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13 signs your husband is a fantastic dad

Posted May 8

What's better than being married to the best husband ever? Being married to the best dad ever. And we bet the man you're married to loves being a dad and does everything he can to make the most of it.

Here are 13 signs your man's not just great at husband-ing but he's great at dad-ing too:

1. He can turn tears into smiles

Your husband has magic that can turn a little broken heart into a belly full of laughter.

2. He changes wet sheets

When a little one pitter-patters into your room in the middle of the night because she wet her bed, your hubby gets out from under the covers, cleans her up and gets her back to sleep.

3. He puts you first

He knows that cultivating his relationship with his wife is one of the best ways to be a great parent to his kids.

4. He makes them feel important

Your husband makes sure each of his kids feels important. In fact, each of them is convinced they're his favorite.

5. He protects them from "monsters"

As we all know, monsters are a huge threat to children. So your husband checks under beds and in closets to make sure your little ones feel safe, because at the end of the day, he'd do anything to protect them.

6. He serenades them in the bathtub

Your husband is willing to entertain your children, even with the weirdest requests because that's what it takes to be a great dad.

7. He paints her nails

He's not afraid of doing "girly" activities. In fact, he likes doing them because he gets to be a part of his daughter's life.

8. He likes the kids to be close

Instead of escaping them, he finds ways to keep the little ones included.

9. He's creative

Raising kids takes more than a little inventiveness. They come to you with problems that don't have an obvious solution. Your husband is the best dad ever if finds inventive ways to make your kids' lives better.

10. He's their No. 1 fan

No matter what they may be, your husband will embrace your kids' interests simply because if it's important to his kids, it's important to him.

11. He teaches them everything he knows

Your husband is so patient to teach the kiddos everything from how to ride a bike to how to balance a checkbook.

12. He lets them make mistakes

It's easy to swoop in and roll your kids in bubble wrap, but your husband is a great dad, so he lets them mess up. But he's also there to help them figure out how to fix their mistakes and learn from them.

13. He hugs them

Because kids just need hugs from their dad.

Melinda Fox has a Bachelor's in English and is a member of the FamilyShare content team.

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