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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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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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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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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Ask Dr. Meg: My teenage daughter is ruining her life, how can I help her?

By |2019-07-01T18:00:10-05:00June 20th, 2019|Adult Children, Adult Children, Ask Dr. Meg, CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Young Adults|

Hi Meg, I have just discovered your podcast and am enjoying listening. I have a teenage daughter who has been struggling for the last 4 or so years.  She is [...]

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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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