Find out your parenting style with my parent personality quiz!
Stop being anxious about getting everything you want done, today or even next month. Never be afraid to give yourself permission to accomplish different things at different stages in your life. Pursuing this kind of balance will keep you sane and happy and better equipped to be the wife and mom and (fill in the blank) you want to be!
When we cultivate a place for rest in our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual being – we are more patient, more in control of our thoughts and actions, more purposeful in what we say and do, and we create a stable and peaceful environment around us.
My aim is to shake you awake to the realities of the world that your child is living in so you know how best to protect and teach them to be aware. That is one of your most sacred roles as a parent! Until your child begins to understand how to protect themselves as an adolescent and young adult, this responsibility lands on you.
Now, I know that many of you reading this may feel like you’re failing in your role, you’re scared of not providing enough for your family, you’re afraid you’re turning into your dad, or you feel so out of touch with what is going on with your kids that you’re scared to dive in. This blog is for you – because the special gift that I’m talking about is something each of you already possesses.
This is unquestionably one of the most important issues you as a parent will navigate while your children are growing up. While a lot of the information I’m about to share is sobering (and I won’t sugarcoat the realities of what your kids are facing), you better believe I am going to encourage you because the biggest influence on your child’s mental health is YOU.
This Mother’s Day, I want you to give yourself some gifts. These aren’t necessarily material things (though I love chocolate and jewelry as much as the next woman!), these are gifts that will help pave the way for you to experience more joy, peace and contentment in your role as mom.
Patience sounds easy. But like other good things in life – it is simple but very hard.
Fathers are far more insecure than they let on. The overwhelming majority of men enter parenthood without a clue as to what to do.
Dads come up with lists of things that they believe are good for kids and then try to fulfill that list. But something they forget: what their child wants and needs.
Today, I am posting an article that Erica Komisar wrote that was published in The Institute for Family Studies.
A new study released by Harvard Medical School shows us doctors that we were wrong and that, surprise, grandmothers were right all along.
Expert Erica Komisar shares how to avoid overmedicating our children for ADHD, anxiety, and depression in this society full of medical “solutions”.
what can you say when your kindergartner comes home from school and quizzically asks, “How can Johnny become Jenny?”
Your understanding of discipline may be hurting your family. Here are the 3 biggest lies parents are told.
Don’t let differences with your spouse or ex blind you from what binds you, the love of your children. Here is how to work through issues.
Great parenting is simple. But it’s hard. We overcomplicate it because we’re convinced that doing things for our kids: making sure they have good opportunities, education
I asked 10,000 parents what their biggest fear was, they all said the same thing. Read what happened.
As Christmas approaches, every one of us feels a mix of emotions bubbling up. Even those who don’t celebrate it feel something.
Childhood obesity is an epidemic across this country. Here are 8 ways to prevent weight gain and improve your family’s relationship with food.
Cross sleep training off your parenting to do list in 1 week.
Assess your child’s screen time exposure based on age and mental development.
Another setback in the baby formula shortage crisis has parents worried, but it’s still not safe to make your own.
Whether or not your child gets the Covid vaccine is your choice, but make sure it’s an informed one.
In our post-pandemic world, we will have more stay-at-home dads. I’ve created a resource that supports them.
Substance abuse and mental health issues go hand-in-hand. If your teen is struggling with one, she is likely struggling with the other.
Don’t forget the little eyes watching the TV screen. How you talk to your child after a tragedy like Robb Elementary matters.
Imagine never arguing about screens in your home. Imagine a family-centered life where your kids grow up with stable attachments to people, not phones. It’s possible.
Use Mental Health Awareness month to become aware of your child’s mental health. It has likely suffered during Covid.
Mother’s Day triggers complicated emotions for many of us. This is why I started celebrating it in a different way.
Anger and defiance often mask deeper emotions, especially in young children who don’t have the language to voice their feelings.
Our world is scarier and more dangerous than ever. Here’s how to keep your kids happy and healthy.
While you’re spring cleaning this year, clean out parenting strategies and mindsets that are no longer working.
This Easter, talk to your child about God. It could have a positive impact on her mental health and self-esteem.
It’s time to have another difficult conversation with your child. This time, about war.
How can you rebuild a life after losing what you loved most? It might seem impossible now, but there is hope.
When your child doesn’t like school, something is going on at school. You have to get to the bottom of it.
You can’t “snap out of” postpartum depression. This is a life-threatening illness that must be treated accordingly.
Exhaustion is the enemy of any good parent. Sleep training your baby can make all the difference.
