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Meg Meeker, a pediatrician and mom of four who visited TODAY to talk about her new book, “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers.”
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Modern moms have gone off the deep end and need to reclaim the joy in their lives, says Meg Meeker, a pediatrician and mom of four who visited TODAY to talk about her new book, “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers.”

Modern moms have gone off the deep end and need to reclaim the joy in their lives, says Meg Meeker, a pediatrician and mom of four who visited TODAY to talk about her new book, “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers.”

From stressing about breast-feeding to stressing about college applications — and everything in between — Meeker says “getting it right” has become an obsession for many moms. And that’s not healthy, or much fun.

Here’s the healthy approach:

  1. Understand your value as a mother.
  2. Maintain friendships with women.
  3. Make time for solitude.
  4. Stop competing with other moms.
  5. Find ways to live simply
Dr. Meg Meeker, MD

Practicing pediatrician, parent, grandparent, coach, speaker, and author. Say hello @MegMeekerMD

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