This content discusses the impact of digital age pressures on families, focusing on Meg Meeker’s insights. It explores setting healthy boundaries for children’s device use and the challenges parents face in enforcing choices. It emphasizes accepting diverse identities and equipping children with love and grace to navigate relationships. The content stresses the importance of establishing boundaries to show care for children’s well-being.
Dr. Meg Meeker is a pediatrician who has practiced child and adolescent medicine for 31 years and is an author of six books including the best-selling book, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters; Strong Mothers, Strong Sons, The Ten Habits of Happy Mothers and more. She is a nationally acclaimed speaker on parenting issues and speaks at Dave Ramsey’s Smart Conference. She has appeared on numerous national television and radio shows including The Today Show, NPR, Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda, Dateline NBC, The Ingraham Angle, Fox and Friends and the Dave Ramsey Show. She has spoken at the United Nations on fathers and serves on the Advisory Board of the Medical Institute. Meg’s podcast Parenting Great Kids has reached over 4 million listeners across the globe. She has created many online courses to help parents. She is a mother of four grown children and grandmother to five children. She has been married to her husband Walt, with whom she shares a medical practice, for 38 years.
Ron L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series of books including the bestselling Building Love Together in Blended Families: The 5 Love Languages® and Becoming Stepfamily Smart (with Dr. Gary Chapman), The Smart Stepfamily: 7 Steps to a Healthy Family, and Preparing to Blend. Ron is a licensed marriage and family therapist, popular conference speaker, and host of the FamilyLife Blended podcast. He and his wife, Nan, have three sons and live in Little Rock, Arkansas. Learn more at FamilyLife.com/blended.