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A while ago we outlined 20 mom lifestyle blogs you should become familiar with. Well, with Father’s Day quickly approaching, we’ve compiled a list of six dad blogs that offer insights on fatherhood to encourage equality and to help you prepare for Father’s Day.

These fathers discuss everything from superheroes to writing to photography to design, all while providing unique parenting perspectives.

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Without further ado, here are six daddy blogs worldwide in no particular order:

Designer Daddy

Designer Daddy
Photo/ Logo source: www.designerdaddy.com

The American Brent Almond illustrates his experiences being a gay father of an adopted son on Designer Daddy. His blog features LGBTQ thoughts, parenting adventures, adoption experiences, design projects, and superhero commentary.

He became more widely known as sticky note dad after Instagram posts of the sticky notes he placed in his son’s lunch box went viral.  Brent uses his graphic design background to enliven his blog, his child, and the world.

Ich Bin Dein Vater

Header picture of the authors of ichbindeinvater dad blog
Photo/ Logo source: ichbindeinvater.de

Ich Bin Dein Vater, or I am your father, is a German father blog written by three men, “colleagues, friends, and companions,” who work for a communication agency. They wanted to start a blog about something they cared about, like fatherhood, thus Ich Bin Dein Vater was born. Now, their blog features daddy self-help articles and honest reflections on personal experiences. From the dad blog site, you can access their newsletter and podcasts which are slightly more comedic.

Johnny’s Papablog

Johnnys Papablog in the dad blog ranking
Photo/ Logo source: www.johnnyspapablog.de

Johnny speaks as a single parent of four. His blog and Instagram document his experiences with single parenting.

Johnny’s Papablog also summarizes many German children’s books before offering his honest assessment of them. Or, if you are looking for books, podcasts, and music for an older audience, he’s got advice on those too.

DIY Daddy

DIY Daddy in the dad blog ranking
Photo/ Logo source: www.diydaddyblog.com

Nigel, an English blogger, writes DIY Daddy. He’s got five children ranging from 3 to 19, including a set of twins! Nigel’s got a background in painting and decorating, allowing him to provide his readers with insider design tips alongside reflections on twins, gender, and blogging. To learn more check out his Instagram channel.

In addition, every week Nigel uses his fame to spread the word on other dad blogs and bloggers, which is very convenient for all parties involved.

Der Vater-Sohn Blog

Der Vater-Sohn Blog in the dad blog ranking
Photo/ Logo source: www.vatersohn.blog

The Der Vater-Sohn Blog lives up to its name, illustrating the development of Richard and his son Hugo. Richard began blogging during his wife’s pregnancy which allows readers to watch both Richard and Hugo grow. Future German speaking fathers will find this blog particularly helpful: Richard describes his experience and provides other resources if you want more information, plus he has provided a vocabulary list for fathers.

This Father Life

This father life in the dad blog ranking

On This Father Life, Robert blogs on his life as the father of two sons in order to remember and make sense of fatherhood.

Robert lives in England and has posted everything from child travel destinations to reflections on his father to supermarket debacles. All of his articles have a unique spin that stems from being Christian.

We hope you enjoyed this list of international dad bloggers. Their circumstances may differ but all of these fathers advocate for a more inclusive and adapting definition of dad while portraying the difficulty and satisfaction that accompanies parenting.

Whether you are about to become a dad and want some advice, a spouse hoping to understand your spouse, or a child hoping to get your dad a gift he likes, these dad blogs have got something for you.

Do you have a daddy blogger to add? If so, comment below.

Everyone is moving to Berlin – The British singer-songwriter Lail Arad already used this phrase in her lyrics in 2010. This is also the song that Cheryl Howard from cherylhoward.com connects to Berlin. She knows all about the appeal of the vibrant city, the best spots in hidden corners and she is THE expert on expat life in Berlin. Coming from Canada, where people are actually really friendly 😉 she tells Berlin-newcomers how to deal with the sometimes harsh German attitude, language barriers, bureaucracy, but also the more fun stuff (soaking up arts, culture, nightlife!). Her blog cherylhoward.com is an excellent how-to guide for everyone coming from abroad (not necessarily though) who wants to know all about Berlin and the German lifestyle.

We had the honor to enjoy a little talk with Cheryl in our studio and she answered us even the hardest questions, giving us a little insight into her life. From working in a stable job and owning a house to traveling and falling in love with Europe and ending up in Berlin – her life has definitely been one crazy adventure. This is also what Cheryl’s autobiography would be called if she had one. Cheryl definitely has experienced a lot and that is why we love her and her blog.

Since we couldn’t get enough, we also asked Cheryl to write a blog post for us, which you can find here: She tells us even more detailed information about moving to Berlin & the struggles that come with it,  what this crazy adventure taught here and a little how-to guide for wannabe-Berliners. You should definitely check it out! Read the article here.

Check out the full video interview below and obviously her blog cherylhoward.com.

Cheryl, what’s your favorite weird word in German?

I don’t remember the exact word but there was something that one of the German accounts posted (they do like a word a day or something) and I forgot the exact word but it was a translation for a lower back tattoo and that it literally translates into like “ass-antlers” or something. So I thought that was really funny!

(That’s true, by the way – the word is “Arschgeweih” ;).

Have you ever experienced a culture shock?

Yeah, in lots of places. But probably because I’ve been in Germany the longest, Germany was the biggest culture shock so doing things like going to the German sauna for the first time and I grew up in a pretty conservative household so going to the sauna as like a North American person and having to be naked in front of other people was definitely a really interesting experience but a very freeing and positive one.

P.S. Have you got what it takes to be the next MyPostcard Blogger of the Month? Or do you want us to interview your favorite blogger? Then let us know in the comments or send us an email at social@mypostcard.com!