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My Daughter Gave Me a Manicure - And I Liked It! (Caught on Video)

If you are lucky enough to have a daughter, you know that there is nothing like being "Daddy" to a little girl. But this is an enormous responsibility. It's a your job to teach her how she deserves to be treated, and its also your job to show her that even the most macho or seemingly macho or burly of men can explore their feminine side for the right person. Am I macho? Not really. But I still wasn't keen on having my nails painted, especially by someone who still can't color between the lines. But I'd do almost anything to see a smile on my little girl's face. And in the grand scheme of things, a few minutes (or days) of having my nails painted, ummm...lavender, was worth it knowing the memory would last my 3-year-old daughter a lifetime.

Laugh all you want. But while you're laughing, ask yourself why you won't let your little girl paint your nails. From where I stand, there is nothing more manly than being a great dad to your kids. And all those guys who you think are going to laugh at you, well, there's a reason why they wear socks and sandals in the summertime. Think about it...

Here's my very first manicure. I'm sure it will not be the last...



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The real question is how long did you keep it on?

half an hour. Kid can't color between the lines yet, it was all over my fingers. We'll keep practicing. When she gets better at it, I'll wear it out for the day.

July 28, 2013 | Registered CommenterFodder4Fathers.Com

You are an AWESOME Daddy! We have a little girl (due any day now) and an almost 3yr old son. I'm getting flashbacks of my own dad napping and waking up to find hundreds of plastic hair clips all over his head. Thanks in part to myself and two younger sisters who decided to "decorate daddy" during his lunch break nap. I foresee my hubby going through the same thing in time ;-).

July 28, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMamaEEW

This would be a great blog, if your writing was, at all, entertaining. You tell a story as a child would, very simple and uncreative. Huffington Post made me waste my time to come view the blog of the dad who thought we should fund him to operate a, reality show like, blog. Not much entertainment here.

March 5, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTannis

We're even then, Tannis. I had to read your whiny drivel. :)

March 5, 2014 | Registered CommenterFodder4Fathers.Com

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