Parents, Get Control of Video Games Before They Control Your Child

By |2019-09-16T15:34:26-05:00September 9th, 2019|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Screen Time|

Today is National Video Games Day, a day to celebrate the relatively recent phenomenon of gaming. For parents, especially parents of teens, I know there is a lot of fear [...]

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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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Our Teens Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis and Social Media Is the Culprit

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 31st, 2019|CULTURE, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Screen Time|

This month, in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve been focusing on mental health in parents and children. We can’t have a conversation about mental health without addressing [...]

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How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Daughter

By |2019-02-08T16:18:17-05:00February 8th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Screen Time, Teenagers, Young Adults|

I recently talked about how to raise an emotionally healthy son. While it is difficult today, it is not impossible. The same is true for girls. You can raise an [...]

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Ask Dr. Meg: Is Limiting our Teens Screen Time Too Strict?

By |2018-12-27T14:20:59-05:00December 27th, 2018|Ask Dr. Meg, CULTURE, FATHERS, Media, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Screen Time, Teenagers, Young Adults|

Hi Dr. Meeker, I need your help! Our 16-year-old daughter is a beautiful young lady. We love her. However, we feel the time she is spending on social media is ridiculous. [...]

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Facebook and Social Media: What Parents Need to Know to Keep Their Child Safe Online

By |2018-07-16T14:44:32-05:00April 13th, 2018|CULTURE, PARENTING, Screen Time|

I am sure you saw Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, in the news a while back. A few months ago, he testified before Congress about the company’s breach [...]

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