Empowering you to be the confident,
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.


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.


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


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.

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Recent Posts


8. Why I Take Cold Showers

As you may have heard in last week’s episode, I’ve been doing parenting polls on Instagram lately. It’s a fantastic way to find new things to incorporate into my parenting or share with other parents! Last week, my wife and I went out on our first date since our new...

7. How to Pray as a Family

Lately, I’ve been doing parenting polls in my Instagram stories, and learning more about what other parents are doing! I recently did a parenting poll asking whether people pray as a family, and among my followers, 86% of respondents answered “yes.” Among those,...

6. How to Choose a Pediatrician

My wife and I just had our beautiful fifth baby, Gloria Benedicta Boucher, two weeks ago! You can see her on Instagram. I might be just a little bit biased, but I think she’s one of the greatest babies of all time. Overall, everything with our other kids have gone...

5. Husbands: How to Help Your Wives

Tony, today’s guest, is a little worried about his upcoming baby. He’s concerned that there won’t be much for him to do in the first months, since he can’t feed the baby, and doesn’t know how best to help his wife during this time. This is a really common question and...

4. Newborn Sleep Issues

Natalie is expecting her first baby in about a month, and is concerned about the topic of sleep! She and her husband are both deep sleepers who value their rest, and they’ve heard and read a lot about the lack of sleep in the first year. People love to commiserate,...