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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.


Father's Day Gift Idea

Michelle Watson

Hi Friends,

As you’ve gotten to know me over time, you know that I love sharing my life with you. But equally true is that I’m not one who gets in your face and says, “Buy my book!”

Yet I’ve been encouraged to step out of my comfort zone and share my heart with you about why I believe the book I wrote to dads of daughters----Dad, Here’s What I Really Need from You: A Guide for Connecting with Your Daughter’s Heart---would be a worthwhile investment as a gift for any dad this Father’s Day.

1. It’s written just for men, with short chapters that are straight forward and to the point (which is what men told me they wanted when I surveyed them before writing it).

2. It’s action-oriented, not just theory (men have told me they want to know what to do to fix things and make their relationship with their daughter better…so I gave them what they asked for).

3. There are lots of stories from other dads of daughters, which helps guys feel more supported and less alone (men told me they like hearing stories…so again, I gave them what they asked for, even sharing about my relationship with my dad and his story of growing up on the South Side of Chicago).

4. In the Appendix there are specific scripts a dad can use when taking his daughter on dates that equips him to initiate conversations with more competence, resulting in greater confidence (my ultimate goal is for dads to take action to pursue their daughter’s heart, and these scripts provide a template for a dad to get to know his daughter in a deeper way as he invites her to share more of her thoughts and feelings while he does the same).

I promise you that my goal is not for higher book sales. What I do truly hope for is that this book will be a guide to positively equip dads to hit it out of the ballpark in their role as fathers to their daughters.

If you know a dad who could benefit from a field guide to better equip him in his role this Father’s Day, here’s a link to the book: Dad, Here's What I Really Need From You

And last, if you want to share this blog with your friends, simply go to my Facebook page and share the post. Thank you for your love, support, and encouragement.

I wish you the best Father’s Day ever!

From my heart to yours, Michelle

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