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I exist to help dads learn to communicate and engage with their young adult daughters.  I provide resources from my vast amounts of research and experience with dads and daughters, and this is the place where you'll find the tools you need to become the hero you've always wanted to be.


Guest Post for The National Center for Fathering

Michelle Watson

It’s such an honor to be invited to the team as a regular blogger for the National Center for Fathering.  This blog is adapted from one I posted a few months ago where I share ideas on what NOT to do if you want to be a dialed-in dad. I'll let you read a little here, but be sure to click the link to to keep reading! 

"Being a dad who stays the course with your daughter is easier said than done, right? Let’s be honest, when she was younger and used less words, she was easier to track with. But as she has matured and grown, so have her needs and wants … and words! That’s often where you dads get overwhelmed and lost.

And just in case you’re wondering why a woman is writing and telling men what to do in the area of fathering, I want you to know that I have such a high regard for your role as a father that I have invested hundreds of hours into helping dads connect with their daughters. After five years of leading The Abba Project (a group forum for dads), speaking to male and female audiences, and 35 years of interacting with girls and young women in roles as counselor, mentor, and friend (in addition to being the oldest of four girls!), my heart desire is to help your decode your daughters. I’m addressing this from the inside, I guess you could say..."

To keep reading, head over to The National Center for Fathering's site here!

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