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Dr. Greg Wells Podcast #49: Dr. Deb Gilboa on parenting, failure, work-life balance and raising healthy, happy kids

Published on October, 18th 2016
By Greg Wells

Hi everyone! Welcome to another episode of the show. This week I interviewed Dr. Deb Gilboa. She and I met at a conference and I was immediately drawn to her message and her brilliant way of sharing her ideas. Even though we talk a lot about parenting and raising kids, the issues and topics that we discuss have broad implications for all of us in our lives regardless of whether or not we have children.

Here’s a little more about Dr. Deb:

Respected parenting and youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, is the founder of AskDoctorG.com. Popularly known as Dr. G, her passion for raising kids with character makes her a favorite family physician, media personality, author,speaker and social influencer. A mom of four boys, she inspires audiences with relatable stories and easy tools to develop crucial life skills in children ages 2-22.

Dr. G is a board certified attending family physician at Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Health Center, caring for diverse patients from 100+ countries, speaking 47 different languages. Her work with the deaf community has received national recognition and was the focus of her service as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow.

She has received multiple awards for clinical excellence in teaching, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award as a Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine.

A graduate of University of Pittsburgh’s SOM and Carnegie Mellon University, as well as alumnus of Chicago’s Second City Improv Theater, Dr. G’s diverse background and experiences add to her credibility and lively story-telling.

Dr. G is the author of multiple books including Get the Behavior You Want, Without Being the Parent You Hate! (Demos Publishing) and parenting activity books focusing on building her 3R’s of Parenting: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience.

Dr. and Dr. Gilboa have four boys together and are happy to call Pittsburgh, PA their home.

You can access all her social media at her website. I highly recommend subscribing to her YouTube channel which is awesome.

That’s it for this week! Have a great one and thanks again for listening.

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