Dad created a class to teach fathers how to fix their daughters' hair
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Bond with your kids, dads, because they're hair today and gone tomorrow.

Redditor MashedPotatoh, a single dad in Daytona, Florida, shared his story of helping dads connect with their daughters in a post where the title says it all.

"I created a Dads and Daughters hair class to help other fathers learn about doing hair. We had a small class full of dads that learned basic brushing, ponytails, braids and buns. The turnout was great! I'm so proud of these dads for stepping up and building a better bond with their daughters."

The dedicated dad is calling his class Daddy Daughter Hair Factory and it received a whole lot of love from the Reddit community.

He proceeded to provide a lot more information by answering questions in the comments.

I decided to put this class together after multiple requests from friends to teach them how to do hairstyles. I'm a single father and my daughter loves challenging me with new styles. It was great to share what I have learned over the years.

...In tonight's class we went over the basics. I taught them how to comb out tangles and do some basic styles. I had the daughter's talk about their favorite styles and we also discussed scalp sensitivity. My daughter and i were trying to think of a way to make it more exciting for the girls involved. We were considering making bracelets by braiding, since most of the dads wanted to sharpen their braiding technique.

He said the dad turnout was really varied, with different expectations and different backgrounds.

I asked the dads what they did for work, and it was an interesting bunch. We had a prison guard, mechanic, general contractor, ATT tech, Apple tech, healthcare recruiter and a carpenter. Definitely out of their element but they were all excited to learn. It was beautiful.

...Two of the dads learned how to do buns because their daughters are in dance class, and they were excited to learn how easy it was with the right hair pin. I know they are going to appreciate it.

MashedPotatoh has been thrilled with the response and just wants to see greater relationships between fathers and their daughters.

I would love to see it become more popular. I know many girls that grew up with close relationships with their fathers, and they tend to be so well rounded. They usually comment on my relationship with my daughter and how much their dad means to them. I think it is a special bond for girls and it guides them to make better choices later in life with who they choose to be with.

...It was the first class, kind of put together to get a feel for what will be needed for future class. I'm planning on doing this once a month at the hair academy and another one at the community center. The idea is to have a small group of dads and help them with their hair. Most of them are married and doing this to help around the house, but there are a few single dads like myself that want to learn more.

...I have funding for future class and to start a class for woman [sic]. I have dads looking to start groups in their area. I have two scheduled radio interviews. It's all been positive. It's not even about the hair, it's about the bond, it's about coming together and sharpening our skills. I'm excited to inspire. I am very happy because if this. Thank you and everyone on this group for always being kind. It means so much.

He has set up a Twitter account and plans to spread the word there and on Facebook.

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A New Zealand father didn't want his daughter to be self conscious of her cochlear implant — so he got a tattoo of one for himself.

Alistair Campbell's daughter six-year-old daughter Char

Alistair talked to the New Zealand Herald about his decision

Mr Campbell, who had no other tattoos, said he wanted to do it to show her that he could go through a little bit of pain for her too.

"My love for her really," he said. "Hey my hair can grow back."

Mr Campbell had shaved his head completely to get the tattoo done but said he would be letting his hair grow back.

He'd shave it off again and show off the tattoo at "special occasions," or if Charlotte wanted to see it.

The article said Mrs. Campbell's mother had a cochlear implant and her son, Lewis, 8, wore hearing aids so it wasn't a big surprise when Charlotte needed one.

The tattoo has not only help out his daughter, but also drawn a great deal of attention to the Hear 4 Kidz Trust of which the Campbell family is a part.

WOW!! Alistair and Charlotte Campbell are world famous. This awesome story has gone viral (over 80,000 views and 15,000...

Posted by Hear 4 Kidz Trust on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

You might as well just stop trying, other dads, the Father of the Year has been decided.

That was a joke. Never stop trying to be a good father, you dolts.

Via: Eric Hart
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Baby Collier was born this past July prematurely, and so his dad, a professional prop maker named Eric Hart, decided to make him a tiny Halloween costume to help him feel "brave."

"I came up with Iron Man because he's been hooked up to all those machines and wires, and that's similar to what Iron Man went through," he said.

The costume was made out of foam, a red onesie, and some yellow fabric, and - in case anyone was worried - the baby only wore it for a minute, according to the video.

He said that despite not knowing when Collier will be healthy enough to go home, they want to make life as normal as possible for him in the meantime.

"Even though we're in the hospital, we're trying to do everything that a regular family would do and celebrate all the holidays."

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Greg Keating does appear to be the spitting image of Conan O'brien. After a tongue-in-cheek explanation of how this guy came to the conclusion that Conan is his father, whether it's fake or not, it still begs the question: "Is Greg Keating Conan O'Brien's son?"

Via: Reddit
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After struggling at school and failing math class the previous year, a British grade school student decided to record his father's heartfelt reaction to seeing a passing grade he received from the latest math exam.

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