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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 202

Dads Unfiltered: Exploring Parenting Challenges on Father's Day

with guests Andy Dooley, Michael Dickson and Benjamin Watson

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | June 16, 2023 | 45:07 min.

 Father’s Day episode, Dr. Meeker and her special guests explore the worries, joys, and unwavering love that fathers experience in their parenting journey. 

Today's Guest(s)


TikTok star, author, NFL Seattle Seahawks host, and father of four.

Andy Dooley is committed to empowering the next generation of leaders as a passionate leader and Pastor. He has been working with young people for over 18 years, through sports, fitness, and ministry. Andy was named the 2016 Face of Reebok One, which allowed him to expand his platform of helping people understand and implement a holistic approach to spirituality and health. He is happily married to Tiffany, and they have four gorgeous children, Hope, Skylee, Andy II and Ava Joy.

Michael is the Vice President, Strategic Relationship Management, at Corebridge Financial. He has 3 energetic children along with his beautiful wife. As working parents, they know how to juggle the demands of parenting.  


Benjamin Watson is a former football tight end playing for some of the most competitve NFL teams in America. Off the field, Benjamin stays busy with his foundation One More (, his growing family, and the NFL Players Association, where he serves on the Executive Committee.


On this special Father’s Day episode, Dr. Meeker and her special guests explore the worries, joys, and unwavering love that fathers experience in their parenting journey. Joining the roundtable is Andy Doole, a devoted father, author, influencer, and Seattle Seahawks in-game host. Benjamin Watson, a father of seven and Super Bowl Champion, also lends his insights, and completing the panel is Michael Dickson, a successful businessman and devoted father of three.

Topics covered:

  • Create a safe and understanding atmosphere at home by mastering empathy and open expression of emotions.
  • Promote healthy relationships with your children by intentionally focusing on their needs and proximity.
  • Cultivate a harmonious family dynamic by teaming up with your spouse.
  • Transfer your workplace discipline skills to your parenting toolbox for a more holistic approach to raising your kids.


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