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The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers

by Meg Meeker

Mothers are expected to do it all: raise superstar kids, look great, make good salaries, keep an immaculate house, be the perfect wife. In this rallying cry for change, Meg Meeker, M.D., uses her twenty-five years' experience as a practicing pediatrician and counselor to show why mothers suffer from the rising pressure to excel and the toll it takes on their emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual health. Complete with an all-new tool kit of wellness tips and exercises, Dr. Meeker's book reveals the 10 most positive and impactful habits of healthy, happy mothers, including * making friends with those who know the meaning of friendship* finding out what money can buy (and what it cannot)* lightening the overload--and doing less more often* discovering faith and learning how to trust it* taking some alone time and reviving yourself By implementing Dr. Meeker's key strategies, you can be happy, hopeful, and can teach your children to be the best they can be--and isn't that the most precious reward of motherhood?Now with wellness tips and exercises! that still the most precious reward of motherhood?From the Hardcover edition.

Boys Should Be Boys

by Meg Meeker

In Boys Should Be Boys, critically acclaimed author Dr. Meg Meeker helps parents restore the delights of boyhood and enable today's boys to become the mature, confident, and thoughtful men of tomorrow.Boys will always be boys-rambunctious, adventurous, and curious, climbing trees, building forts, playing tackle football, all part of the rite of passage into manhood. But today our sons face an increasingly hostile world, one that doesn't value the spirited nature of boys. Meeker explores the secrets to boyhood to create an uplifting guide to make raising sons a little easier.avior how and when the "big" questions in life should be discussed: why he is here, what his purpose is, and why he is importantParents are blessed with intuition and heart, but raising sons is a daunting responsibility. This uplifting guide makes the job a little easier.

Madres fuertes, hijos fuertes

by Meg Meeker

Spanish Description Aprende: La necesidad de ser más audaces y más seguras para asesorar y dirigir a los niños. La importancia de enseñar a los hijos acerca de los valores del trabajo duro y una vida interior bien desarrollada, y la necesidad de ser una madre fuerte, consciente, independiente y buen ejemplo para tus hijos. English Description Meg Meeker, M. D. , acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician, Meg Meeker, M. D. , a highly sought after national speaker, assistant professor of clinical medicine, and mother of four, shares the secrets that every mother needs to know in order to strengthen--or rebuild--her relationship with her son. Boys today face unique challenges and pressures, and the burden on mothers to guide their boys through them can feel overwhelming. This empowering book offers a road map to help mothers find the strength and confidence to raise extraordinary sons by providing encouragement, education, and practical advice about * the need for mothers to exercise courage and be bolder and more confident about advising and directing their boys * the crucial role mothers play in expressing love to sons in healthy ways so they learn to respect and appreciate women as they grow up * the importance of teaching sons about the values of hard work, community service, and a well-developed inner life * the natural traps mothers of boys often fall into--and how to avoid them * the need for a mother to heal her own wounds with the men in her life so she can raise her son without baggage and limitations * the best ways to survive the moments when the going gets tough and a mom's natural ways of communicating--talking, analyzing, exploring--only fuel the fire When a mother holds her baby boy for the first time, she also instinctively knows something else: If she does her job right and raises her son with self-esteem, support, and wisdom, he will become the man she knows he was meant to be.

Madres fuertes, hijos fuertes

by Meg Meeker

Conoce los secretos para hacer de tus hijos seres positivos, independientes y felices.Los niños de hoy se enfrentan a retos y presiones únicas, y la responsabilidad de las madres para guiar a sus hijos a través de las diversas complicaciones puede resultar abrumadora. Este libro es un apoyo maravilloso para ayudar a las madres a encontrar la fuerza y la confianza para impulsar en sus hijos un mayor potencial; te ofrece consejos prácticos sobre:- Ser más audaces y más seguras para asesorar y dirigir a los niños.- Desempeñar un papel crucial en la expresión de su amor a los hijos de manera saludable.- Enseñar a los hijos acerca de los valores del trabajo duro y una vida interior bien desarrollada.- Ser una madre fuerte, consciente, independiente y buen ejemplo para sus hijos.Con 25 años de experiencia como pediatra, consejera de adolescentes, profesora de la escuela de medicina y madre de cuatro hijos, Meg Meeker te invita a conocer los problemas que enfrentan muchos niños y te muestra cómo ayudar a tus hijos a navegar por un territorio difícil creando un ambiente sano.

