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Amanda B Glass on What Dad's Are Made For

Amanda B Glass, author of "That's What Dad Are Made For" talks about the father-child relationship, what inspired this book, and how it can be used to open new conversations.

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Amanda B. Glass, author of "That's What Dad Are Made For" talks about the father-child relationship, what inspired this book, and how it can be used to open new conversations.

Meet our Guest Amanda:

Amanda Glass is an author, wife, and mom helping families make big changes in mindset through small practical steps. Caring about kids and the adults in their lives. She has created the "Made For" books to help provide positive tools that help families connect and grow together. She married her high school sweetheart loves to scoot around town and -- I especially love this because it's practical -- her favorite Mother's Day gift was a leaf blower. 

Connect with me and let me hear your thoughts:

Website - www.thismomknows.com
FB - www.facebook.com/thismomknows
IG - www.instagram.com/thismomknowspodcast

Topics we cover:

  • Amanda's "Made For" books and how they help families make mindset changes through practical steps
  • Amanda's inspiration behind Amanda's books
  • Her desire on connecting families and helping them grow together
  • Amanda's family dynamics
  • The concept of kids leaving for college and the impact on parenting
  • Amanda's unexpected journey into writing, shifting from a focus on math to psychology and eventually becoming an author
  • Amanda's childhood and relationship with her father, including his hobbies, work, and connection to family
  • Memories of her father and the impact of his passing, leading to a shift in perception and understanding of their relationship
  • The story behind the creation of Amanda's book "That's What Dads Are Made For" and its focus on understanding and appreciating fathers
  • The importance of diversity and representation in Amanda's book,
  • The intention of Amanda's book to deepen the father-child relationship and spark conversations
  • Amanda's approach to making big changes in mindset through small practical steps
  • Balancing being a mom and a mompreneur, and the challenges of managing time and priorities
  • Amanda's favorite time-saving gadget

Resources mentioned:

Take advantage of 2 special offers Amanda has for you:

Use coupon code FREESHIP for free shipping on any order from themadeforbooks.com

Grab the free conversation starter guide for parents by going to themadeforbooks.com and entering your email address

Amanda's favorite gadget is Revlon Hair Dryer! (I have the same one and absolutely love it!)

Link to transcript: https://www.thismomknows.com/blog/fathers-day

Connect with Amanda:

Website: https://themadeforbooks.com/ 
Facebook | Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/themadeforbooksInstagram

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amandabaileyglass
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amandabglass/
Email: hello@themadeforbooks.com

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  • Fathers Day
  • dads
  • kids
  • relationship
  • connection
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