Latest from Meghan Leahy

What holiday gifts do we get for teachers and day-care workers?

Is cash appropriate? The answer is a resounding yes.

December 7, 2022

Five-year-old says “the whole world hates me”

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

November 30, 2022

Not ready to introduce a boyfriend to the kids, but stressed and tired

My kids want to be with me rather than their dad. At the same time, I don’t want to introduce my kids to my boyfriend. I feel caught.

November 30, 2022

A sensitive 8-year-old can’t sleep through the night

It's been six months of interrupted sleep for this child who is afraid of ghosts and other things. How do we fix it?

November 23, 2022

What to do when a partner loses his temper - frequently

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

November 16, 2022

Our toddler shouldn’t have to hug relatives. How do we hold boundaries?

Do you have suggestions for holiday gatherings, specifically around telling relatives that our toddler does not have to hug them or eat what he doesn’t want to?

November 16, 2022

My daughter with ADHD often needs to ‘info dump.’ How do we manage?

Our daughter has ADHD and needs to tell me everything, but sometimes I don't have the time. What's the best way to handle this?

November 9, 2022

Teen is depressed and won’t take meds. What do I do?

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

November 2, 2022

We’re upset about the custody arrangement. What are our options?

How much do children get to decide a custody arrangement? How much can we talk to them about their hurtful complaints and their mother's influence?

October 26, 2022

I don’t love parenting. Am I alone in this?

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

October 19, 2022