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Are you a family-friendly business interested in reaching our followers?

PlaygroundParkbench is the web destination for parents seeking family-friendly entertainment, events, activities, birthday venues, gift ideas and more!

Sponsor a post featuring your business and all it has to offer. Written by a mother with 3 kids 4 and under for fellow parents. Extend your reach across our social network of over 6,000 followers on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter, and get parents planning their next play date with your product or party at your business!  Local businesses can be featured in a local round-up or review, or add your next storytime, craft lesson, free play or event to our Events page for FREE.

Sponsored Posts

Each week, I post on topics ranging from parenting or household tips, financially savvy advice for the Household CEO, At-Home Activities to keep children busy in and around the home, reviews of local activities and business, and Guru Favorites: our favorite people, places, books, and things that keep our household humming!

Most of our posts are not sponsored.  We are highly selective of our post sponsors, and sponsored posts must fit topics of interest to us and our audience.  We only accept sponsored posts from businesses we have tried and/or visited ourselves, and that we can genuinely speak of highly.  Sponsored posts are always disclaimed as such.  Compensation for sponsored posts may take many forms ranging from receipt of promotional goods for personal consumption, promotional goods for distribution to site followers, or direct payment.  Sponsored posts will be promoted across the PGPB network, including Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter.

If you are interested in sponsoring a post , please email us with the name of your business or event and basic description.  Our media kit is available upon request.

Milford/Orange, CT Sponsors & Events

Local Ad Placements

We currently accept ads from local businesses for placement on our local content sidebar.

Your Ad Here Placeholder

We currently accept 1, 3, 6 and 12 month ad placements.  You can provide your own 300×250 banner ad, or we can assist in designing one for you, at an additional charge of $50, including 1 round of revisions.

Rates are as follows:

$25 – 1 month
$50 – 3 months
$100 – 6 months
$150 – 1 year

Contact me to schedule your ad placement today.

Category Round-Ups – FREE

We are frequently asked by parents what the best family-friendly restaurants are, where the best place to host a birthday party is, or what summer camp options are out there.  To answer these, we write Category Round-Ups, highlighting our local favorites.  We welcome interest from all family-friendly businesses.  We reserve the right to refuse to include a business in one of our Category Round-Ups. To be featured in a Category Round-Up, please email us the following information:

  • Business name*
  • Image (logo or representative image featuring your business) in JPG or PNG format
  • Address*
  • Phone Number*
  • Email
  • Social Media links (Facebook, G+, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram)
  • Website
  • Business Description*

* Required for inclusion

Images are not required, but businesses with images perform significantly better and are highly recommended.

Events Calendar Listing

Events postings are free.  However, the event must be family-friendly, and currently our local content is focused on Milford/Orange, CT.  We reserve the right to refuse any posting.  Add your event information here. Once you add your event information, it is held for review prior to being published to the calendar.

  • Event name*
  • Description*
  • Date, time and recurrence (if applicable)*
  • Venue – where will event take place, including venue name, address, phone and website*
  • Organizer (if applicable or different than venue) – who is hosting/facilitating event including name, phone, website and email
  • Event website
  • Cost
  • Image (logo or representative image featuring your business) in JPG or PNG format

* Required for listings

Images are not required for listing, but listings with images perform significantly better and are highly recommended.

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