The holidays bring more hustle than holiness these days. Here’s how to not get swept up in the chaos.
When we instill in our children an attitude of gratitude and the spirit of giving, we are giving them an invaluable gift.
Your child wants to know what you think about her, especially as her body is changing.
Discipline is hard for any parent. See my advice for this mom of four.
Too many parents blame themselves for their toddlers having tantrums. Stop doing this.
Isolation may affect kids even more than adults, causing depression and mental health issues.
All toddlers throw tantrums, but they don’t have to derail your errands, conversations, or road trips.
Is your child ready to have the sex talk? Here’s how to know.
Sending your child back to school during Covid might feel scary, but there’s less to worry about than you think.
Yes, you need to have THAT talk with your child. Don’t worry. I’ll tell you how.
This Father’s Day, give yourself the gift of belief–believe you are your child’s hero.
Having experienced the loss of their own son, Drs. David and Donna Lane, a husband-wife counseling duo, share tips to provide support for those who are grieving.
Returning to “normal” after Covid can cause a lot of anxiety for parents. Here’s how to cope.
It doesn’t have to be a screen-free summer, but don’t let it be a screen-full summer!
You can discipline your child while staying emotionally connected to him.
Suicide attempts are on the rise in teens due to COVID. What parents need to know.
Have you ever said, “NO” to your child repeatedly and he refuses to listen? Read this…
Teaching your child about consent from an early age, plus learn more tips.
Use this week to teach your child the power of serving others.
Use this Earth Day to instill gratitude in your child for nature and all it has to offer.
Giving your children chores help them have a sense of value and self-worth.
It’s never too early to start teaching your child about money.
World Down Syndrome day is March 21! This is an opportunity to educate, equip and advocate for a better world for those with Down syndrome.
What is your child’s love language? Here’s why you need to know.
Giving our children more choices could ultimately improve their behavior.
Five strategies for effectively disciplining your child even if he isn’t listening to your no.
Is it safe for your child to play indoor sports right now? Yes and no. Dr. Meg explains.
Your kids don’t decide if you’re a good parent or not. You do.
With COVID-19, the holidays look a little different this year. Many of us are grieving our gatherings, but there is hope even when the holidays hurt.
No one needs help more than stressed-out parents. This new website makes giving and getting help easy.
The world is a scary place right now, but your child does not need to live in fear. However, she also doesn’t need to be sheltered and protected from reality.
The best thing you can do for your child is to prepare him or her for puberty early. Talk to them about their bodies and sex from an early age.
One of the best things you can do to fight off depression and anxiety is to practice gratitude. Try this 14-day gratitude challenge with the whole family!
One of the best remedies to stress and anxiety is a good laugh. Here are the funniest things I’ve heard from kids over the years as a pediatrician.
Parents, let’s give ourselves a break from the scary this Halloween. Instead, have some fun by focusing on the big picture — our kids and quality time.
Raising a child with a learning disability requires support. Accepting these 3 truths will not only improve your life but your child’s as well.
Here are three excellent suggestions for how to reduce and monitor your child’s time on social media from the Netflix Documentary “The Social Dilemma.”
Sleep is a critical component of a child’s healthy development. Dr. Meg provides age-appropriate benchmarks for sleep quantity and quality.
Dr. Meg offers 4 mental health remedies to reduce anxiety and overwhelm amid pandemic parenting.
Suicide is the second-highest cause of death among ages 10 to 24 — take it seriously. Dr. Meg shares the warning signs all parents should look out for.
Social networking is at an all-time high. Dr. Meg offers practical advice to ensure parents stay vigilant and teens stay safe when it comes to social media.
Bribery can be a helpful parenting tool when used correctly. How and when you bribe your child impacts its effectiveness. Dr. Meg shares the dos and don’ts.
Is your child returning to in-person school this fall? If so you may still be hesitant. Here’s how to prepare to safely transition back to school.
A social media detox brings so many benefits! It may seem impossible with kids glued to their screen now more than ever, but you CAN hit reset as a family.
Say this, not that. Dr. Meg shares positive phrases to encourage parent-child cooperation and connection.
After several months at home, planning local outdoor summer activities could be crucial to your family’s sanity. Here are some ideas to get started locally.
Instead of focusing on your child’s behavior this summer, focus on his character, and challenge him to do the same. Learn how to make character development FUN.
Many parents are struggling with the prospect of schools reopening this fall amid coronavirus spikes. Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
How do you keep your past from negatively affecting your parenting? Here’s how to break the generational cycle that comes with your parenting preload.
