Dr. Laura Markham earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, but she's also a mum, so she understands how tough it is to be a parent. A leading advocate for parents and children, Dr. Laura is the founding editor of AhaParenting.com, an extensive website serving up Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens.
Dr. Laura is the author of the bestselling Calm Parent, Happy Kids: The Secrets of Stress-Free Parenting, which has been published in 12 languages and continues to rack up daily five star reviews on Amazon, as parents attest to the power of her approach of connection, coaching, and parental self-regulation.
Her latest book, Calm Parent, Happy Siblings: How To Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends For Life, is now available for pre-order.
Dr. Laura's Facebook and Twitter have large and active followings who are engaged in applying her ideas. She writes a coaching post several times a week to a rapidly growing world-wide list of over 85,000 subscribers.
She lives in New York with her husband and has two children, age 19 and 23.