For a long time, psychologists focused on the important bond between mothers and their children. But recent studies suggest that a child’s bond with his or her father is equally as fundamental to a child’s well-being.
Just being there will help a child’s development, but some dads go above and beyond — like these gentlemen — from whom we can all learn something.
Nephi Garcia was a couture fashion designer before turning his focus to making costumes. He started posting pictures of the insanely accurate Disney costumes he created for his wife and three kids on Facebook and Instagram.
He says cosplay brings his entire family together. Check out out video about Designer Daddy.
This dad invented a workout tool so he could spend less time at the gym and more time with his kids.
Brent Kruithof was tired of always going to the gym to workout, so he invented the Flyup, a home fitness grip that would allow him to still get a good workout while also spending more time with his family, including his two kids, Gio and Decker.
When Chris Allen's wife went back to work shortly after giving birth, he cut a whole in his tank top and inserted his new daughter's bottle to create the illusion of breastfeeding.
Eric Strong transformed a simple IKEA bed into the coolest fortress for his son. The bed comes complete with awesome lights, an internal pulley contraption and when you pull down on one of the books on the bookshelf, it opens a secret door.
Watch our video on Strong's IKEA skills here.
A woman in the UK asked her dad to buy her sanitary towels from the store, and he had a pretty tough time finding the right ones. As he walked up and down the aisles he texted his daughter, who gave him detailed instructions on which pads she needed.
She posted the hilarious conversation on Facebook.
Jacob Strickling is an Australian science teacher with a successful YouTube channel called Make Science Fun. He wanted to find a way to make mowing the lawn more exciting for his kids. So he grabbed two old snowboards and created what he calls the 'grass toboggan' and connected it to the back of his lawn mower.
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