It’s inevitable you will hurt your child in the process of parenting them, whether through your words or actions. Here’s how to heal and move forward.
Dads, your words can make or break your children. Here’s how to talk to them.
Not only are we still fighting COVID-19, but we are also coming face to face with another virus: racism. Parents, learn how to talk to your kids about this.
Ravi Zacharias; one of the smartest men in the 21st century has passed away. Paying tribute to a man that paved the way with his powerful teachings.
Parents, you’re almost at the homeschooling finish line. Keep these tips in mind as you approach summertime with your children.
During a global pandemic, it’s important for moms to let go of guilt and the ideals of fully operating in every area of life and focus on three simple things.
Spring represents a season of rebirth and growth. One thing that is essential right now to not only survive this time but to thrive is gratitude.
I encourage couples to not just get through this hard season but to grow through it. Grow together with these simple principles and practices.
Stress management during this time is very important. Use this month to take inventory of your stress level and how you’re managing this transition.
Your child may be on her screen more during this time. Don’t add to your stress. Give yourself time to navigate this new territory in real life and online.
In a culture where improving one’s status matters more than being responsible, we mothers know that we have our work cut out for us.
Black History Month is for all ethnic backgrounds to celebrate. Talk with your kids about heroes such as Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks.
When you hear that someone loves you, it can change everything, especially how you feel about yourself.
If you’re a parent of a daughter, you are probably aware of the alarming statistics that show growing anxiety in teen girls.
As we enter February, it’s a perfect time to examine not only your own relationship with your partner but how your child might view your relationship.
The holiday season can difficult. While the holidays are joyful, if you’re grieving a loss, the holidays can hurt. You can feel hope along with your pain.
It seems like everyone is sick with a cold or the flu. Don’t worry. This is typical for this time of year that is so fondly known as flu season.
The influx of Christmas cards can lead us to compare our family to everyone else’s. Here’s how two families brought a real connection back into Christmas cards.
With consumerism at our fingertips during the holidays, kids need gratitude more than ever.
What 25 years of volunteering at a soup kitchen taught me (and my family) about life.
Asking the right questions will ensure your child has a stress-free year.
A Note From Dr. Meg On Halloween. This Halloween, bring fun back into the holiday.
Dr. Meg provides a worried dad with practical advice to help his teenage daughter struggling with OCD.
If you have a teen, you need to understand the risks of e-cigarettes and vaping. Here is what you need to know about them and their related illnesses.
Your goal as a parent should not be to fight technology, but rather to set healthy boundaries around it for your kids. They won’t do this for themselves.
It’s important to reframe discipline as simply setting boundaries—healthy boundaries that are good for your kids and good for you. Not sure how to do this?
Over the past few weeks, news headlines have been monopolized by the Jeffrey Epstein case—a multi-millionaire accused of sex trafficking under-aged girls.
Vaccinations have been a hot button topic for some time, but with school starting in a few weeks, many uncertain parents are revisiting immunization.
Sexual abuse is an epidemic in this country. Here are warning signs to look for, and what to do if you suspect your child has been abused.
As a pediatrician, I believe it is important to educate mothers. Here are the most popular breastfeeding myths explained and debunked.
It’s every parent’s nightmare to discuss sensitive topics with their children. Dr. Meg explains why you should talk to your kids and how to do it in an easy way
You can successfully have a screen-free summer if you understand the why and the how. Dr. Meg shares tips and tricks to implement screen time boundaries.
Spending time with family can be fun. It just might require a little planning and some expectation management.
Normal life for a military couple is anything but ordinary. Guest Nicole White, a military wife shares her story and the challenges of marriage overseas.
Dr. Meg shares how to motivate an unhealthy teenager with three strategies to inspire change.
Dr. Meg shares how to navigate treatment for your ADHD child, and when a medical reassessment is necessary.
After 30 years as a pediatrician, there are conversations you never forget. Dr. Meg shares the three most common beliefs all children have about their fathers.
After losing what would be the last singles tennis match of his career, tennis star Nicolas Mahut was comforted by his young son. Here’s what we can learn.
Here are five things everyone must understand about mental health, whether you are suffering yourself or know someone who is:
Recently, Brooke Glassberg reached out to me regarding an essay she had written for Yahoo Parenting. I wanted to share it with you!
If you’re unsure what postpartum depression is, if you’re wondering if you have it or if a friend of yours does, here is what you need to know.
