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Pediatrician, Mother, and Best-Selling Author

Dr. Meg is the country’s leading authority on parenting, teens, and children’s health.
Meg has been featured across a wide spectrum of platforms

"America's Mother."

-Dave Ramsey

Hello! Welcome.

I’m Meg Meeker. Like you, I’ve known the frustration of arguing with kids, struggling to discipline, and worrying about whether or not they’ll turn out to be great adults. So whatever you’re feeling today, I’ve been there.

Early in my career, a mentor told me this: If you really want to help your patients, help their parents. Because once their parents feel good about parenting, you don’t have to worry about the kids.

I have spent almost thirty years writing, teaching, speaking and working as a practicing pediatrician. My life’s work has been about equipping parents and children with the tools necessary for health and happiness. After writing six books and speaking to thousands of families of all shapes and sizes, my goal has never changed — to help strong parents build strong children for a brighter future.

There is a lot of parenting advice out there, and I can say that a whole lot of it isn’t based on medical, psychological or time-tested truth. My advice is, and that matters.

Where you've seen and heard Dr. Meg

I have spoken nationally about parenting issues on numerous nationally syndicated radio and TV programs, which has created a strong national and international following.

Dr. Meg on Fatherhood

Championing the relationship between father and child has always been close to my heart. Watch my TED talk here.

My philosophy on parenting is simple: You can win the heart of your child, and it is easier than you think.

I love my job. As a pediatrician, I get to examine little babies on my lap, talk with mothers who are afraid their teenage son is going to run away, and encourage dads to hug their daughters.

The most important thing I’ve learned about my work is this: the best thing I can do to help your kids, is to help you. And I know I can do that.

Read with Dr. Meg

My work with countless families over the years has served as the inspiration behind my books. Meg is the best-selling author of Hero; Strong Mothers, Strong Sons; Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters; Boys Should Be Boys; and The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers.

Podcast: Parenting Great Kids

Parents are trying to navigate children through a world they themselves don’t often understand. That is why I created the Parenting Great Kids podcast, to help moms and dads just like you simplify what can often feel daunting.

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