Dr. Meeker's Blog


  • More than good milk

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    Controversy and intense emotions surround breast feeding. Mothers who breast feed successfully enjoy satisfaction that they are promoting good nutrition and bonding with their babies. Other mothers, however, struggle with breast feeding and feel guilty if they offer a bottle. This should not be. Breast milk is best for babies but we need to keep nutrition and feeding practices in a healthy perspective and recognize that babies are born into a world which is larger than just their mothers.

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  • Teach Her Humility

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    I know it sounds like an oxymoron to say that humility will make your daughter feel more significant, but here’s why it’s true. To fulfill her potential, your daughter needs to understand who she is, where she comes from, and where she’s going. And her understanding needs to be accurate.

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  • Dads- Be a Leader

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    Dads, when your daughter is born, she recognizes your voice as deeper than her mother’s. As a toddler, she looks up at your enormous frame and realizes that you are big, smart, and tough. In her grade school years, she instinctively turns to you for direction.-

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  • Kids, Sex and Madness from Planned Parenthood

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    When it comes to teaching kids about sex and sexuality, our culture is one messed up place. We have crushed any respect for modesty (a self preservation reaction) and we have normalized the bizarre.

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  • It’s Never Too Late

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    An old saying often attributed to Joseph P. Kennedy (father of John F. Kennedy) is a truism for all moms out there, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going." As mothers, it will get tough raising an adolescent boy into a man. However, our fortitude and determination through the tough times is worth it.

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  • Don't Be Afraid to Let Him Go (a little)

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

    Whether we are single, married, have eight children or one, the truth is that watching our children grow up and “away” from us is tough. But we must learn to gently let go of our sons in healthy ways as they mature. If we keep our eyes open to the process, we can handle it much more carefully and stand a better chance of having it go smoothly. To do this, remember a few things.

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  • A Mom’s Touch On A Boy’s Heart

    By Dr. Meg Meeker

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  • 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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