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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 210

Strengthen Parent-Child Bonds with Faith-Filled Strategies

with guest Andy Dooley

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | September 1, 2023 | 36:38 min.

Looking to create deeper and more impactful relationships with your kids? Andy Dooley—TikTok sensation, author, NFL Seattle Seahawks host, and father of four—shares interesting ways to nurture stronger parent-child bonds and cultivate lasting, meaningful connections.

Today's Guest(s)


Andy Dooley

Andy Dooley is dedicated to empowering today’s families as a passionate leader, pastor, and fitness professional. He has been working with young people and families for over 18 years through sports, fitness, and ministry. A Men’s Health contributor, he holds multiple fitness certifications with the International Sports Sciences Association. He is also the author of “Walk in Faith: 5-Minute Devotions for Teen Guys.” Happily married to Tiffany, they are parents to four beautiful children: Hope, Skylee, Andy II, and Ava. They reside in Seattle, Washington. Check out his new book “Building a Family of Faith”.


Growing up in a Christian family, Andy Dooley was accustomed to the principles of faith from an early age. When Andy started his own family, he was keen on fostering a deep connection with his children. Discover the importance of melding faith and empathetic listening to forge deeper bonds with your kids.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to:

  • Prioritize devotion in your family to foster stronger bonds and unity.
  • Appreciate the need for attentive listening in forming and enhancing relationships.
  • Understand the significance of intertwining faith and active listening in order to deepen connections with children.
  • Grasp the relevance of integrating faith and listening skills in fostering stronger relationships with your children.



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