Kid Pic of the Month

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Pictured here: Madyson Teeple, age 12

Submitted by her parents: Jessica and William Teeple

The backstory from Jessica: " a sixth-grader and enjoys volleyball, cheerleading, gymnastics, horseback riding, basketball and spending her weekends at the mall and movies with her friends. Madyson is full of personality. She can instantly bring a smile to your face when entering the room."

Sponsored by: Columbus Academy


To enter a photo, just tag your Instagram photo with the hashtag #cpkidpic and then be sure to also include a contact email or Twitter handle by which we can contact you. Or post the photo to your Twitter account using the #cpkidpic hashtag. From either place we'll be able to collect the photos that are tagged and we'll pop them into an album on our Facebook and Pinterest pages.

Haven't jumped on the Instagram or Twitter bandwidth-wagon? Then send the photo as an email attachment to

On the 10th of each month, our staff will select one winner and notify that person, and then that photo will appear in the next issue. All photos entered will automatically be in the running for our annual Win the Cover contest (the winner appears on our December issue's cover).BUT BE SURE TO ALSO PROVIDE US WITH A TWITTER HANDLE OR EMAIL ADDRESS WHEN YOU SUBMIT!

A few additional rules/guidelines:

Only one submission per child per month will be accepted (and it will be the first one you send). Any others sent will be discarded.

Only one child should be featured in the photo (we only select one winner).

You must be a resident of the central Ohio area.

Make sure the child's face is viewable in the photo (while the overall photo might be cute, if we can't see the child's face, we can't select him or her as a winner).

You must be a parent, grandparent or legal guardian of a child in order to enter a photo.