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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 216

Building Powerful Father-Child Relationships

with guest Aaron Bryant

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | October 26, 2023 | 39:47 min.

Struggling to connect with your child? Aaron Bryant, a passionate advocate for father-child relationships, guides fathers on how to mend broken bonds and foster open communication with their children. The positive effects of a strong relationship with your kids span from enhancing your personal life to fostering your child’s self-esteem and emotional intelligence.

Today's Guest(s)


Aaron Bryant

Meet Aaron Bryant, a key figure in Family Lines, an organization dedicated to enhancing the father-child bond through intentional connection and open dialogue. Aaron has played a vital role in the creation of video curriculum that invites families to engage in authentic and meaningful conversations.

Through his work with Mending Lines, Aaron has witnessed the profound impact of father-child bonding experiences and is passionate about empowering dads from all walks of life to take the necessary steps to strengthen their relationships with their children.His expertise and genuine dedication to the cause make him a trusted authority on the subject of fatherhood.


A father’s presence is one of the most influential things in a child’s life. But it goes beyond physical presence. It’s about actively engaging with your child, talking about their interests, listening attentively to develop a deep understanding, and sharing experiences together, whether in the wild outdoors or everyday activities. Discover the magic of intentional presence and open communication in creating a strong and unbreakable parent-child relationship. 

 In this episode, you will learn how to:

  • Strengthen your bond with your child through shared experiences.
  • Foster open and natural conversations with your child, creating a safe space for communication.
  • Build a strong and secure relationship with your child based on trust and affirmation.
  • Gain practical strategies to build and nurture strong parent-child relationships that will last a lifetime.



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