If you were left in tears laughing over Instagram moms, wait until you check out some of the hilarious dads on the platform. Many of them combine humor, great photos and parenting tips that keep it real. Here are 20 of our favorite Instagram accounts run by fathers.
1. THAT DAD MAT
Mat York may look like a great big cuddly bear, but behind the sweet veneer is a hilarious father of three who’s also a motivational speaker and 'professional babywear advocate'. As in, he likes to cruise around with a kid in a baby carrier navigating everywhere from sandy beaches to his local Target.
2. DAD OR ALIVE
With four kids under nine, Adrian Kulp tackles parenting issues head on. He posts about pregnancy, birth, everyday life, the struggles of sick kids and hospital visits and his deep admiration of his wife. He’s positive, optimistic and genuine, showing life without the sugar coating.
3. FATHER OF DAUGHTERS
Simon calls himself FOD, short for the Forever Outnumbered dad. With 4 daughters and a wife, it's 5 to 1 in his house. And with over 900k+ followers, he’s sharing the good, the bad and the hilarious parts of parenthood with sarcasm, humor and style.
4. DEN FOR OUR CUBS
A couple years ago, this dad and his wife made the decision to give up their careers and lives in California and move into a 300-square-foot tent in the forest with their two boys. The Dad - Zac - documents their daily adventures, whether planting seeds in their garden or watching steam rise off the river under a full moon. Wilderness adventures to the max.
5. THE DAD VIEW
Nick is a writer who documents sweet moments of being a dad to his baby girl. As an ironic realist, he captures special moments like falling asleep with his baby on his belly in matching outfits as well as the challenges of pregnancy and the couple’s IVF experience. Sweet, moving and funny all at once.
6. THIS FATHER LIFE
Based out of the UK, Robert describes himself as a proud dad of 2 boys and husband to a Queen. If you’re looking for real-life Instagram accounts to follow, this one's a beauty. He blogs and posts about a wide range of family subjects and especially loves cuddles with his boys.
7. FATHERLY COLLECTIVE
For a cool dad on Instagram, look no further than Fatherly Collective. This account's dad embodies the modern man. Dedicated to his wife and 2 boys, he’s playful, funny, musical and insightful. A great read and beautiful imagery.
8. FATHERHOOD IS AWESOME
Seeking some cheerful smiles? Head to Andrey Titov's profile about life with his wife and twins. This family loves to travel, see the awesomeness of life and spend time together. Another dad to add to your Instagram feed!
9. NOT SO FUNNY DAD
Nigel is a brilliantly hilarious dad of two in the UK who stages his photos from unusual angles that you won’t be able to help but chuckle at. His good-natured spirit and artsy perspective helps us see parenting as never before.
10. THE DAD LAB
Sergei Urban has 2 young boys and over a thousand posts about crafts, food, science experiments and lots of fun indoor and outdoor activities with his kids. His crafts and experiments come to life through short videos, making it easy to follow along at home! If you’re looking for some exciting new activities to try out with the kiddos, this account is just what you need.
11. THE HONEST DAD
With wonderful and sometimes self-deprecating humor, this awesome dad nails creative photography and inspirational moments. We can't help but love this guy and his obsession with glitter, his difficulty in sharing food and his many sweet moments with his family.
12. TRIPLET DAD OF FOUR
Triplets! It’s a whole new level on it’s own, but this dad’s got a toddler to take care of, too. It’s all chronicled in this Insta account, where you get to share in moments seen through the eyes of a dad who approaches fatherhood with the happiest outlook full of praise for his wife - and isn't afraid to call on friends to help with the kids.
13. LUNCH BOX DAD
One of our absolute favorites, Beau Coffron makes lunchbox art for his children with healthy foods, lots of color and the occasional superhero. His photos are beautiful and his food is inspiring. If you’re in a lunchbox rut for your kiddo, you may want to give this profile a follow.
14. KEITH WEAVER
Don't go to this site looking for inspirational words. Keith Weaver is a photographer who loves to travel with his family. His pictures speak a thousand words, no captions necessary. From family portraits in front of crashing waterfalls to his kids diving off rocks in exotic locations, Keith captures family moments incredibly.
15. THAT DAD BLOG
Alan Lawrence welcomes his followers into the wildness that is being a father of six, one of them with an extra chromosome. He offers musings of sibling relationships, burnt pizza, fun holidays, kids sleeping in awkward places and our favorite matching father/son Christmas elf ensemble. Check him out!
16. DAVID CLARK
This light-hearted, nature-loving dad is an incredible photographer whose images depict his wife and three kids, often in stunning natural settings. Whether they’re hiking mountains, diving off rocks or enjoying the beach, this family will make you want to get out and see more of the world.
17. NERDY AT HOME DAD
James Estrada is a stay-at-home dad with a funky, nerdy twist. Through robots, Legos, Harry Potter and dinosaurs, James and his kids love to immerse themselves in fun learning. We not-so-secretly adore him.
18. DAVE ENGLEDOW
One of our favorites is Dave Engledow's account. This creative mind stages brilliant, colorful and often hilarious photos of his daughter, Alice. In fact, he’s even published three books of his photographs. Check out his fun shots about a girl who does big things with her life.
19. HOW TO BE A DAD
This hilarious account will have you literally laughing out loud with it’s hilarious and oh-so-true memes about parenting and everything that goes along with it. Definitely worth a follow for any parent!
20. REAL AMERICAN DADASS
This father of four welcomes followers to join him as “my sanity slips through my fingertips…” And it’s a follow you won’t regret. Approaching the challenges of parenthood with humor makes it easier for everyone, right?
Who are your favorite dads on Instagram? We’d love to hear!
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