Dr. Deborah Gilboa

Doctor G. (Deborah Gilboa, MD) empowers parents to raise respectful, responsible and resilient kids. Around the country and around the world, she works with parents to increase their knowledge and to utilize the parenting instincts they already have. Her acclaimed book "Get the Behavior You Want... Without Being the Parent You Hate!" is available now. As a Board Certified Family Physician, mother of four, author of Teach Resilience: Raising Kids Who Can Launch! and a professional parenting speaker, she captivates parents through her humorous straight talk and takes the guilt out of parenting. Doctor G is a regular contributor to Huffington Post Parents, Your Teen Magazine and several of the largest parenting sites online. Doctor G is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the recipient of multiple awards and the proud mom of four amazing boys!

Doctor G. (Deborah Gilboa, MD) empowers parents to raise respectful, responsible and resilient kids. Around the country and around the world, she works with parents to increase their knowledge and to utilize the parenting instincts they already have. Her acclaimed book "Get the Behavior You Want... Without Being the Parent You Hate!" is available now. As a Board Certified Family Physician, mother of four, author of Teach Resilience: Raising Kids Who Can Launch! and a professional parenting speaker, she captivates parents through her humorous straight talk and takes the guilt out of parenting. Doctor G is a regular contributor to Huffington Post Parents, Your Teen Magazine and several of the largest parenting sites online. Doctor G is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the recipient of multiple awards and the proud mom of four amazing boys!

“How can I get my two year old to be nice to her sister who is 4 months old?”

“I just had a baby and ever since I came home from the hospital my 2 year old has been awful. She is being mean to the baby. What do I do? She will make comments like mommy doesn't love her anymore!”

Change is hard. Whether you are 2 or 20 ...

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“School will soon be out for summer – what behaviors do you hope to get in check before your kids are home all day, every day?”

“ Attitude issues...” “Attitude and the talking back.” “Whining” “No more temper tamptrums n listening” “Readjust her attitude”

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Talking to kids about sex?? Most parents of younger kids think they have YEARS before they have to worry about that! Many of us choose to wait until our kids are in the middle elementary school years (or later) to explain how babies are made or what our private parts are “for.”

On the EverydayFamily Facebook page, parents have ...

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Chores. Ugh. I mean, nobody gets excited about doing chores, right? The very word means “unpleasant task,” as in “This is a chore.”

Why on earth, then, would kids ever do these things if we didn’t force them with really awful consequences?

Aha! Because kids don’t know (until they’re around 7) that chores ...

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Picky eaters through the ages! Parents of kids of all ages speak up about the battle to get healthy food into kids.

“My 2 year old is extremely picky and sometimes won't eat anything I cook at mealtime, what can I do to encourage better eating habits and a more varied diet? Help!”

The toddler years are the most common ...

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