One of the healthiest things for moms and their mental health is to know that they are not struggling alone. Here are 5 realizations for ever mother.
Prince Harry shares a beautiful message to his wife and women everyone embarking on the journey of motherhood. Read this inspiring excerpt.
Many kids find the transition into a faithful life can be strenuous. Here are my top-picked verses to give your child the motivation they need.
A faith in God isn’t a blind belief. In fact, recent research shows that a faith in God may boost your children’s mental health.
The number of people who are walking away from God is increasing. Here’s an expert’s advice on how to get your child back to God before it’s too late.
At a time when anxiety and depression in kids are on the rise and too many kids commit suicide, parents must be on the lookout. Here are guidelines to help.
Discussing religion with children can seem daunting—I’ll walk you through how to make the conversation as easy as can be.
After becoming aware of an article regarding corrupt college testing methods, I wanted to talk about the biggest downfall of not letting you kids fail
Raising a daughter can be difficult. But it can be very rewarding. Here’s how to make the most out of the time you have with your daughter.
As a pediatrician, I will walk you through your child’s developmental changes and how it affect your potty training approach.
Knowing when to say “yes” and “no” is the key to great parenting. I’ll show you my top tips for getting your way without hurting anyone’s feelings.
Dads, everyday you have the opportunity to demonstrate compassion to your daughter. If you think it’s too late to make a positive impact on her, it’s not…
Temper tantrums and behavioral issues are no walk in the park. Understand these 3 parenting dilemmas and handle tantrums with ease!
It’s time to tidy up your parenting. Using the ideas found in the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’ll show you how you can tidy up your parenting.
The online Journal, Sex Roles, just released a study which found that 72 % of 6 year old girls studied declared that sexier girls are more popular.
Here is everything you need to know to about the 3 parenting styles so you can best discipline and improve your child’s behavior.
Best-selling author and vulnerability expert Bréne Brown touched on an important misconception many fathers have about what it means to be a hero to their kids.
So-called “common” remedies just don’t work. Here’s my top at-home remedies to fight the common cold in your baby…
While we transition into the New Year, Dr. Meg will offer her advice on how to set high goals and actually achieve them.
Technology and screen time is quickly becoming a risk to our children’s mental health. Wondering if your rules are too strict? Read this first.
In this difficult topic, Dr. Meg offers her advice to an anxious mother worried about her daughter’s feelings towards gender.
If you’re normally stressed during the holidays, Dr. Meg offers her advice on how to finally enjoy these jolly times!
Pediatricians say that the best toys you can buy your child are not screens—they’re real toys. Here are my top picks for the season.
Wednesday marked a day of mourning for the entire country. The final words of George H.W. Bush were spoken. And I believe every parent needs to read them.
It’s the thought that counts. In this post, Dr. Meg explains how online shopping can help you teach your kids the meaning of Christmas—in an unexpected way.
Every year tens of thousands of teenagers are aging out of the foster care system. Dr. Meg shows us the organizations and people who are changing that.
In this quick post, Dr. Meg responds to a concerned mother about her 10-year-old daughter and offers advice on how to treat various symptoms.
Politics is no easy concept. It’s even tougher to point your children in the right direction. Dr. Meg will walk through teaching it to your kids.
Parenting a devious 4-year-old is no easy task. Dr. Meg offers her top tips on how to handle cunning children with ease.
Whether it’s a mass shooting or a series of bomb threats, your children are affected. Here are a few tips to help your child process hard information.
Halloween is normally about the candy and the costumes. But this year, Dr. Meg challenges you to make the holiday about your connection with your child.
After a massive uproar this week when Piers Morgan shamed Daniel Craig for being a father, the world turned and exclaimed that being a father is cool
More teens than ever before are reporting being bullied on the platforms they should feel safe in. Here’s what you need to teach your kids about it.
Protecting your kids in a sex-filled world can seem daunting. This one unexpected thing can make it as simple as possible.
It’s easy to assume that your child won’t understand our political talk—but they do. Here’s why you should bite your tongue around your children.
Having your daughter turn against you at the hand of your Ex-wife is scary. Dr. Meg offers her advice for a grieving parent.
Letting your kids out into the big, scary world is daunting for any parent. Here are the highlights you should know before you set your daughter free.
Senator John McCain was a hero to his country and, more importantly, his family. Here’s what every parent can learn from him.
Discipline doesn’t mean yelling and fighting. When done right, discipline can be exactly what your child needs to be the best they can be.
The mix of multiple families can be hazardous—but it also can be amazing. Here are my thoughts on navigating a blended family the right way.
