Handling and Channeling Your Daughter’s Big Emotions

By |2019-03-08T18:40:19-05:00March 8th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters|

Happy International Women’s Day to all of the wonderful, strong and intelligent women out there! This world would not be the same without you, and I’m glad to have an [...]

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The Secret to a Strong Father-Daughter Connection, and Why It Matters

By |2019-02-22T17:40:34-05:00February 22nd, 2019|CULTURE, FATHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters|

I never imagined that my work as a pediatrician would lead me to consult with NFL players in the NFL Fatherhood Initiative about how to be better fathers. What did [...]

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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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Senator John McCain: A Hero to His Country and, More Importantly, His Family

By |2018-08-29T18:03:00-05:00August 29th, 2018|Articles, CULTURE, FATHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Sons|

This past Saturday, our nation lost senator, presidential candidate and decorated war hero John McCain. Senator McCain, like any other political figure, had supporters and critics throughout the years on [...]

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Princess or Pioneer? How to Raise a Daughter Like Meghan Markle

By |2018-05-15T15:50:32-05:00May 15th, 2018|CULTURE, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters|

This Saturday, famous British bachelor Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will marry in a televised ceremony at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle in England. [...]

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Could Your Parenting Use a Spring-Cleaning? Here’s How To Know.

By |2018-04-02T15:10:40-05:00March 27th, 2018|Emotional Health, Family Makeover, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Raising Sons, Raising Sons, Self Help, Single Parents, Teenagers, Young Adults|

Spring is almost here and with it, the desire to spring-clean. Something about this time of year makes us want to dust, clean, and organize. Maybe you want to finally [...]

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How Praising Your Kids Could Be Hurting Them

By |2018-03-20T12:02:43-05:00January 9th, 2018|Articles, FATHERS, Featured, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Raising Sons, Raising Sons, Resources, Single Parents, Single Parents|

As parents, we are all guilty of saying things in haste to our kids that we didn't really mean. But even our well-intentioned words of praise (when focused on the [...]

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Ask Dr. Meg: How Do I Trust My 15-Year-Old?

By |2018-01-24T15:12:17-05:00March 25th, 2017|Ask Dr. Meg, Coaching, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Listening, Miscellaneous, Mood Issues, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Teachings, Teenagers, Young Adults|

From an intellectual and cognitive standpoint, kids often don't yet have the ability to understand the concept of trust the way a parent does.

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