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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Why A Screen-Free Summer Is More Possible for Your Family than You Think It Is.

By |2019-07-10T12:57:07-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Screen Time|

Summer is the perfect time for families to unplug, get off their screens and spend time with one another. But when you hear the phrase “screen-free summer,” realistically, what comes [...]

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Dads, You Need to Hear What Bréne Brown Has to Say About Fatherhood

By |2019-07-01T18:24:31-05:00June 27th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, PARENTING|

During her recent Netflix special “The Call to Courage,” best-selling author and vulnerability expert Bréne Brown touched on an important misconception many fathers have about what it means to be [...]

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Are we overmedicating our kids for ADHD, anxiety, and depression? This expert says YES.

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 23rd, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, podcast|

ADHD, anxiety, depression—these are serious mental disorders that affect people everywhere, especially children. How to diagnose, treat and prevent these disorders in our kids is a heated topic with opinions [...]

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5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was a Young Mom

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 21st, 2019|Age: 0-2, Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

This month we’ve dedicated time to talk about mental health for Mental Health Awareness Month, specifically mental health for moms. One of the healthiest things for moms and their mental [...]

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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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