Ann Pleshette Murphy is a therapist, parenting counselor, and passionate advocate for young children and their families. She is the author of “The 7 Stages of Motherhood: Loving Your Life Without Losing Your Mind” and “The Secret of Play; How to Raise Smart, Healthy, Caring Kids from Birth to Age 12.” Previously, she was the parenting correspondent for ABC’s “Good Morning America.” A renowned magazine journalist and editor, Pleshette Murphy was editor-in-chief of Parents magazine from 1988 to 1998 and a contributing editor from 1998 to 2002.