In The Media – Parent Coach, Parenting Expert News

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a sought after parenting expert. Check out the articles below to see where she has been featured.

*To schedule an interview, media appearance, or to get Mercedes’ opinion on a particular parenting or family topic, please contact Mercedes here.*


Utah Play Therapy - Board Games and Family TherapyKids In The House - See my articles on Kids in the House here
Parenting OC Magazine - Ask the Experts: Teenage TantrumsParenting OC Magazine - Ask the Experts: Crushes (and Being Crushed)
The BabySpot - Tips For Choosing The Right Day - 6 Strategies to Use At Your next Parent-Teacher Conference
The New Social Worker Magazine - Doing Family Therapy As A New Social Worker: The Do's and Dont'sP&G Everyday - 6 Tips for Raising Positive Thinkers
Daily Parent - Free-Range Parenting: 5 Tips for Doing it RightP&G Everyday - 6 Reasons to Spend One-on-One Time With Each of Your Kids
Daily Parent - How to Help Your Child Learn When it's Okay to QuitP&G Everyday - 6 Simple Ways to Stop Fighting in Front of the Kids
Daily Parent - How to Raise a Thankful ChildLinkedIn - See all of Mercedes's articles on LinkedIn here
Daily Parent - Girls and Makeup: 5 Tips to Help Your Daughter Try it the Right WayZynnyMe - Building a Counseling Practice: Real Life Stories with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW
Daily Parent - 5 Tips to Raise a Leader Who Doesn't Follow the CrowdSharon Martin Counseling - Parenting Teens: Don't forget their strengths!
Practice of the Practice - Practice of the Practice Culture: Meet Mercedes Samudio, LCSW, Parent - 7 Ways to Win at Parenting
Happy With Baby - Being a Human Mom is ToughMarketWatch - Do Kids Get Too Many Trophies?
Happy With Baby - The Stigma of Maternal Mental Health Keeps Women in the Dark AgesUS News and World Report - How To Heal Your Post-Election Emotional Wounds
The Huffington Post - See all of Mercedes's Articles on The Huffington PostCode Red Flag - "Because I Said So!": The Double Standard of Respect In Families
Woman's Day - 10 Things You Should Never Say to a Heartbroken TeenYour Teen for Parents Magazine - Why Do Teenagers Lie? And What’s a Parent to Do?
Our Small Hours - How to Get Kids to do Chores Without ComplainingYour Teen for Parents Magazine - Communicating With Teens
Safe Smart Social - Screen Time for Kids: 6 Experts Share Productive Screen Time Tips for Kids
Your Teen for Parents Magazine - How to Help When a Teenager Feels Unpopular
Safe Smart Social - How to Start a Digital Dialogue with Students (Digital Citizenship Conference)First5 LA - 4 People and a Point to Ponder
Safe Smart Social - Productive Screen Time for Kids (Digital Citizenship Conference)Safe Smart Social - 5+ Tips for Families Living in the Digital World
Safe Smart Social - 10+ Tips for Starting a Digital Dialogue with TeensPsychCentral - Helping Your Tween Navigate Their Emotions
Safe Smart Social - How to Become a Tech Savvy Parent/EducatorYourTango - 4 Reasons We Secretly LOVE To Shame "Bad" Parents
Safe Smart Social - How to Talk to Kids about Digital - Teaching Children to Be Self-Reliant
LA Parent Magazine - The Cost of Parent ShamingLady Project - Interview - Author Mercedes Samudio, LCSW
E! News Online - The Secret Behind How Celebs Travel With Their KidsThe Times UK - Family: stop feeling guilty about working during the school holidays
The Times UK - Family: how to deal with a lying teenagerAbundance Practice Building - GUEST BLOG: What Happens When You Decide To Write A Book
Broadly. - Why Kids Are Unreasonably Terrified of Santa Claus