Historic Turnout by Young Voters Means Big Responsibility for Parents

By | 2018-11-08T13:42:41+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Age: 6-12, Articles, CULTURE, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Teenagers, Young Adults|

America has just witnessed a historic midterm election. Voter turnout, tension, anxiety, and excitement were all at an all-time high. Many states are reporting a higher voter turnout during this [...]

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While You’re Preparing to Send Your Child to College, Don’t Forget to Prepare Yourself

By | 2018-08-06T20:38:08+00:00 August 6th, 2018|CULTURE, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Teenagers, Young Adults|

There are a lot of conversations this time of year about getting kids ready for college. If you have a college-bound freshman, you are probably chatting with other parents about [...]

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Is Your Teen Depressed, or Just Moody? Here’s How to Know.

By | 2018-06-18T21:43:28+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, PARENTING, Teenagers, Young Adults|

May was Mental Health Month. As a pediatrician, I am so glad we have a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. After all, mental health [...]

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Three Things to Tell Your Teen About Sex, Before It’s Too Late

By | 2018-04-07T12:55:31+00:00 April 7th, 2018|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, STDs/Sex, Teenagers|

It is probably the last conversation you want to have with your teen, but it is also the most important. Sex. If you don’t talk to your teen about it, [...]

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

By | 2018-04-02T15:10:40+00:00 March 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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Ask Dr. Meg: How Do I Trust My 15-Year-Old?

By | 2018-01-24T15:12:17+00:00 March 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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