Most men tell me they like to BUILD—-whether it was with Lego’s as a kid or even now as adults when building shelves in their garage or a back deck, all with a hammer in hand. For others it’s been what they’ve done with their portfolio. Today on #thedadwhisperer I’m linking a dad’s love for BUILDING with ways he can do that with his daughter’s self esteem!Read More
The Dad Whisperer Podcast
It’s my joy and honor to equip dads with practical tools to better dial into their daughters’ hearts.
With 20 years of experience as a licensed professional counselor and over 35 years working directly with teens and young adult women; Dr. Michelle Watson brings practical wisdom to dads with daughters of all ages.
Dad, if you have a tween daughter, you’re going to LOVE hearing from a dad who is in the same boat as you! Join us today as return guest Marc Alan Schelske sheds light on how to find middle ground with your middle schooler. #thedadwhispererRead More
Sometimes we as daughters wish that we could tell you, our dads, what a challenge it often is for us not only to KNOW our true selves, but then to STAND STRONG in being who we really are. So Dad, if you want to start the year STRONG, then listen today and learn ways to support your daughter in finding her true self while shedding her false self!Read More
My Christmas present for you is a power tool that will work every time you use it. Tune in today to #thedadwhisperer and learn a SIX-WORD PHRASE that is guaranteed to give you full access to your daughter’s heart!Read More
Merry Christmas Dads! And if you prefer audio over written material, I’ve got a gift for you today because today’s show is an adjunct to last Friday’s blog, “Put It in Writing.” I’ll be giving you a last-minute Christmas present idea for your daughter and telling you why these cards I’m holding in this picture from my dad are some of my most prized possessions!Read More
Guess who I have as my guest today on the show? My Dad!! We’re talking about PERFUME DAY, one of our favorite days of the year. You’ll enjoy hearing both of us share why this day is special (even though it costs my dad a bit to make it happen...Thank you Dad for investing in me!)Read More
We invite you to join us again today for Part 2 of our conversation as pastor and author, Marc Alan Schelske shares more of his difficult yet worthwhile journey to uncover the mystery of his emotions. Dads, I have no doubt that you’ll be inspired to hear from this courageous man as he invites us to hear his heartfelt, honest story. (PS...as always, women are invited to the conversation too!)Read More
Dad, have you ever wondered how your connection (or lack of connection) to your emotions impacts your fathering? If so, you’ll want to hear pastor and author Marc Alan Schelske share some of his true backstory, one that impacted him as a dad with his daughter, yet one he’d never trade because of all he learned in the process. Listen as Marc helps us understand more about our emotional wiring while teaching us that “our emotions always tell the truth...just not always the truth you think.”
I want you as dads to know how important you are and how we as daughters thrive when you believe in us. With this being Thanksgiving Week I’m sharing “10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Fathers.” Join me today if you could use some encouragement!
Before Tom Mueller and I sat down for our interview, I had planned on calling it, “Raising Four Little Warriors for God.” But the more I heard his heartbreaking (and redemptive) story, I decided to use a more fitting title: “Being the Father You Never Had.” And this weekend Tom’s fourth daughter, Louisa Estelle, came into the world (congrats Tom & Sarah!), which makes this dad’s story even more powerful!
You’re invited today to hear POWERFUL, PRACTICAL, and PROFOUND fathering insights from my friend, Major Jackson Drumgoole (Chief of Force Management at the Pentagon) who was awarded Father of the Year in 2013. Today he opens up about ways he leads and loves his three daughters while being mindful that as a dad he’s a THERMOSTAT, not a THERMOMETER!Read More
With this being Halloween Week, it seems fitting, Dads, to talk about how to better understand your MYSTERIOUS daughters. Join me today to learn FIVE ways to decode the mystery of your girls...truths that come directly from seeing how Jesus related to one particularly emotional woman in his life!
I’ve heard it said that a girl’s voice may be "the most valuable and most threatened resource she has.” (Thank you Joe Kelly). If you’re a dad who wants to help his daughter find and use her voice, listen today as I open up the conversation around this theme and give you a 7-day challenge to equip you to make it happen!
If you want to be inspired by a dad and his adult daughter who have weathered some storms yet stay connected through thick and thin, listen in today as my friends, Pastor Keith Jenkins and his daughter, Keisha share their story.
Research has shown that men have twice as much trouble deciphering women's emotions from their eyes as compared with those of other men. Dads, if there was a way to learn to read your daughter’s eyes, would you to be open to learning and changing that trend? Listen today for some “tricks of the trade” where I teach you some inside secrets on this very topic!
Hi friends...I believe that Felicia's story will touch your heart in a profound way. The truth is that she wouldn't be where she is and who she is today had it not been for THREE HONORARY FATHERS who stepped in to fill the void she experienced from her own father. If you or someone who know has suffered abuse from her dad and needs to hear that there is HOPE for HEALING, tune in to hear Felicia's story today.
Matthew West is not only a four-time Grammy-nominated musician but he is a down-to-earth dad to two daughters who are 8 and 11. Listen today to hear how he actively pursues their ♥️'s while juggling a busy travel schedule, just like a lot of other dads.
If you're a dad with an older girl, you'll want to listen today to my friend Alan Smyth as he talks about how he stays connected to his daughter who is in her 20's!
Dads, how would you like to use your five fingers on one hand as a template for loving your daughter better. Join me today for DAD BOOT CAMP to learn five bold ideas for engaging your daughter's heart!