College is a big step for any parent and child. Make sure you prepare yourself for the emotions leading up to your child’s departure.
Our devices are addicting. Dads, here’s why you should eradicate your phone addiction and pay attention to your family.
Whether you are a new parent, a grandparent or parenting through the adolescent years, I hope you feel supported and celebrated today.
The story of the Thai Soccer Team shook the whole world. Here’s what parents across the globe can learn from this event.
Kindness is a skill learned only through observation. Here’s how you can make yourself a solid idol for kindness and encouragement.
60 percent of fathers don’t feel like they’re doing a great job of parenting. Read these three affirmations for a little encouragement; you deserve it.
The world is changing for women, but the greatest influence on a child will always be their parent. Here are two ways to empower and cherish your daughter.
Don’t fall into the trap of packing your children’s summer schedules chock-full— here are three reasons why boredom can be a good thing for development.
Even though your child is an adult, you are entering into one of the toughest parenting stages. Here’s how to nurture your young adult for success.
Raising daughters as little princesses sets them up for codependency. These are the two characteristics your daughter needs to become a strong woman.
Today is about more than flowers and a “thank you”; it’s about recognizing your value. Read these three affirmations for a little encouragement.
When depression looks like normal teenage behavior, it can be easy to ignore. But depression poses a real risk to your child’s life; now let’s step up.
Seeing moms on social media can be a recipe for unhealthy comparisons. Here’s the truth: there’s only one thing you need to know to master motherhood.
Setting boundaries with grandparents cab ease tensions and strengthen your family. Try these three tips to establish clearer communications and structure.
The secret to motherhood lies in embracing the tools we were given as women: wisdom and intuition. Model these two qualities for stronger sons.
Every parent wants their children to trust them with their secret struggles. But what’s most important is ensuring their safety, at all costs.
Screens may be a mainstay of our world, but that doesn’t mean you can’t control how they affect your children. You have more control over this than you think.
If you don’t educate your teen about sexual health, someone else will. Parents have more influence on their child’s choices than they think; here’s why.
Learning about money early on can help kids become smarter with their finances as adults. Here’s how to set your child up for success.
Divorce is never easy, but you can make the transition easier for your kids. Here are five tips as you start your co-parenting journey.
Every parent needs to assess their strategies now and then. This is the trick to paring down your parenting toolkit for real results.
The secret to goals for the new year lies in making the right ones. Here are three resolutions that will answer your child’s needs and strengthen your family.
Three steps to keeping your child safe from social media advertising— without your help, your child’s world can be a very scary place.
Our relationships with our bodies and self-worth can have a huge effect on our children. Here’s how to live healthier AND stay a positive role model.
Co-parenting is tough, especially when your ex is a negative influence. Establish respect and boundaries for the sake of your children.
Don’t stress over your kid’s gifts this year, what they really want is something money can’t buy — and you’ve already got it.
Critical Questions Every Parent Must Answer When Evil Hits. Tips and tricks from a pediatrician.
Raising a healthy and happy teenager can sound like a tall order. Here’s how to help your teen through tough times and reconnect in the process!
Setting boundaries with family members regarding what they can and cannot do with your children are important. Here’s how to approach this delicate issue.
Dr. Meg provides a hero Dad 4 simple ways to express love to his daughter and nurture her self-esteem — this is the heart of great fatherhood.
Dads who don’t understand their impact are more likely to parent haphazardly and without focus, resulting in kids who feel insecure and unsure of their worth.
It’s hard to keep the big picture in mind when we are dealing with daily struggles with our children. Here are 4 places to start.
Here are the 3 most common questions I’ve heard from my young adult patients. The answer to these questions will save you both from heartbreak.
Dr. Meg and child psychologist Dr. Sax share how parents can champion girls to be strong and confident women amidst increasingly toxic societal pressures.
The back-to-school transition can be especially difficult for a child diagnosed with ADHD. Here are tips that apply year-round but especially in this season.
As summer approaches many parents are faced with the issue of shopping for age-appropriate swimwear. Dr. Meg offers advice when navigating this situation.
Staying connected to your child during their tumultuous teen years is the most important thing for his well-being. Dr. Cloud weighs in with his expert advice.
Getting your baby to stay asleep is simpler than your google search may suggest. Parents need the undisputed clinical truth — infant sleep expert explains.
How can you ensure that you are raising a strong daughter? Be attentive and intentional as a parent and be sure you are following these four principles:
The conversation around vaccines is controversial to say the least. Here, a pediatrician and parenting expert explains the reasons for vaccination.
