NAME: Shelley Ross
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married
RESIDENCE: New Canaan, CT and NYC, NY
CHILDREN: Benjamin Simone 35; Kimberley Simone 33
Shelley Ross is an author, producer, network news executive producer (ABC Good Morning America, PrimeTime Live, CBS The Early Show). Entertainment producer/director of concert specials. Media consultant. President of The Cure Alliance.
What was your road to parenthood like? I met my future husband when his Children were five and seven. I really liked him, but really fell in love when I watched him for the first time serving his children SpaghettiOs. It wasn’t much of a lunch, but he was such a sweet and loving father I thought, “how lucky.” As our relationship grew, the children would soon travel back and forth, spending Christmas, spring break and summer vacations with us. They were so young, and it was difficult for them. I read every book on how to ease the transition. Most were rubbish, but if I could get one piece of advice per book, I considered it a success. The best advice was how to help children if they feel guilty about liking you: always take them ou,t and let them pick out a small gift to … Continue reading..