Preschoolers

Start childhood off right.

Discipline: Creating Calm & Continued Correction

Guide your child toward healthy habits and boundaries with these tried-and-true strategies.
The REAL reason kids throw tantrums, and what you need to know before the next one hits

Tantrums aren't about you; they're about something bigger.

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Childhood defiance is a challenge, and a blessing

Strong will is a gift, when focused in the right direction. Here's how to discipline for defiance without putting out your child's light.

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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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How social media helps and hurts our kids, Part 1

Dr. Meg and Tim Winter discuss the unexpected ways a culture dependent on screens is affecting our kids' development.

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How social media helps and hurts our kids, Part 2

Dr. Meg and Tim Winter offer advice for limiting the negative effects of screen time, like anxiety and depression.

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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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Why parents shouldn't fear discipline

When instilling order, parents often feel like a pushover or a drill sergeant. Discipline is actually a kindness to your kids; here's why.

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Are you spanking your kids? Read this first.

Most parents spank because they haven't yet found their child's Achilles heel. Here's what you need to know to find what works for you.

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Ask Dr. Meg: Is my kid spoiled?

When is your child just being a kid, and when are they acting out? Here's how to tell the difference to make sure you're on the right track.

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Positive Parenting

Encourage curiosity, teach values and instill good character during this small but mighty stage.
One daily practice can grow your child's vocabulary

Literacy and vocabulary are crucial to a child's healthy development. Sarah MacKenzie offers a simple, time-saving solution.

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When is the right time to introduce your child to God?

All of us want our child to foster a loving relationship with God, but timing is crucial.

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How much screen time is too much? Help!

In today's world, you can't just avoid screens. But you CAN use them to your child's benefit, and limit them for their protection.

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You can't take away your child's pain, but you can help heal it

Knowing how to process pain and move past it is a vital skill. Here's how to model it for your child.

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Being productive AND present? It's possible!

Parenthood is hectic, but it can still be intentional. Here's how to navigate a busy schedule and enjoy life in the process.

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Every family is special, and every family can flourish

When raising a child with special needs, finding support and help from similar families can make all the difference.

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Teaching and developing gratitude

Use these tips to teach your children an appreciation for their blessings!

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Kindness starts at home. What values are your child learning from you? (Part 1)

Practical advice for your journey in raising considerate kids.

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Kindness starts at home. What values are your child learning from you? (Part 2)

Practical advice for your journey in raising considerate kids.

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An adventurous spirit is a gift — does your child have this tool for success?

Dr. Meg speaks to Bob and Maria Goff about raising kids who can take the whole world on.

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Common Roadblocks

Your (valid) kiddie questions, answered.
Are you triggering your child's anger?

Children, especially young boys, know how to push a parent's buttons. Is your child just being naughty, or is there a larger issue at play?

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Science-backed strategies for navigating gender identity with your child, Part 1

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

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Science-backed strategies for navigating gender identity with your child, Part 2

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

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Our kids know exactly how to push our buttons. Here's how to push back

Dealing with manipulative kids is all about staying firm; use these tips to keep the upper hand.

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Ask Dr. Meg: How do I get my child to stop crying?

There are age-appropriate tantrums, and then there's intentional acting out. Here's the difference so you can respond accordingly.

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Think your child might just love diapers and hate the toilet? Think again

Potty training is a tough transitional period for kids AND parents, but the problem may lie under the surface.

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How to find the right pediatrician for your child

There's more to a great doctor than a medical degree (trust me, I know!). Your child's health depends on the answers to these questions.

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When disobedience is a cry for help. Dr. Meg offers guidance

Sometimes, misbehavior can signal a larger problem under the surface. Dr. Meg offers guidance to a struggling mother at her wit's end.

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8 ways to help your picky eater stay healthy

It’s normal for kids to be apprehensive about trying new foods, within reason. Here are some ways you can broaden their palates.

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