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Clinical Psychologist, Internationally Recognized Author, Speaker, Media commentator

"Dr. Laura Markham's following is large, growing, loyal and deeply appreciative of the “proven, research-based” information frequently shared on her impressive Aha! Parenting blog. Known for her helpful conversation scripts, Markham draws upon cutting-edge discoveries relating to attachment theory and brain development. As more and more American parents move away from harmful parenting models that use force, control or coercion, Markham is America’s parenting coach whose time has come." - Amy Wright Glenn, Philly Voice

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Dr. Laura Markham has been featured or quoted in thousands of print and online publications as diverse as The Wall Street Journal, Men's Health, Redbook, Parents Magazine, Real Simple and the The Boston Globe, as well as being a regular guest on radio and national television. Media-savvy, high-energy and able to connect with parents, Dr. Markham offers expertise and commentary on every aspect of parenting.

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Who is Dr. Laura Markham?

Dr. Laura Markham earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, but she's also a mom, so she understands how tough it is to be a parent. A leading advocate for parents and children, Dr. Markham is the founding editor of, an extensive website serving up Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens.

Her bestselling books include Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, and  Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How To Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends For Lifewhich have been published in 12 languages and continue 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 is The Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids Workbook: Using Mindfulness and Connection to Raise Resilient, Joyful Children and Rediscover your Love of Parenting. 

Dr. Markham's Facebook and Twitter have large and active followings who are engaged in applying her ideas. She writes a weekly coaching post to a rapidly growing list of over 130,000 subscribers.