Thousands of parents struggle to navigate the choppy waters of talking about sex. Read these five posts so both you and your family are ready for “The Talk”.
The practice of opening bathrooms to transgender children poses not only a bodily risk, but a psychological one as well. Here, a doctor’s perspective.
Setting up this routine first will make sleep training your baby so much easier.
Young boys are naturally curious about their bodies, but when does harmless play turn into something dangerous? Read an expert’s advice for a worried mother.
Abstinence education often gets a bad rap, but it empowers teens with knowledge and a sense of control. Here, a doctor’s approach to sex ed.
What does a parent do when their child repeats adult language and asks what it means? Master this uncomfortable situation with Dr. Meg’s help.
Fifty Shades of Grey promotes unhealthy views of sexuality. Here are 6 myths the film promotes about sex, and how you can protect your child from them.
In today’s world, our kids are learning about sex far earlier than we did. Use this trick to determine whether your child is ready to have “The Talk”.
If you don’t teach your child about sex and intimacy, someone else will. Dr. Meg Meeker shares an excerpt from her parenting toolkit on having “The Talk”.
How should parents approach race with their children? NFL player and author Benjamin Watson weighs in on teaching diversity with expert Dr. Meg Meeker.
Single parents can still raise strong, successful children. Try these 4 expert-approved techniques for raising strong sons who have structure and support.
Often, we focus so much on parenting our kids we forget about supporting our partner. For National Spouses Day, here’s how to strengthen your parenting team.
Our two most recent generations of parents have a lot of differences between them. Read a boomer parent expert’s analysis on what went wrong, and why.
Only you have the right to determine what’s best for your child, including their extracurricular activities. All parents feel pressure; don’t crumble to it.
Teenage girls are growing up in a tough world. Make sure you’re building up her self-esteem by encouraging positive character, not just good performance.
I recommend that EVERY parent build a strong relationship with a pediatrician, but finding one can be tough. Here are 5 questions to ask.
You wouldn’t buy a house or choose a partner without putting some thought and research into it, and parenting is no different. Learn to parent proactively here.
When our kids tell us we’re lousy parents, we’re so quick to believe them. But there’s a more important gauge of our parenting: ourselves. Here’s why.
Dads are the heroes of their child’s life but are often misrepresented in our culture. Here, lessons learned from the passing of beloved TV dad Alan Thicke.
Parenting is hard (especially without a handbook), but it’s not impossible. Pediatrician and parenting expert Dr. Meg Meeker shares tips on finding guidance.
Being tough on your grown children is more important now than ever. Here, parenting expert, Dr. Meg Meeker gives a stressed mother some guidance.
There are more than 140 million orphaned children in the world. Dr. Meg Meeker speaks to Judd Medefind of CAFO about how every parent can help in small ways.
The 2016 election taught us about our current political state, but it can also teach our children a valuable lesson: how to deal with disagreement and debate.
Having levelheaded, respectful political debates with our kids may seem impossible, but they can be a valuable lesson in fairness and composure.
Often, the holidays feel less like peaceful quality time with your family, and more like a competition to present the best image of your Christmas to others.
When it comes to finances, your actions speak louder to your children than words. What are your money decisions saying to your children?
Today’s children are experiencing cyberbullying because social media strips conversations of empathy. Dr. Josh Straub gives tips on reversing this process.
Social media might be overwhelming for some parents, but you still have the power to navigate and control your child’s use of technology.
Depression in teens is very common, but it can’t be ignored. Dr. Meg Meeker offers actionable tips to a distressed mother whose daughter is struggling.
Allowing your child to bring a cell phone to school does their performance and success a disservice. Dr. Meg Meeker explains why schools should be screen-free.
The greatest gift a father can give his daughter is encouraging her strengths. Show your child that it’s not about what she does, but who she is.
Research shows the presence of mothers and fathers affects children differently. Here’s how non-nuclear families can ensure their child’s healthy development.
Talking with your child about bombings and shootings can be scary. Use these tips to educate your child while preserving their peace of mind.
If you’re contemplating divorce, read this first. The repercussions of ending a marriage are greater than you think; Dr. Meg Meeker explains.
Ask Dr. Meg: My 22-year-old wants a tattoo! Here are practical suggestions for advising your adult child.
Help. I’m afraid my husband is harming my children with his cruel words.
Instead of shielding a child from the world, we have to proactively and firmly teach him how to navigate the risks of the world.