Meg Meeker, M.D., has spent more than thirty years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine and counseling teens and parents. Dr. Meeker is a fellow of the National Advisory Board of the Medical Institute, is an associate professor of medicine at Michigan State School of Human Medicine. A popular speaker and bestselling author of several books, including the national bestseller, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS; THE 10 HABITS OF HAPPY MOTHERS; and BOYS SHOULD BE BOYS. In 2012, Dr. Meeker released STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS: THE 30-DAY CHALLENGE, the highly-anticipated follow-up to the original bestselling title.
A popular speaker on pediatric health issues and child-parent relationships, she is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated radio and television programs. She works with the NFL Fatherhood Initiative and spoke at the UN in 2016on family issues. Dr. Meeker lives in northern Michigan, where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four children.
PRAISE FOR HERO: Being the Strong Father Your Children Need
"Whether I'm working toward winning a Super Bowl or parenting my children, I need a game plan. HERO lays out that plan. Nothing matters more to me than raising children who grow up to be strong, loving adults that know, love, and serve God. Thank you, Meg, for writing such an encouraging and inspiring book for fathers like me!"
-Philip River, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback
"If you are a dad, you MUST read tis book. If you want to bless your own dad, you need to five him this book. Dr. Meg Meeker's message to fathers is simply incredible. Period."
-Les Parrott, PH.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of SAVING YOUR MARRIAGE BEFORE IT STARTS
"Superman is good. Captain America is great. YOU, on the other hand, have been designed with powers beyond those of ordinary men. With purpose and wisdom flowing through your veins, you YOU can save your children from the pitfalls that await! YOU are the hero they long for. You are the hero they will remember. Let this book be your guide, my friend. Go...while there's still time! You have only one chance...."
-Andy Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of THE TRAVELER'S GIFT and THE NOTICER
"For many men, the critically important role of 'father' often takes a backseat to the responsibilities of being a husband, provider, or sensitivity, Dr. Meg Meeker offers a powerful reminder that 'dad' is the most important tile a man will ever hold."
-Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family