Ann Pleshette Murphy
ZERO TO THREE Board President
Parenting Educator, London
Former Parenting Contributor, ABC TV, Good Morning America; host, ABC NOW Parenting Perspectives with Ann Pleshette Murphy, New York City.
Board President, ZERO TO THREE; Board Member Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London
Former Board Chair of the Greyston Family Inn in Yonkers, New York
Contributions to the Field
Ms. Murphy was the parenting contributor for Good Morning America from 1998 to 2010, when she and her husband moved to London. In 2007, Ms. Murphy joined the ABC digital network, ABC NOW, as the host of Parenting Perspectives with Ann Pleshette Murphy, airing weekly. From 1988 to 2002, she served as editor-in-chief and a contributing editor to Parents magazine.
Recent Honors/Awards/Recognition/Books Published
Ms. Murphy is the author of The 7 Stages of Motherhood: Loving Your Life Without Losing Your Mind, which includes themes of striking a balance between work and family, wrestling with guilt, and setting loving limits. Her book Child’s Play: The Secret to Raising Happy, Healthy, Caring Kids from Birth to 10 was published by DK Publishing in November, 2008. Ms. Murphy earned a Masters in Psychology from New York University in 2010.