Empowering you to be the confident,
present,
productive
parent your children need.

Meet Doctor B

Dr. Phil Boucher is a husband, father of four young children, and board-certified pediatrician in Lincoln, Nebraska. He helps parents balance their priorities, keep things in perspective, and feel confident in their parenting gifts.

SERVICES

Pediatric Care

It's my honor to be trusted with the care of what matters most to you. I pride myself on providing care that's efficient, timely, and convenient for your family. To contact, please call me at (402) 489-3834.

Speaking

Group speaking opportunities on parenting, child health, and work/life/ parenting balance.

Consultation

In-person consultation to discuss what's important to your child and family. Consults can be done with or without the child present depending on subject matter.

16. Biting Behavior in Toddlers

16. Biting Behavior in Toddlers

I’ve had a ton of parents approach me this week about sudden biting, hitting, or head banging behavior in their 12-18 month olds. Understandably, this can upsetting to parents when it occurs in public or notes are being sent home from daycare that their little one bit...

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15. Summer Schedules

15. Summer Schedules

This is a special interview I did for a local Catholic radio show that I wanted to share with you all. Summer is an awesome time to kick back, relax, and enjoy extra time with the family. For a lot of parents, however, summertime can be stressful and way overbooked....

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14. Doing Chores Together as a Family

14. Doing Chores Together as a Family

This is a special interview I did for a local Catholic radio show that I wanted to share with you all. There are a lot of parents out there that think being a good parent means that you're devoting tons of time to reading books and doing projects with your kids....

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13. How to Potty Train

13. How to Potty Train

Parents ask me all the time how to potty train and when’s the right time to start. For my family, we take on potty training a little differently. We’d rather hold off and keep our little ones in diapers a bit longer, so we don’t have to ask them a million times a day,...

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How to Tell If Your Child Is Sick

How to Tell If Your Child Is Sick

A lot of parents ask me, “how do I know if my child is sick?” They're worried that they may miss the signs and I can understand why that is. A lot of times, parents worry that their baby is going to throw a surprise at them or they're going to miss something. First...

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Recent Posts

 

How to Get Days and Nights Straight

How to Get Days and Nights Straight

A lot of parents wonder how to get their baby's days and nights straight. They get home from the hospital and they're exhausted. Their baby is sleeping all day, which is great, but he or she stays up all night. So how do you keep a newborn active enough during the day...

11. How Should I Handle Screentime as a Parent?

11. How Should I Handle Screentime as a Parent?

Recently, a mom on Instagram messaged me about phones. She was afraid that her phone usage was getting out of hand, and felt bad for being frequently distracted in front of her children. I know I’ve been there, and I’m guessing you have too. It can be a struggle to...

10. Kids Can Fail and Work Through Adversity

10. Kids Can Fail and Work Through Adversity

A couple weeks ago, I did a recording with a local radio station about allowing your child to fail. That’s what I want to play for you today. (Keep in mind that it was recorded during Holy Week, which will help make some of the banter make sense!) As parents, we often...

8. Why I Take Cold Showers

8. Why I Take Cold Showers

As parents, we spend a lot of time putting our kids to bed. This is a time when you can bond with your kids, but they’re at their most tired, so it’s often tough and stressful. I often hear from parents that they feel guilty or stressed about their kids’ bedtime...