Essay Contest Rules

Editor’s Note: This contest has already concluded. Stay tuned for new and exciting contests!

To enter for a chance to win this exciting prize, submit a 300-500 word “How to” essay on ONE of the following topics:

Option A: How to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Option B: How to <parenting topic of your choice>


1. You may title your story appropriately, but it must contain “How to” and the story itself must be about parenting or celebrating Mother’s Day.

2. Story must be within 300 to 500 words.

3. All articles must be original and written by the participant submitting.

4. Select either option A or option B, not both.

5. Write an essay of between 300 and 500 words on your selected topic.

– OPTIONAL: Provide a photo if you want to give our readers a visual.

6. Submit your essay to [email protected] no later than Thursday, May 9. (Remember, the sooner you submit it, the sooner people can start reading your essay and rating it! And the sooner you can start sharing it with your friends and family so you have a better chance to win!)

7. Tell all your friends and family to go read and rate your story. The story with the best rating and most page views wins!

Contest rules and terms of participation:

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law.

Sponsor: (PO Box 119, Gilbertsville, PA 19525)

TERM: The contest begins at 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 30 and ends at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 11.

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to individuals age 13 and older who are legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia. Any persons involved with this promotion and immediate family members of the Sponsor or (defined as mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter, and spouse) and those living in their same household are NOT eligible to participate.

CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: No purchase necessary to enter or win. You have not yet won.

1. One entry per person.

2. On Sunday, May 11 – Mother’s Day – we will compare all the entries and ratings to determine the winner of the MP3 player and memory kit.

3. In the case of a tie, the highest ranked submission with the most page views shall be named winner.

4. Any submission written by someone age 13 through 17 must be accompanied by a note of parental consent.

5. All submissions become the exclusive property of Submissions will not be returned.

6. All existing content on is copyrighted and property of its respective owners and

Thank you for your participation and good luck!

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