Sunday, January 25, 2009

Media Coverage

During her career, Melissa has been quoted in newspapers including The New York Times and The Washington Post. She has appeared on Access Hollywood, Extra, ABC News, MSNBC and morning TV shows and radio programs nationwide. Her motherhood-related writing has been cited or reviewed by many media sources and she is frequently interviewed as a parenting source. Multiple book reviews, posted June 9-13, 2008

Mom Writer's Literary Magazine. Cover Story and Interview. "Sometimes It's OK to Not Love Being a Stay-at-Home Mom," by Kris Underwood, Fall/Winter 2008

HillRag (Capital Community News, Washington D.C.). Review: "Surviving Motherhood," by Karen Lyon, October 2008

Mama Review: "Speak Softly-Mama's Reading: The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide" (October 2, 2008)

The Capital, Capital-Gazette Newspapers. (Annapolis, Maryland) Feature article: "Perfectly at Home," by Theresa Winslow, June 19, 2008

The Baltimore Sun. Feature article: "A how-to for stay-at-home mothers," by Jasmine Jernberg, July 6, 2008. (Also posted on, and the

The Associated Press. Quoted in the syndicated article “Idea to Help Your Kids Beat Vacations Blahs,” by Megan Scott, December 18, 2008 Quoted in the article “Kids, Indoor Sports and Toddlers: How to Make Everybody Happy,” by Kelly Burgess, December 2008

The San Diego Union-Tribune. Quoted in the article “Old Toys Need to Make Room for Shiny New Ones,” by Jennifer Davies, January 9 2009

American Family Podcasts. Interview with Melissa Stanton by host Gigi Lubin. Available at iTunes or (go to the "Offers & Events" heading and select the show "Stay-at-Home Moms"). Air date: July 9, 2008

SAHM Article: "Stanton's New Publication Shows Proactive Approach to Motherhood," by Stephanie Torres, July 9, 2008 Review of The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide, June 28, 2008

MomTalk Radio. Interview with Melissa Stanton by host Maria Bailey. Available at Air date: August 28, 2008.

Mommytime Radio. Interview with Melissa Stanton, broadcast on WLAC 1510-AM (Nashville, Tenn.) and available at Air date: August 31, 2008.

Utne Reader. “Great Writing” Blog article, June 11, 2008, “Baby Belly Blues,” by Lisa Guyla, reviewing Melissa Stanton’s essay “Mourning My Belly” in MotherVerse magazine.

The Westfield Leader. Article: "Former Westfield Resident Feels Right at Home with Book," by Marylou Moreno, September 11, 2008

Washington Parent. Review: "Stay-at-Home Surviving and Thriving: The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide," in the Good Stuff column by Karen Kullgren, October 2008

Urban Baby. Interview and article. "Survival of the Fittest," by Leigh Balbour, October 22, 2008 Review. "Stay-at-Home Survival Guide: Book Review," by Soni Sangha, November 2008

MaryLiz Live at BlogTalk Radio, Host: MaryLiz Conway. March 5, 2009,

The MojoMom Podcast, Host: Amy Tiemann. March 6, 2009,

Dancing Meatballs: Philadelphia. Blurb at "Stay-at-Home Moms of the World, Unite!" November 2008

Pregnancy & Newborn magazine. Featured expert in the "Good Advice" column, December 2008 Featured as a recommended gift in the Women On Writing Holiday Gift Guide, December 2008

The San-Diego Union-Tribune. Quoted in the article, "Parenting 101: Old toys need to make way for shiny new ones," by Jennifer Davies, January 10, 2009

The Washington Post. Appearance previewed in the Book World section. January 13, 2009

My Geek Praised in a review by Kristy titled "The Perfect Stay-at-Home Mom Book," January 30, 2009 Featured Book of the Month, review by Heather Laird. February 2009 Review. "What we're reading: The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide." 5 stars (out of 5), February 17, 2009 Cited in the "Political & Social Issues" forum. March 8, 2009

The Proverbial Recommended as an "expert source." March 26, 2009

Mojo Mom: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family, by Amy Tiemann, PhD. (Gotham Press, April 2009). Recommended as a resource for stay-at-home moms.

In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms, a book by Dr. Laura Schlessinger (Harper, May 2009). Recommended as a resource for stay-at-home moms. Featured Author. Week of June 1, 2009 "A book I wished for 20 years ago: The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide," review by Kellie Davis, Anchorage Family Examiner. June 21, 2009 Review. July 9, 2009

NY Metro Parents. Quoted in the article "How to Make Mommy Friends," by Julie Ruggiero (available at July 2009

The Well-Read Mom. Review by Alexis Turner. "SAHP Points to Ponder." September 28, 2009

ABC News, Moms Get Real
, Interviewed on the segment: "Parenting 50/50: Goal or Pipe Dream," October 22, 2009

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