Your Daughter Is Awesome

One Dad's Take on Everything That's Wrong--and How We Can Make It Right

Your Daughter Is Awesome

One dad's fight against the patriarchy

Author Mike Adamick's work has appeared on The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, the New York Times, NPR, and more
Gender inequality is a major concern for parents and schools, prompting a renewed focus on the gender pay gap, girls in STEM classes, and women in sports
The popularity of Goldieblox toys, Always #LikeAGirl campaign, and Girls on the Run shows a growing pushback against gender stereotypes.

Raising courageous, confident girls in today's world is a complex task. Between body image issues, social pressure, and lingering gender stereotypes, girls face a myriad of obstacles. The good news? Parents--especially dads--can help.
In this collection of tenacious essays, Mike Adamick, stay-at-home father and author of the popular Dad's Book of Awesome series, shines a light on the struggles imposed on girls. Adamick covers everything from helping our girls navigate challenges in school and sports, to identifying positive female role models and encouraging healthy friendships with their peers.
Our daughters deserve more from society. The first step in changing the conversation is starting a new one.
  • Adams Media | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781507200780 | 
  • June 2050
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About the Author

Mike Adamick

Mike Adamick is a stay-at-home dad who writes for the Adventures in Learning science blog at, the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED Radio, Disney’s parenting website, Babble, and the Daddy Issues column on Jezebel. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Details, NPR, and other media outlets. He is the author of Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects, Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, and Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes.