PRESS & MEDIA APPEARANCES

Meri Wallace - As featured in

Meri Wallace, LCSW, a parenting expert, and child and family therapist for over thirty years, writes a blog for Psychology Today and is the author of the Secret World of Children (Precocity Press) Birth Order Blues (Henry Holt and Co.) and Keys to Parenting Your Four Year Old (Barron’s Educational Series).  Her third book, The Secret World of Children is now available on Amazon.com.

Meri Wallace appears regularly on podcasts, national radio, and television networks as a parenting expert. She has made repeated appearances on Eyewitness News, Good Day New York, WNBC, CNN, MSNBC, BBC, WPIX, the Hallmark Channel and the Fox Family Channel. Meri worked with a producer at Eyewitness News designing parenting segments in which she appeared as the expert, and hosted her own TV show on Plum TV.

Meri Wallace Psychology Today Blogger

Managing Negative Attention-Seeking Behavior

A case study illustrating that a child’s primary need is to be loved.

Handling a Tantrum

Young children express their anger physically.

Curiosity Is the Key to Learning

Accepting and nurturing curiosity is essential.       

Meri Wallace Television Interviews

Good Day LA - Fox 11 Los Angeles

Cincinnati Fox 19 News Now

THE EARLY SHOW - CBS NEWS

Layoffs Are Tough On Kids, Too

Losing a job can be very stressful. Not just for the person who was laid off, but for the entire family. And even though it may be difficult, it’s important to keep kids in the loop about what’s going on.

Author and family therapist Meri Wallace visited The Early Show to discuss the best ways for parents to broach touchy subjects like financial adjustments; emotional and behavior problems with both parent and child; and the restructuring of the family dynamic.

Chattanooga News 9 ABC

Virginia This Morning - CBS 6 Richmond

Notable TV Affiliate Interviews

Fox 32 Chicago

Behind the tantrum: New book helps parents deal with challenging child behavior

Portland ABC 2

How to Handle Sibling Rivalry

WISHTV - Indiana

The Importance of Teaching Children Gratitude

Podcasts

Douglas Coleman Radio

Savvy Radio

Magazine & Newspaper Interviews

Quoted in: When A Clique Excludes Your Kid
Oct, 2005
Quoted in: 6 Ways to Help Your Child Manage Their Anger
Aug, 2022
Quoted in: 12 things your birth order reveals about you
Quoted in: The Burden of Birth Order
Quoted in: Here’s Exactly How Your Birth Order Impacts Your Mental Health
 
Quoted in: Teaching Children to Manage Their Anger
Quoted in: When A Clique Excludes Your Kid
 
Quoted in: Dealing with birth-order blues; Family: The order in which children are born may help shape both positive and negative behavior.
 
Quoted in: 6 Ways to Help Your Child Manage Their Anger
 
Quoted in: 12 things your birth order reveals about you
 
Quoted in: The growing family: Preparing for your birth experience

Quoted in: Why It’s Important to Resist the Urge to Baby the Baby of the Family
 
Published: Is It Too Late to Change My Life?
 
Quoted in: Don’t Teach Children To Never Be Angry – Teach Them How To Be Angry
 
Quoted in: The Burden of Birth Order
 
Quoted in: The Myths and Gifts of ‘Middle Child Syndrome’
 
Quoted in: How you can raise caring, well-behaved children
 
Quoted in: Does birth order affect our kids’ personalities?
 
Interview: Meri Wallace, The Parenting Coach – Teaching Your Child to Swim
Interview: Meri Wallace, The Parenting Coach – Why is Homework So Important Topic to Focus On