Blau, Melinda

Susan Kravitz

Journalist Melinda Blau has written thirteen books, including the best-selling Baby Whisperer series, and more than eighty magazine articles.  Her work has appeared on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times and in New York, American Health, The Utne Reader, and The Psychotherapy Networker.  Among other awards, her “New Family” column in Child earned “Excellence in Media” from the Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and “Best in Category (Magazine)” in the American Legion Auxiliary’s Heart of America competition.  She currently blogs for Psychology Today, Shareable, and More magazines as well as her own websites, consequentialstrangers. com and motheru. com.

On Rorotoko:

On her and Karen Fingerman's book Consequential Strangers: Turning Everyday Connections Into Life-Changing Moments
(Our Cover Feature of August 22, 2010)