Dads Are Magic Too... Even When There Isn't An Audience

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This sponsored post is made possible by Baby Magic and in collaboration with Life of Dad, these are my own true and honest opinions.


Dads Are Magic Too...Even When There Isn't An Audience


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I thought I knew about love, but that all changed once my daughter was born. The very surreal moment of seeing your baby come to light and holding your own baby for the first time graduates you to the next chapter of life. I had only known what true love was according to what I saw around me; in my parents, newlyweds, and parents with newborns. I wanted to be loving, and I chose to be that way regardless of whether there were people around me or not, because love shines everywhere and I believe Dads Are Magic Too!

To this day, many dads are still seen as the provider of the household, but it’s not just about trying to be the breadwinner or who makes the most money - it’s really about being a provider of care, love, and quality time for your children and family too! My wife and I did so much research before our daughter was born and wanted to be the best parents. In reality, nothing can truly prepare you for the real life experiences you go through as new parents and even as they get older- from finding the right bottles to avoid colic, to learning how to put in a car seat swiftly, and even giving a soft massage with Baby Magic Moisturizing Cream after a bubble bath. I now claim the titles of son, husband, and dad, but being a dad and getting a nice warm hug at a random time are true magical moments of sincere love.


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By being an involved father,  I have learned just as many things about myself as I have learned about my daughter! It’s unbelievable and magical! Society can have a different perception of dads, but in reality, many dads are fantastic and helpful parents. Hearing my daughter say “Daddy” once I come home from a meeting or running errands, or seeing her run towards me and hugging me is so heartwarming that it reminds me of how important and privileged I am to be a dad - these are the moments I live for! However, there are also those moments when you get the diaper rash, the little tantrums, food flying everywhere, and having to go to a meeting with spaghetti stains on my shirt... I still love it all! It doesn’t matter what others may think of me, at the end of the day, I am the dad my daughter looks up to and loves.

For all the dads out there, Baby Magic has launched a new campaign, Dads Are Magic Too, putting a spotlight on inspiring dads around the world. As part of their campaign, Baby Magic is making a commitment to include all types of dads in their imagery, ads and online moving forward. The brand is also making a monetary donation to the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), staying true to their commitment of teaching the importance of fatherhood and give guidance to dads who may not have had a good example or a role model dad.

Let’s celebrate fatherhood together with Baby Magic by sharing your own fatherhood experience or that of another dad on their Facebook page! If you’d like to volunteer and lead a fatherhood class in your own community, you can find opportunities with BabyMagic.com and Fatherhood.org! Check out this heartwarming video Baby Magic made to put the spotlight on loving and caring dads...




When I started this blog, I wanted to bring light to what fatherhood really means and how I could impact, connect, and help out other dads. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to attend a Dad conference in San Diego and connect with some of the most influential dads around. We all have a story, we give it our all in our own different ways, and in every story you will find that Dads Are Magic Too. I’m passionate about connecting with other dads, hearing their stories, and learn that we all in some way are working on showing the world the true meaning of fatherhood.


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We all come from different walks of life, but as dads we share a lot of similarities. We cook breakfast, bake cookies and invent new recipes, play in make believe castles and forts, sit down for princess talk or tea time, the list could go on and on! It’s about being there, being involved, it’s what makes all the difference. We don’t lose our masculinity as men by doing these things with our daughters. In fact, we become stronger through the experiences and lessons it teaches us. At the end of the day we are dads and seeing their little eyes looking up to you really make you reflect on how great dads really are. Dads are doing amazing things and I am very glad I learned about the National Fatherhood Initiative and how it’s helping other dads! Check out Fatherhood.org and Baby Magic to learn how you can be magic too!



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1 comment

  1. The love you have for your daughter is truly beautiful. You can see how much she means to you in every picture and through all of your thoughtful words. - Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen

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