Grade-Schoolers

Find advice on it all, from screens to sex and everything in between.

Teaching Self-Control & Enforcing Boundaries

This is the time to teach your child lessons that will serve them for life.
Don't be afraid of discipline— when done right, it's life-changing for kids

Learn the ultimate goal of discipline to unlock a healthier relationship with your child before it's too late.

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The truth about spanking — and how to really get through to your child

Dr. Meg teaches parents how to exhibit healthy control in discipline situations without hurting your child.

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Defy defiance — don't let this tricky stage destroy your child's future

Learn how to help your defiant child through this stage and bring out their best self.

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Creating and enforcing boundaries with the ones you love

Psychologist and author Dr. Henry Cloud gives expert advice on keeping your kids safe and accountable.

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This time, Dr. Meg takes the hot seat!

Guest host Roger Marsh interviews Dr. Meg on her new course designed to help every parent master consistent discipline.

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How to get your children to do their chores

Chores are a parenting milestone. Use these tips to encourage your children to do their chores and learn valuable skills in the process.

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Ask Dr. Meg: Am I raising a spoiled brat?

Dr. Meg discusses the difference between age-appropriate behavior and when parental doting crosses into dangerous territory.

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5 things parents can do to foster strong sibling friendships

When we hear the word "sibling", words like "rivalry" and "jealousy" typically surface. Siblings are blessings— here's why.

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Letting your child take a cell phone to school is a big mistake — here's why

Parents give kids cell phones for their safety, but the risks actually outweigh the benefits.

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How to discuss modesty with your child

Teaching children modesty is critical to healthy self-esteem; here's how to discuss it during swimsuit season.

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Ask Dr. Meg: How do I handle sibling rivalry?

Sibling fighting can bring chaos to the home. Dr. Meg helps a fed-up mom teach her daughters to get along.

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What your child's temper tantrum is telling you about your parenting

Everything you need to know about the 3 parenting styles, so you can better discipline and improve your child’s behavior.

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Protecting Our Kids from a Scary World

Your kids need your protection, now more than ever.
The truth about exposing your child to the world

Dr. Meg discusses the implications of exposing your children to mature situations and the misconception of raising tough kids.

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Dr. Leonard Sax on fighting for our daughters

Our world is growing increasingly toxic and hostile to our girls. Here's how parents can champion girls to be strong and confident women.

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How to help your child process traumatic events

Mass shootings and bombings are a reality in our country. It's critical to help your child process the tough world around them.

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The one thing every parent can do to prevent sexual assault

Parents, you have more influence over your child than anyone else; exercise this power to protect your child from danger.

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Fighting social media pressures for your child

There is a way to keep your kids on track. Here's how to handle peer pressure and win the battle for your child's character.

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Your child needs answers in the face of terrorism and violence

Our job as good parents is to help our children live with hope in spite of hardship.

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How to parent the ‘text generation’

Parents need to have an active and intentional approach to talking to kids about messages in media. Dr. Meg and a guest discuss.

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Cell phones and school — 7 reasons to keep the cell at home

Cell phones going to school with your child or teenager bring nothing but trouble, so take a tough stand.

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Expert advice on raising strong girls in a predatory society

Dr. Meg talks with Dr. Leonard Sax on the struggle of raising girls in a society determined to knock you off course.

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Are you protecting or preparing your children for adulthood?

Avoid making these parenting mistakes; you could be standing in your child's way to success.

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Ask Dr. Meg: Is my child too young to learn about sex?

This lesson is so important to get right; here's when and how to appropriately discuss sex with your child.

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Common Roadblocks— Grade-Schoolers

The most common parenting roadblocks for grade school-aged kids.
Ask Dr. Meg: Does my child have OCD or a sensory disorder?

Dr. Meg responds to a fearful mother's questions and shares her clinical evaluation of OCD.

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Three tips to make the back-to-school transition easier than ever

No matter your child's age, the journey back to school can be made easier for the entire family.

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Setting schooltime routines for children with ADHD

Here are a few back-to-school tips for children with ADHD. They work year-round, too!

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Want your kids to be moral, independent, and kind-hearted souls? Here's how.

Here's the simple truth to raising kind-hearted children. Spoiler alert! It starts with you.

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5 steps for parents to help prevent bullying

We need to work year-round to prevent bullying. You have more influence in this area of your child’s life than you might think.

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How to transition into school routines with ease

Pediatrician- and mother-approved tips to make life a little easier during the school year.

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Expert tips on raising a child with ADHD

You may be aggravating your child's ADHD unknowingly. Here are 5 insights to apply to your parenting approach for a healthier kid.

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Helping your children be stewards of the earth

Developing gratitude and service starts at home. Here's how to teach your children an appreciation for their blessings!

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Studies and strategies for navigating gender identity, Part 1

Gender identity is controversial and complicated; here's what you need to know.

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Studies and strategies for navigating gender identity, Part 2

Gender identity is controversial and complicated; here's what you need to know.

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When parents feel peer pressure

Only YOU have the right to determine what's best for your child. Dr. Meg provides guidance to an overwhelmed dad.

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