We all know the stereotypes: moms do everything perfectly and dads are bumbling idiots. Any family sitcom will tell you this. In fact, we expect so little of men and fathers that the mere notion that they could be in charge of their own children has been the premise of countless successful movies and TV shows. But the truth is that men are not only competent parents, they also bring something valuable and unique to parenting that is theirs alone.
For some reason, we love to see dads with their kids.
Dads get a bad rap when it comes to knowing what they're doing.
When dads are caught in the act of simply being dads, it gets a lot of attention.
It's certainly not right, but we still swoon over a dad demonstrating good parenting in a way that we don't when a mom does the same.This is Antwon Lee, relaxing at home with his first baby, Debias. We can clearly see that Antwon is smitten with his infant son. Their special bond, and Antwon's very dad-like brand of excellent parenting, were recently captured in a now-viral video.
Antwon is new to fatherhood, but he seems to be a natural.
How about this dad who faked his own pee accident to help his daughter feel better about hers?
My little sis had an accident today at kindergarten & this is how my dad left to pick her up so she wouldn't feel s… https://t.co/0y1oQP9e43— lucinnamon toast (@lucinnamon toast)1492204635.0