Dr. Meeker's Blog

  • Prestigious Award Given for New Autism Treatment

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

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  • Parents - Are You a Yeller?

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    As parents, we must be relentlessly intentional in our pursuit to teach our kids how to communicate. This begins with our hearts and quickly transitions to our tongues. What are we teaching our kids when we yell at them?

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  • Four Lessons and a Butterfly

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    Yesterday my sweet sister-in-law beamed into heaven. I was compelled to write because, as I told her many times over the past ten years, she was my hero. Here’s why. She rarely complained. Really. She suffered through a divorce, breast …

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  • Jesus is Necessary

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    The strongest desire of the Christian parent's heart is to communicate the love you feel for Jesus to your kids. You want your daughter to know who He is, Why He came to Earth and Why He isn’t just...

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  • Jesus Has Always Been

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    The strongest desire of the Christian parent’s heart is to communicate the love you feel for Jesus to your kids. You want your daughter to know who He is, Why He came to Earth and Why He isn’t just …

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  • Jesus is Here

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    The strongest desire of the Christian parent's heart is to communicate the love you feel for Jesus to your kids. You want your daughter to know who He is, Why He came to Earth and Why He isn't just a nice teacher...

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  • Jesus is the Game-Changer

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    As kids grow older, they are exposed to many religious beliefs and it is important that they know what separates Christianity from all other religions. When John wrote that Jesus, Logos was with God, he was stating that Jesus was …

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  • Jesus is God

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    The strongest desire of the Christian parent’s heart is to communicate the love you feel for Jesus to your kids. You want your daughter to know who He is, Why He came to Earth and Why He isn’t just …

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  • Kids and Their Private Worlds: Keep Access to a Minimum

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    We live in a day where our kids have access to everything within one small device. Unfortunately, much of what they have access to is neither suitable or good for them.

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  • Warning: Oreos Under Attack

    By Meg Meeker

    Researchers have found that sugary foods have the same reaction in rats as drugs do. So, what's a person to do? Meg Meeker talks about the study and her own battle with sugar addiction.

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  • From one Dr. Mom to another Dr. Mom: How do I balance work and family? Here's how...

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    Many families have at least one parent who works full-time. Some families have both parents working full-time. Balancing home and work life can be difficult for any parent working 8am - 5pm. But, what if your demanding schedule is our of the ordinary? Read on as Dr. Meg provides some advise for balancing such a hectic life.

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  • Turn Those Christmas Blues to Gold

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    Too many people enter into the holiday season depressed and dreading the days to come. Why is that? How can someone fight those urges and come through the holidays not feeling blue? Meg Meeker brings a little insight into why people can be blue during the most wonderful time of the year.

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  • Bullies Run: Beth Maday Is On the Loose

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    Meg Meeker talks about a high school counselor who is making a difference tackling the problem of bullying in her high school.

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  • Your Daughter Needs A Hero

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    It is important that your daughter have someone to look up to. Someone who can be a role-model in her life. Dad, that someone should be you! You need to be her champion, her superman, her hero!

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  • Does France Protect Their Girls better than we do? It appears so...

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    Children are precious and as parents, we try to protect our children from the dangers of the world. But, who else tries to protect them? In France, the government is taking the protection of children a step further. Read how...

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  • Halloween: Where Did Nice Sponge Bob Square Pants Go?

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    Halloween! Such a controversial day of the year for Christians. Kids want to get candy like the rest of their friends. Parents don't want to have their kids participate in the unholiness of the day. What about the costumes that are out there these days?

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  • Why We Hate Jesus

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    People can talk about God, but not about Jesus. The name of Jesus causes people to shy away from conversations. But, the name God doesn't seem to offend many. Why is that?

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  • Are You a Yeller?

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    "Do your homework! Clean your room! What's wrong with you? Why did you do that? Can't you do anything right?" Kids hear a lot of things from their parents, and being yelled at seems to be a norm these days. How should parents speak to their kids?

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  • A Mother's Son, Part 2

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    A mother loves all of her children, but she holds a special place in her heart for her son. It is an instinct to protect him which she develops as soon as he is born. She also has a fear knowing that one day he will leave. Learn more about this mother/son dynamic in part 2.

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  • A Mother's Son, Part 1

    By Meg Meeker, M.D.

    A mother loves all of her children, but she holds a special place in her heart for her son. It is an instinct to protect him which she develops as soon as he is born. She also has a fear knowing that one day he will leave. Learn more about this mother/son dynamic.

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