These Dads Are Doing It Right – Part 72 – Dads Taking It All In Stride

This week’s for the Dads Doing It Right series I am looking to share with you some dads who are taking it all in stride. They are sharing their fatherhood stories and letting others know about the ups and downs of parenting. Make sure you check out their websites. If there are any other dads that you think we should check out leave their name and info in the comment section below. 

Matt Coyne – Man Vs Baby – Taking It All In Stride 

Man vs Baby’s Matt Coyne is from Sheffield, South Yorkshire.  In September 2015, Matt’s life was turned upside down by the arrival of his son Charlie. After three months of parenthood, he logged on to social media and wrote about his experience of having to live with ‘a furious, sleep-murdering, unstable and incontinent, breasts-obsessed midget lodger’. Within days, his post about surviving the first few months of parenthood was shared by millions all over the world. Matt created his popular blog Man vs Baby, which now has over 370,000 followers on social media. And has written two Sunday Times bestselling books based on his parental triumphs and disasters, the first entitled: ‘Dummy’ and the second ‘Man vs Toddler’.

Van Jefferson – What My Teachers Wear 

Van is a husband and father of two. His page not only highlights him in his fatherhood journey, but also highlights him as an educator. It also follows his journey as he builds his clothing brand, Redefining the Black Man. His brand looks to “reverse engineer negative stereotypes and create positive characteristics while celebrating being black. Check out his work over at his site. 

Matt – Dad Has A Blog 

In early December 2015, Matt learned the joyous news that I was going to be a father! Matt is a longtime blogger, journalist and social media addict. He knew that starting a dad blog would be the best way for him to sort out his feelings on this new stage of life. Matt also knew that he wanted to share the adventure with his family, friends and whoever else might be reading work. For more on his journey check out his site.  

Mike Adamick – Awesome Dad Projects 

Mike Adamick is author of the bestselling family craft series: Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects. He also wrote Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, and Dad’s Book of Awesome Recipes. Adamick has written for and been featured articles. Some have been in The New York Times, NPR, CBS Morning Show, Science Friday and PBS. He has been a keynote speaker for the BlogHer and Dad 2.0 conferences, and he penned the “Daddy Issues” column for He is a stay-at-home dad to Emme.

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