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Best of Parenting

Best of Parenting 2022

The Best of Parenting recognizes businesses and services that go above and beyond for our parenting community!

Best of Parenting

Check out our 2022 Winners here!

Welcome to our annual Reader’s Poll:
The Best of Parenting Awards!

Dear Readers,

Now is your chance to vote for who you believe provides the Best of Parenting for families in the Middle Tennessee region! From day cares to dance classes to pediatricians, (see all of the categories below), your opinion matters greatly to families seeking products and services for their kids. Speak up and vote for your faves today!

Nominations were accepted from Friday, July 1 through Thursday, July 28, 2022.

We have posted each category’s top nominations online for voting. You can vote through Wednesday, August 31, 2022.  

Winners will be posted on our website on Tuesday, November 1 and in the November issue of Nashville Parent magazine. (If your business wins a Best of Parenting Award, you will receive a window-cling decal to display in your place of business in addition to ongoing representation in Nashville Parent all year long).

More to Know About the Best of Parenting:

  • Submit one ballot per household, please.
  • For franchised businesses and those with multiple locations, please be sure to enter the business name along with the precise location.

We’re seeking the BEST in the following categories:

  • Family Restaurant
  • Mexican Restaurant
  • Ice Cream
  • Local Bakery
  • Party Entertainer
  • Away-From-Home Party
  • Party Rental
  • Museum
  • Family Day Trip
  • Sleep-Away Camp
  • Local Day Camp
  • Beach Destination
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Live Theater Venue
  • Live Music Venue
  • Consignment/Resale
  • Day Spa/Salon
  • Kids Photographer
  • Preschool
  • Child Care Center
  • Drop-In Child Care
  • Tutoring/Learning Service
  • Dance Studio
  • Gymnastics
  • Cheerleading
  • Martial Arts
  • Music Instruction
  • Theater Classes/Camps
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Dentist
  • Orthodontist
  • Hospital
  • Place to Have a Baby
  • Family Fitness Center

About the Author

Susan Swindell Day, Editor

Susan Swindell Day is the editor in chief of Nashville Parent and the mom of four amazing kids.