life.

They are constantly on the lookout for information covering outings with their family, tips on how to navigate parenting issues and discovering new services and products to make family life easier and more fulfilling!

Here's a peek at their demographics.

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Ways We Reach Parents in San Diego County

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Print/Digital Magazines

San Diego Family Magazine
With 12 issues each year and more than 165,000 readers per month, San Diego Family Magazine is the only free family publication in San Diego County. Parents read, share and use the information they find in San Diego Family to make their family life better. Parents pick up their monthly guide from more than 1,500 distribution locations around the county. The digital version of San Diego Family is available online.

Reach San Diego's biggest consumer segment by placing your company's monthly ad San Diego Family Magazine.

Out & About with Kids

Out & About with Kids, San Diego Family Magazine’s guide for local and visiting families, features more than 250 kid-friendly adventures throughout San Diego County, including attractions, restaurants, hidden treasures and local highlights organized by neighborhood. This local travel guide is available each May just in time for summer break and can be picked up at schools, libraries, restaurants, the San Diego International Airport and hotels around the county.

Your ad can introduce or re-introduce your business to parents as they plan their family's adventure in San Diego County.  

Flourishing Families: The Parent Resource Guide for Children with Special Needs

Feature your services and products to parents who have children with special needs such as ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Epilepsy, Hearing & Visual Impairment, Muscular Dystrophy, Tourette Syndrome and more. Each year we print 15,000 copies of this much needed resource guide and distributed it to the San Diego Regional Center, Children’s Hospital, San Diego Unified Schools and additional target locations across San Diego County. The digital version of Flourishing Families is available online for easy access.

Be a business that gives back to the community by placing your company's message in Flourishing Families.

Online Website

Our parents’ lead busy lives and mobile plays a very important part. Our parents use their phones to search, educate, evaluate, plan, share and buy. On we create mobile friendly articles to education, lists of events to plan weekends, gather similar resources to make searching easier all in effort to help parents have a better family life. Web visitors average 60,000 each month.

We offer online sponsored content and web banner ads to highlight your company's message.

Themed Newsletters

Parents sign up to receive themed emails from San Diego Family.

Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter

For more information on advertising &/or sponsorship, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide your name, company name, area your business is located (zip code) and phone number.

Marketing Representatives Contact


Let San Diego Family's team of marketing experts assist you with all of your advertising needs. Our team offers you more than 50 years of combined experience in marketing, sales and advertising, so rest assured that you're in good hands as we help your brand grow and reach your target market. Main email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tony Andrews is the Advertising/Marketing Director for Point Loma, Pacific Beach, La Jolla, North County Coastal
Contact Tony: 619-685-6977; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meet Tony!

Giovanni Baldan - is the Advertising/Marketing Director for South Bay, San Diego Downtown and Uptown
Contact Giovanni: 619-685-6987; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meet Giovanni!

Crystal Grobner
is the Advertising/Marketing Director for East County
Contact Crystal: 619-685-5860; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Nicole Maggio
is the Advertising/Marketing Director for North County Inland (including Scripps Ranch)
Contact Nicole: 619-685-6971; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • Parent Targeted Distribution with over 1,500 locations
  • Active Readership of 165,000
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