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Boy Scouts of America covered up decades of sexual abuse. What parents need to know to keep their children safe.

By |2019-08-12T13:07:38-05:00August 12th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Media, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Sons, Raising Sons|

In recent months, Boy Scouts of America has come under fire for covering up a decades-long history of sexual abuse within their organization. As of this week, at least 800 [...]

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week. Time to Debunk the Most Popular Breastfeeding Myths.

By |2019-08-07T17:09:27-05:00August 7th, 2019|Articles, Breastfeeding, CULTURE, Emotional Health, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

Today is the final day of World Breastfeeding Week, a week dedicated to protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding. As a pediatrician, I believe it is important to draw awareness to [...]

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Should you talk to your child about mass shootings and bomb threats? Absolutely. Here’s why.

By |2019-08-05T12:35:25-05:00August 5th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, PARENTING|

'The number of mass shootings across the U.S. so far in 2019 has outpaced the number of days this year, according to a gun violence research group. This puts 2019 [...]

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Ask Dr. Meg: My daughter can’t break her compulsive habits. How can I help her?

By |2019-07-29T13:06:26-05:00July 29th, 2019|Ask Dr. Meg, CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Teenagers, Young Adults|

Dr. Meeker, I'm a longtime fan since I read "Strong Fathers" years ago.  I keep it on my nightstand and give a copy to every new dad I know. I [...]

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Ask Dr. Meg: My son likes to wear dresses. Does this mean he might be transgender?

By |2019-05-16T18:00:00-05:00May 16th, 2019|Articles, Ask Dr. Meg, CULTURE, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Sons, transgenderism|

Hi Dr. Meg, I just finished listening to your episodes on gender identity and was hoping you might be able to clarify something for me. I have a strong-willed, four-year-old [...]

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Prince Harry’s Praise of Meghan Markle is a Message for All Moms this Mother’s Day

By |2019-05-11T15:10:32-05:00May 11th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Media, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

Just in time for Mother’s Day here in the U.S., our favorite Duchess Meghan Markle gave birth to a baby boy, Archie, earlier this week. Before Meghan got in front [...]

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Moodiness or Depression in your Child. Can you Tell the Difference?

By |2019-05-02T13:58:59-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

Many parents come to me asking whether their child is depressed, moody or just going through a developmental stage. I am glad they ask because this means they are really [...]

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