"Great children are raised, not born. Great parents are taught, not born. Are you ready for greatness?"

Today's Guest(s)

Dr. Linda Mintle is a licensed marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, and national expert on relationships and the psychology of food, weight, and body image. With 30 years of clinical experience, she brings her common sense approach to people who want to live in positive mental health. She is also a best-selling author of 19 books and national news consultant.

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

Show Notes

This week’s episode features Dr. Linda Mintle, host of the Dr. Linda Mintle Radio Show, author of the book We Need To Talk, speaker, professor, and licensed therapist. Along with this great conversation with Dr. Mintle, Dr. Meg will give you three points to ponder that you don’t want to miss and she answers a question from a mom considering homeschooling. Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in an upcoming episode!

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1:53 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic “Helping Your Spouse Be A Better Parent”. She teases her conversation with Dr. Linda Mintle, her three points to ponder, and a social question from a mom considering homeschooling.

3:36 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to ponder as you learn more about helping your spouse be a better parent!

8:00 – PARENTING RESOURCES

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9:17 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LINDA MINTLE (PART 1)

Dr. Meg welcomes Dr. Linda Mintle and has a great conversation about helping your spouse be a better parent. They discuss how having a great relationship with your spouse is the key to parenting well and raising GREAT KIDS!

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19:47 – A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LINDA MINTLE (PART 2)

Dr. Meg welcomes Dr. Linda Mintle and has a great conversation about helping your spouse be a better parent. They discuss how having a great relationship with your spouse is the key to parenting well and raising GREAT KIDS!

43:55 – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet your question to her @MegMeekerMD. In this segment, Dr. Meg answers a question from Sarah about considering homeschooling her children.

47:30 – PARENT PEP RALLY

48:07 – FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode 27, Courageous Parenting!

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