We're surveying some of the coolest guys we know about life as a modern dad.
Name: Andy Ward, Book editor, Random House; intern, Dinner: A Love Story
Kids: Phoebe (11) & Abby (9)
Location: Dobbs Ferry, NY
Find me online: Do twitter accounts expire if you don’t use them?
1. A parenting trick that works for me and not for my wife: On weekends, I go for a long run and my daughters ride alongside me, on bikes, and as we go, they open up about their lives in ways that are really unguarded and sweet – and very helpful in the intelligence-gathering department. Which sounds ominous, but isn’t. The more deeply we know them, the better parents we can be.
2. A myth about modern dads: That, by some quirk of DNA, we are incapable of arranging our daughters’ hair into a proper freaking ponytail.