Reflecting on My First Week As a Dad

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At the time of writing, I’ve been a dad for exactly seven days, 13 hours and 26 minutes. Possibly the fastest week of my life and definitely the best.

Move Over Charlie: Laughing Baby Bites Dad’s Finger

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Watch a dad turn one second of pain into 40 seconds of sheer joy.

Still Beating Heart

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Short, lyrical, and imagistic, Kevin Minh’s poem contains all the compact power of a baby’s heartbeat.

A Baby Cries On a Plane, Do You Judge the Parents Differently Based On Gender?

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“I was stunned to see women around me fall all over themselves to ‘help’ this ‘poor dad’ manage the baby.”

A Letter to A Father to Be

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Torsten Klaus advises on what you need to know as a new father

A Father Reacts: Baby’s First Laugh

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This is what fatherhood is all about!

This is the Coolest Ad. Watch Spider-Man Meeting Spider-Baby (Video)

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French water company Evian is famous for its baby commercials. The last one is memorable.

Our Pregnancy: A First Time Father Created This Beautiful Movie to Celebrate His Child

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They took a picture everyday during their 9 month pregnancy. He wrote a song. That makes the most beautiful movie.

100 Words on Love: To You, My Wife

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Because we love each other enough to dare to dream.

ADORABLE VIDEO: A Dad Joins His Six Month Old Daughter’s “Work Out”

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The best part? When this dad tells his tiny daughter he loves her, she reaches out to touch him.

Nobody Has Ever Seen Baby or Godzilla Together in the Same Room…

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Welcome to the comparative study to end all comparative studies, assuming those are still a thing. HowToBeADad.com is dropping humor and knowledge.

VIDEO BREAK: 60 Seconds of Kick Ass Baby Kung Fu

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C’mon over and see this darn baby video! S’FUNNY!

10 Bits of Practical Advice on the Transition to Dadhood

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This list from Cort Ruddy focuses on the final weeks of pregnancy and the first few months of having a freshly-minted person in your home.

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Dad Tattoo

In this poem, Laura McCullough writes of new Dads and tattoos, forging connections between different kinds of permanence.

Top 10 Ways Obstacle Course Racing is Like Parenting

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Any parent will tell you that there are a lot of obstacles in raising kids. Dave Lesser tells us why it’s a lot like jumping over fire.

A Dad’s Reflection on Parental Leave

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Not every father has the opportunity to take paternity leave, but Michael Cusden did. Here is his take on the experience …