Being a good dad can be hard work – sometimes, they've got to be soft as pillows, and other times, they have to be tough as nails. This list is to celebrate some of the best examples of fatherhood that we've ever seen on the internet – through thick or thin, they'll be there for their kids!

If you have a picture of an awesome dad at his best, we'd be proud to have him included in this list – just add him below! And don't forget to upvote your favorite examples of fatherhood as well!

#1

Chinese Father Carries His Disabled Son 18 Miles To School Every Day

Chinese Father Carries His Disabled Son 18 Miles To School Every Day

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GillEnglish 4 years ago

This is real devotion and determination

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#2

Single Dad Couldn’t Do His Daughter’s Hair, So He Went To Beauty School

Single Dad Couldn’t Do His Daughter’s Hair, So He Went To Beauty School

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SherryeMendoza 4 years ago

Now that's dedication!

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#3

Dad Got A Tattoo So His Daughter Wouldn't Feel Bad About Her Implant

Dad Got A Tattoo So His Daughter Wouldn't Feel Bad About Her Implant

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AndersMagrioteli 4 years ago

That's pure love!

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#4

Dad Dressed Like 'Little' Red Riding Hood Because She Wanted To Be The Wolf

Dad Dressed Like 'Little' Red Riding Hood Because She Wanted To Be The Wolf

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MeriliAug 4 years ago

cool

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#5

Father And Son Have Competed Together In Various Athletic Events, Including Marathons

Father And Son Have Competed Together In Various Athletic Events, Including Marathons

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AdeleJean 4 years ago

These 2 inspire me

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#6

Step-Father Turns His 6-Year-Old Son With A Wheelchair Into A Tank For Halloween

Step-Father Turns His 6-Year-Old Son With A Wheelchair Into A Tank For Halloween

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L.E.X 4 years ago

I'm jealous!!!

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#7

Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids

Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids

Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids

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JoHabib 4 years ago

wow

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#8

Dad Creates Beeping Easter Eggs For Blind Daughter To Hunt

Dad Creates Beeping Easter Eggs For Blind Daughter To Hunt

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Nancy Arnold 2 years ago

This is so good , maybe it could be sold to others

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#9

After A Long Day Of Work, This Dad Still Knows What His Real Job Is

After A Long Day Of Work, This Dad Still Knows What His Real Job Is

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MarcoZea 4 years ago

:')

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#10

Dad Wears Skirt In Solidarity With His Dress-Wearing Son

Dad Wears Skirt In Solidarity With His Dress-Wearing Son

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CaioTunes 4 years ago

so what is the story behind this?!

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#11

Dad Makes Creative Sandwiches And Snacks For His Daughter’s School Lunch

Dad Makes Creative Sandwiches And Snacks For His Daughter’s School Lunch

Dad Makes Creative Sandwiches And Snacks For His Daughter’s School Lunch Dad Makes Creative Sandwiches And Snacks For His Daughter’s School Lunch

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MRR 4 years ago

that is pretty freaking awesome

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#12

This Dad Has Been Tattooing His Son’s Drawings On His Own Arm Since He Was 5

This Dad Has Been Tattooing His Son’s Drawings On His Own Arm Since He Was 5

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Chengwatana4est 4 years ago

I love this! I saved all of my deceased son's artwork. I might get one of these ratio' s myself.

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#13

This Girl Has To Wear An Eyepatch, So Her Dad Tries To Make The Best Of It

This Girl Has To Wear An Eyepatch, So Her Dad Tries To Make The Best Of It

This Girl Has To Wear An Eyepatch, So Her Dad Tries To Make The Best Of It This Girl Has To Wear An Eyepatch, So Her Dad Tries To Make The Best Of It

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CherylOlden 4 years ago

priceless bling bling!!!LOl

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#14

Parents Tattoo Their Legs With Daughter’s Birthmark So She Won’t Feel Different

Parents Tattoo Their Legs With Daughter’s Birthmark So She Won’t Feel Different

Parents Tattoo Their Legs With Daughter’s Birthmark So She Won’t Feel Different

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MariaTomlin 4 years ago

Even if she outgrows her marks, they can always spin it as a gesture of family solidarity. Nothing wrong with that.

