Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: The 30-Day Challenge is the highly anticipated follow-up companion to the national bestseller, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters. Dr. Meg Meeker issues fathers thirty days of challenges to help strengthen their relationships with their daughters.
The 30-Day Challenge offers practical suggestions for dads to spend uninterrupted, scheduled time with their daughters by taking readers through thirty practical father-daughter activities, meant to strengthen dads in their parenting roles, while also creating honest and thriving relationships. With twenty-five years experience as a pediatrician, Dr. Meeker combines her expertise and wisdom with warmth and humor to make this the perfect guide for dads to take the Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters experience to the next level.
Reflection questions help readers examine where they are as a dad right now and where they would like to be this time next year. Checklists with important reminders help the reader commit to following through and adequately preparing for the challenges. Challenges can be adapted from the simple to the involved, depending on time availability, comfort levels, and the daughter's age.
The 30-Day Challenge becomes a cherished handbook as dads and their girls evolve in their father and daughter roles, and it will equip dads to answer the call to become engaged and intentional fathers.
Pediatrician, mother and best-selling author of six books, Dr. Meg Meeker is the country’s leading authority on parenting, teens and children’s health.
Dr. Meg writes with the know-how of a pediatrician and the big heart of a mother because she has spent the last 30 years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine. Her work with countless families over the years served as the inspiration behind her best-selling books: Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters; Strong Mothers, Strong Sons; The Ten Habits of Happy Mothers and Boys Should be Boys.
Dr. Meg’s popularity as a speaker on key issues confronting American families has created a strong following across the nation and around the world. She has also spoken nationally on parenting issues, including personal appearances on numerous nationally syndicated radio and television programs including The Today Show, Today with Kathie-Lee and Hoda, Dateline with Katie Couric, The O’Reilly Factor, Fox and Friends, The Dave Ramsey Show, The Laura Ingraham Show, NPR, Oprah Radio, The World Over with Raymond Arroyo and more.
Dr. Meg is the founder of The Strong Parent Project, a unique teaching and inspirational community for parents (www.TheStrongParentProject.com), and serves as the co-host for Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk radio show. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, certified by The American Board of Pediatrics and serves on the Advisory Board of The Medical Institute.
She lives and works in northern Michigan where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four grown children and one beautiful granddaughter.
"Both my girls were practically grown and gone the first time I discovered Meg Meeker s Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, but it still had a huge impact on how I talk to and relate with them.Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: The 30-Day Challenge is the book I wish someone had given me the day my first daughter was born!"
-Dave Ramsey, New York Times bestselling author, nationally syndicated radio show host, and father of two daughters
"Meg Meeker radically changed the way I look at parenting and fatherhood. There is joy, wisdom, and truth in everything she writes, and I will be the first in line to buy each new book she shares with the world."
-Jon Acuff, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job and father of two daughters
"Raising four daughters while playing professional football was very demanding. Dr. Meeker is oh-so-accurate when she points out just how observant and impressionable young girls can be! Her work always inspires me to do a better job, and The 30-Day Challenge is filled with lots of good ideas. Thanks, Meg!"
-Chris Godfrey, father of six, member of New York Giants Super Bowl XXI Championship Team, estate planning attorney and president of Life Athletes
"Dads need help, particularly when it comes to building bonds with their daughters. Dr. Meeker's wise, practical book offers fathers activities they can do today to establish a relationship with their daughters that will extend far into the future. Get this book now and spare your family and your daughter the mistakes that so many men have made in the past."
-Raymond Arroyo, New York Times bestselling author, Host of EWTN's The World Over