Being a dad is one of the coolest experiences in the world, because not only do you get to raise a tiny human, you have a built-in audience for all the stuff you like. It's not surprising that kids like the music their dad listens to while he works, or they have similar tastes in movies - your kids tend to idolize you.
While it's definitely nice to introduce them to the Beastie Boys orPulp Fiction, demonstrating and passing down knowledge is your most powerful ability. A lot of men grow up without certain basic life skills that, frankly, are essential. There are a variety of reasons for this: rough childhood, parents who did everything for you, or maybe nobody ever took the time to teach you. Even if you don't know these skills now, you're never too old to learn and learning them with your kids can be incredibly rewarding.
Here are our 5 most important skills for every dad to know and to teach their kids.