There’s no use in fighting the inevitable, right? We’re all going to age – our hair will go gray, our backs will hurt for no reason, we’ll have a tummy, and we’ll start to sound exactly like our parents.
So if you’re a man with kids, you might as well just give into the idea of being the daddest dad on the block! I mean, these 13 men have, and it seems to be working for them.
13. This is one of the weirdest dad genes out there.
Seriously, they all do it!
I have taken to deliberately mispronouncing quesadilla as “quesa dilo” whenever I ask my son if he wants one
— mgoblog (@mgoblog) June 16, 2019
12. That just seems like a lot of work.
But I mean, I guess what else do you have to do?
I grew a lawn from seed and started referring to sod as a waste of money
— Andrew (@SweetFaceAce) June 16, 2019
11. Now you get to be in charge of people who might actually listen!
Of course, if they don’t you can’t send them to their room.
Joined the HOA Board
— Matt Berry (@MattBerry05) June 16, 2019
10. When one just won’t do.
Don’t they know we all have time on our hands?
Wrote three letters to the zoning commission in town about a vacant lot. Three!
— Yo (@FlyGoalScoredBy) June 16, 2019
9. Part of the dad charm is how hard they try.
It’s sweet but also she really wants her hair to look nice.
Watched a lot of YouTube videos on hair braiding techniques. Still suck at it.
— Jody Avirgan (@jodyavirgan) June 16, 2019
8. Ah, just what everyone concerned mother wants to hear!
On opposite day, maybe.
earnestly exclaimed “honey, babies survived in caves for MILLENIA the kid will be FINE.”
— Nate Scott (@aNateScott) June 16, 2019
7. No one can argue that this is not peak dad.
Some men wait their whole lives for a day like that.
Extensively researched and purchased my first snowblower, and then sat on the weather channel all winter praying for plowable snow so I could use it. Then sucked up the rebounding net from the driveway hoop with my first pass, and spent an hour extracting it with a knife.
— Jeff Goldklang (@JeffGoldklang) June 16, 2019
6. If you nap on the couch you can claim you’re just “resting your eyes.”
And that’s bonus points, I’m pretty sure.
A toss up between buying two Hawaiian shirts because they were on sale, and getting really into napping on the couch rather than like, in a bed or something.
— Amy Plitt (@plitter) June 16, 2019
5. AND HE’S KEEPING TRACK.
Are there hash marks somewhere do you suppose, or…?
I now subconsciously move my children’s open cups away from the edge of the table. We’re on day 47 without a spill
— Dr. Glaucomflecken (@DGlaucomflecken) June 16, 2019
4. Knowing your limitations is part of becoming an adult.
Also what in the hell is a Big Green Egg?
I told my neighbor that I didn’t think I could commit to the responsibility required of a Big Green Egg.
— landon howell (@landonhowell) June 16, 2019
3. They were thankful before they had to hear the lecture that went along.
Yes, speaking from experience here.
Spent an inordinate amount of time purchasing, gifting, and overexplaining Anker battery packs and products for/to my family. “Now see, you’ll be really glad you have this when…”
— Timmy Boy (@tcinternets) June 16, 2019
2. Just dads being every day heroes.
I lol’d at “strongly worded” though.
Wrote a strongly worded email to our public works department regarding a non-functioning streetlight
— LeJames Brown (@Rev215) June 16, 2019
1. He’s just living the dream.
Seriously, though, New Orleans should always be a yes.
Opted out of a New Orleans trip in order to “get some stuff done” around the house. Did none of the stuff while also falling asleep on couch for last 3 holes of Masters.
— big j 42 (@JordonGillis) June 16, 2019
We’ve grown up and had kids; there’s no looking back! Might as well lean into it, I say.
Guys, what was the moment when you stopped and thought “man I really am a dad now?” I want to hear about it in the comments!