Being a dad – in 140 characters or less

In taking a quick look at my Twitter feed I noticed that a lot of it focuses on parenting and my son. So I thought I would highlight a little bit of the last few days here for ya.

social dads

How fathers like me are using social media to complain about and make fun of their children. – Don’t judge us, its all we have.

Storified by Pat Lemieux · Sun, Dec 02 2012 17:29:12

Sometimes ii’s a simple observation
My son is napping – and I’m watching football. I literally can’t stop smiling.Pat Lemieux
childproofing – it’s as fun as it sounds.Pat Lemieux
Dark, spitting snow and 20 degrees didn’t matter. My son is a parade junkie. He loves it! Lemieux
Sometimes it is a deeply profound thought
Some day my children will enjoy my humor. Now it only makes them cry.Peter Small
Yesterday I child proofed my kitchen. Today, I hate my kitchen.Pat Lemieux
Social media is a great place to ask parenting questions and get guidance from other fathers. 
do i take my son to see Santa today or do I come up with another way to scare the hell out of him?Pat Lemieux
@PatrickJLemieux DO IT! AND take photographs! That fear in their eyes and little mouth frozen in a scream is freaking adorable!! HO! HO! HO!Rabid Outdoorsman
@PatrickJLemieux scare him? You’re going to an event that starts at noon full of kids who should be napping, more like scare you #NoThanksChaddah
One man’s professional victory is another man’s parenting. 
Made it through my #SMBME presentation without swearing or throwing up. #winPat Lemieux
@PatrickJLemieux coincidentally, those are also my top two parenting goals. #smbmeDerek Rice


Pat Lemieux

About Pat Lemieux

Pat has it all, family, big old house, dogs, a young son and a quarter-life crisis. He blogs about trying to be who he has always been and be who he now needs to be. He enjoys 90's grunge metal, tasty local brews and the outdoors.