Laura Markham, Ph.D., is an attachment theorist who specializes in parent-child bonding. She's the founding editor of the parenting web site AhaParenting.com, where you'll find advice on everything from colic to sleep. A highly-sought after speaker and workshop leader, Dr. Markham assists parents in tapping into their own inner wisdom. Dr. Markham also serves as a Parenting Expert for ParentingBookmark.com, Storknet.com, Wellness.com, and Pregnancy.org, on which she hosts a regular Wednesday online chat for moms.
Her work appears regularly on more than a dozen websites, including SheKnows.com, KeepKidsHealthy.com, HealthyWealthyWise.com, MomsWhoThink.com, Momscape.com, CanadianParents.ca, WomenOf.com, HealthNewsDigest.com, ToddlersToday.com, WomensWeb.ca, BlueSuitMom.com and Ediets.com. Dr. Markham has held many challenging jobs - she started and ran a weekly newspaper chain upon her graduation from college - but thinks raising children is the hardest, and most rewarding, work in the world. Dr. Markham earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Columbia University in New York, where she lives with her husband and two children. For more information visit her website, AhaParenting.com
Articles by Laura Markham
Five Strategies That Help Kids Want to Behave: Positive Discipline using Connection Parenting
Connecting with Your Kids: Navigating the Terrific, Turbulent Tween Years
Ten Tips to Help Your Toddler Develop Social Skills
Bedtime for Toddlers: Ten Steps to Sleep Without Tears
Family Holiday Traditions