Family Favorites FAQ

Fredericksburg Parent Family Favorites Voting Frequently Asked Questions


Who is Fredericksburg Parent?

Hello, there! Fredericksburg Parent here. We’re your local family media outlet for all things family. Our magazine has been the leading, LOCAL expert on parenting since 2000 and we were founded and are still operated by LOCAL Moms. Our staff works tirelessly to bring you relevant and LOCAL advice on parenting in print, online, or on social media. We are 100 percent here for families and local Fredericksburg businesses that support our families.


What Does My Business Need to Do to Receive Fredericksburg Parent Family Favorite Votes?

You can vote until Monday, May 15, at 11:59 p.m. There is a category for each of your favorite businesses. Fredericksburg Parent recommends orchestrating a public relations campaign to generate community awareness of your business’s Family Favorites nomination. You can easily do this by utilizing the free Family Favorites collateral. You can print out your favorite sizes and create wall posters, front desk signs, posts for social media, and email blast content. The sky is the limit! If your business receives the highest number of votes in your category, YOU WIN. Your business can be nominated or self-nominate. If you have been nominated in the past five years, then the chances are good that you are already on the Family Favorites ballot.


When/How Do I Vote?

You can use the provided voting link or simply scan the QR code. Vote once for all of your favorite businesses. The average person spends between 2-5 minutes on the voting ballot, and we promise that it doesn’t take very long to complete. Over 7K people, alone, voted in 2022. There are over 50 categories of Family Favorite businesses but you do not need to vote for every, single category. When you vote, you will be entered to win gift cards and other fun prizes.


Why Family Favorites?

Fredericksburg Parent invests in local families by giving them the expert advice and LOCAL resources that they need. In turn, families trust Fredericksburg Parent and the businesses that we endorse. Winning a popular vote in a contest such as Fredericksburg Parent’s Family Favorites contest speaks volumes, raises awareness, and is a tremendous public relations opportunity for your business whether you are celebrating your first year or 75 years in business. If your business enjoyed this opportunity, and would like to do more with Fredericksburg Parent, you may consider becoming an approved advertiser.


When Will I Know the Winners?

All of the Fredericksburg Parent Family Favorites will be announced in the July 2023 Family Favorites magazine. Be sure to reserve you copy when you advertise, pick one up around town, or find our digital magazine at!