Tiny Steps Mommy Tales




Submit Your Tiny Steps Mommy Tales

Are you a blogger? Do you enjoy writing? Do you have a funny or heartwarming anecdote to share about parenting, family, or children? Then consider submitting your original (not previously posted) Tiny Steps Mommy Tale. E-mail your stories to nicoledash[at]gmail[dot]com (subject line: Tiny Steps Mommy Tale). You can be considered for publication once a month.


Submission details:

  • Stories must be original and not previously published elsewhere (you DO NOT have to be a blogger to submit a tale).
  • Word limit is 600 words.
  • You may include up to one relevant photo (with photo credit).
  • Please include a short two-sentence bio to run at the end of your tale (feel free to link to your company or blog in the bio).
  • These are meant to be interesting/funny/heartwarming stories inspired by real life, not advertisements or sponsored posts.
  • If you have a blog or website, please promote your published tale on your blog, Facebook, twitter, and elsewhere.
  • There is currently no compensation for published stories, but all tales will be promoted through social media channels by Tiny Steps Mommy.
  • You will receive notification if your story is accepted within 7 business days.




Nicole Dash is a writer, blogger and business owner who lives in the suburbs outside Washington, DC with her husband and four children. She started her career as a journalist and copy editor. She also managed public relations and corporate communications for a national franchise company, but in 2009 started a home-based daycare. Nicole has enjoyed success as a small business owner and is a leader within the child care community in Northern Virginia. In 2012, she began her heartfelt blog, Tiny Steps Mommy, where she writes about family, life, parenting and finding herself amid the chaos. She is an active member of the Washington, DC blogger community and is listed on the blogroll of more than 20 local blogs. Nicole is also a Huffington Post Blog Contributor and writes for The DC Moms. She is extremely social and loves connecting on Facebook and Twitter.