Meg Meeker

Meg Meeker, M.D. is the country’s leading authority on parenting, teens and children’s health. As a pediatrician, mother, and best-selling author of six books, Dr. Meeker’s popularity as a speaker on key issues confronting American families has created a strong following across the nation and around the world. She has spoken nationally on parenting issues, including personal appearances on numerous nationally syndicated radio and television programs.

Dr. Meeker works with the NFL Fatherhood Initiative, and is a regular speaker at Dave Ramsey’s Smart Conferences. She also served as co-host of Dr. James Dobson’s nationally-syndicated daily radio program Family Talk from 2012-2016. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and serves on the Advisory Board of The Medical Institute. Dr. Meeker lives and works in northern Michigan where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four grown children and three grandchildren.

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Whether a mom works outside the home by choice, necessity, or a combination of both, it is difficult to find a good balance between work and home. Nancy Wolgemuth, Dr. Meg Meeker and Tracy Lane offer insight and tips. View Show Notes →
Can you raise "perfect kids" by being a "perfect parent"? Hear Meg Meeker, Karis Kimmel Murray, Elisa Morgan, and Reb Bradley share their parenting stories. View Show Notes →
What kind of dad are you? Learn principles for being a strong, effective father from Voddie Baucham, Robert Lewis, David Jeremiah, and Dr. Meg Meeker. View Show Notes →
Sometimes it feels like "Just a Mom" is the lowest rung of the social ladder. But Jill Savage, Ashley Escue, Meg Meeker, and Karen Ehman tell moms that their role in their children's lives is irreplaceable. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker instructs mothers to find a way to live simply and to remember that a mother's goal isn't to make her kids happy or get them in the right schools, but to teach them to be good, solid people. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker asserts that kids mostly just want their mother's time and attention, so moms should relax and leave the competition to others. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker encourages mothers to "jump off the train" of perfectionism and to simplify their lives by setting up boundaries and trusting their instincts. View Show Notes →
Well-known pediatrician and mother of six Meg Meeker talks to fathers about the necessity of providing appropriate boundaries for their daughters. View Show Notes →
Pediatrician Meg Meeker talks about the powerful influence of a father and recalls how her own father's belief in her at a low point in her life inspired her to believe in herself. View Show Notes →
Pediatrician Meg Meeker talks about the alarming spread of STDs in America, and urges parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of premarital sex. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker, exposes shocking facts and statistics about sexually transmitted diseases. Meeker exhorts parents not to gloss over the dangers of teenage sex, but to encourage abstinence instead. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker tells parents why it's important to teach their sons about the power of virtues like self-control. View Show Notes →
Dr. Meg Meeker tells how boys are being reprimanded for acting like boys. View Show Notes →
Tired of your kids scrunching their noses at the family dinner table? View Show Notes →