The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers

Are you in a race to see who can be a better mom? Pediatrician and mother of four, Dr. Meg Meeker, feels that many mothers today have lost their joy due to the pressure they feel to keep up with other moms. Meg encourages moms to enjoy their little ones while they have them underfoot. She 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.

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 →

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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.