Safe House

by Meg Meeker Joshua Straub

Parenting isn't rocket science, it's just brain surgery. And Dr. Joshua Straub has good news for you: You can do it! You don't need to do all the "right" things as a parent. Both science and the Bible show us that the most important thing we can provide for our kids is a place of emotional safety. In other words, the posture from which we parent matters infinitely more than the techniques of parenting. Emotional safety--more than any other factor--is scientifically linked to raising kids who live, love, and lead well. Learn how to use emotional safety as a foundation from which you parent--and make a cultural impact that could change the world! In Safe House, Dr. Straub draws from his extensive research and personal experience to help you: - Foster healthy identity and social development in children of any age - Win the war without getting overwhelmed in the daily battles - Discipline in a way that builds relationship - Understand how the culture is affecting your child and what you can do about it - Cultivate responsible, self-regulating behavior in your kids- Establish an unshakeable sense of faith, morality, and values in your home- Feel more confident and peaceful as a parent- Find a greater perspective on parenting than what you might see on a daily basis Also includes a Safe House Parenting Assessment.

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

by Meg Meeker

*New hardcover gift edition of the bestselling guide for fathers*Drawing on her thirty years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's development. In this invaluable guide, Meeker shows how a father can be both counsel and protector for his daughter as she grows into a spiritually and mentally strong young woman.From cradling his newborn to walking her down the aisle, a father must relish his paramount responsibility-guiding the course of his daughter's life. Meeker reveals how a man can become a "strong father" how a father's guidance influences every part of a woman's life, from her self-respect to her perspective on drugs, alcohol, and sex how to lay down ground rules that are respected without creating distance in your relationship with your daughter why you need to be your daughter's hero the mistakes most fathers make and their serious consequences how to help daughters make their own good decisions and avoid disastrous mistakes how a father's faith will influence his daughter's spiritual development how to get through to you daughter, even during her toughest don't-talk-to-me years true stories of daughters who were on the wrong path-and how their fathers helped to bring them backLearn how to grow, strengthen, or rebuild your relationship with your daughter to better both your life and hers in the bestselling Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know. fathers can provide-and if you are willing to follow Dr. Meeker's advice on how to guide your daughter, to stand between her and a toxic culture, your rewards will be unmatched

Strong Mothers, Strong Sons

by Meg Meeker

Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician, Meg Meeker, M.D., a highly sought after national speaker, assistant professor of clinical medicine, and mother of four, shares the secrets that every mother needs to know in order to strengthen--or rebuild--her relationship with her son. Boys today face unique challenges and pressures, and the burden on mothers to guide their boys through them can feel overwhelming. This empowering book offers a road map to help mothers find the strength and confidence to raise extraordinary sons by providing encouragement, education, and practical advice about * the need for mothers to exercise courage and be bolder and more confident about advising and directing their boys * the crucial role mothers play in expressing love to sons in healthy ways so they learn to respect and appreciate women as they grow up * the importance of teaching sons about the values of hard work, community service, and a well-developed inner life * the natural traps mothers of boys often fall into--and how to avoid them * the need for a mother to heal her own wounds with the men in her life so she can raise her son without baggage and limitations * the best ways to survive the moments when the going gets tough and a mom's natural ways of communicating--talking, analyzing, exploring--only fuel the fire When a mother holds her baby boy for the first time, she also instinctively knows something else: If she does her job right and raises her son with self-esteem, support, and wisdom, he will become the man she knows he was meant to be. PRAISE FOR MEG MEEKER, M.D. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters "Dr. Meeker's conclusions are timely, relevant, and often deeply moving. No one interested in what girls experience growing up in our culture today--and the impact that parents, especially fathers, have on the experience--can afford to miss reading this book."--Armand M. Nicholi, Jr., M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School "Reassuring and challenging . . . a helpful road map for concerned fathers [that] tackles difficult issues."--National Review Boys Should Be Boys "If you want to raise a boy you'll be proud of, read Boys Should Be Boys."--Dave Ramsey, author of The Total Money Makeover "Filled with inspirational vignettes, Boys Should Be Boys empowers parents to stay involved and protect their sons' innocence. It's a wonderfully written and eye-opening book--a must-read."--Neil Bernstein, Ph.D., author of There When He Needs You The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers "Offers practical ways to help you let go of 'mom guilt' in order to become a happier, healthier woman."--Parent & Child "Just about any mom, or dad, can find useful wisdom in this book."--Associated PressFrom the Hardcover edition.

Your Kids at Risk

by Meg Meeker

Your Kids at Risk

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