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#15

Daughter Woke Up From Surgery To Find Her Teddy Looking Just Like Her

Daughter Woke Up From Surgery To Find Her Teddy Looking Just Like Her

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RJazz909 4 years ago

Awwwhhhh...i love teddy bears so this is just awesome to me!!!

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#16

Dad Lets His Daughter Do His Nails While Playing A Video Game

Dad Lets His Daughter Do His Nails While Playing A Video Game

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BryanKeller 4 years ago

Stop playing video games and pay more attention to your daughter!

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#17

Dad Drew Cool Cartoon Characters On His Son’s Lunch Bags Every Day For The Last 2 Years

Dad Drew Cool Cartoon Characters On His Son’s Lunch Bags Every Day For The Last 2 Years

Dad Drew Cool Cartoon Characters On His Son’s Lunch Bags Every Day For The Last 2 Years Dad Drew Cool Cartoon Characters On His Son’s Lunch Bags Every Day For The Last 2 Years

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RismaSitanggang 4 years ago

Awesome drawings!

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#18

Dad Keeps His Baby Still During A Photoshoot

Dad Keeps His Baby Still During A Photoshoot

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amsel 4 years ago

sounds more like greatest husband

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#19

Make Up Practice

Make Up Practice

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FatimaFernandez 4 years ago

jajajaja :3

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#20

She Only Wanted Daddy To Do Her Nails

She Only Wanted Daddy To Do Her Nails

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SharaGuinesso 4 years ago

my dad used to do that for me :)

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#21

Rockabilly Dad Sticks Up For Girlfriend And Her Daughter And Takes On A Daddy Roll For Life

Rockabilly Dad Sticks Up For Girlfriend And Her Daughter And Takes On A Daddy Roll For Life

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4 years ago

This is my fiancé. He took 20 punches to the head by my ex to defend me and my daughter and he has an unbreakable bond with her from day one

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#22

Dad For Any Occasion :)

Dad For Any Occasion :)

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#23

Putting Him To Sleep.. ;)

Putting Him To Sleep.. ;)

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#24

Dad Turns Car In To Batmobile For Sons Fifth Birthday And Parades Around Town As Batman And Rob

Dad Turns Car In To Batmobile For Sons Fifth Birthday And Parades Around Town As Batman And Rob

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I❤️My cat 2 years ago

😂😂😂

#25

Uncle Chris And His Niece

Uncle Chris And His Niece

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#26

He Wanted To Play But She Was Napping...watching Tv Until She Wakes Up

He Wanted To Play But She Was Napping...watching Tv Until She Wakes Up

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SarahjoyMount 3 years ago

True love, patience and dedication.

#27

Daddy Being Used As Furniture. Daughter Wanted No One But Him.

Daddy Being Used As Furniture. Daughter Wanted No One But Him.

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SarahjoyMount 3 years ago

Daddy well trained, by love.

#28

Came Home From Work To An After-bath Nap :)

Came Home From Work To An After-bath Nap :)

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ClaireAlmeida 3 years ago

That's absolutely gorgeous

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#29

Best Dad In The World

Best Dad In The World

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#30

Cuddling With Daddy!

Cuddling With Daddy!

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Nga Kieu 2 years ago

cute baby!

#31

Dad And Daughter On A Hammoc

Dad And Daughter On A Hammoc

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#32

Dad Often Takes The Night Shift So Mum Can Get Some Rest

Dad Often Takes The Night Shift So Mum Can Get Some Rest

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4 years ago

Our son is now 18 months & he still does :-) he's our hero x

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#33

This Dad Carries His Napping Son Around While On Holidays.

This Dad Carries His Napping Son Around While On Holidays.

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#34

Tatay (father) Had To Play On Motorcycle To Stop Baby's Tantrums.

Tatay (father) Had To Play On Motorcycle To Stop Baby's Tantrums.

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