We're surveying some of the coolest guys we know about life as a modern dad.
Name: Holman Wang, lawyer turned
children’s writer / illustrator
Kids: Cici (3.5) and Felix (22 months)
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Find me online: mycozyclassics.com
favorite toy from childhood: Oh, I loved me my
2. A myth about modern dads: That we like doing housework any more than
the previous generation of dads. There’s just more household disharmony now if
we don’t do our share.
favorite children's book: The
Lorax by Dr. Seuss. Great rhymes, great images, great
4. A song
I'll be really bummed if my kids don't end up loving: If my kids tell me “If You Really Love Me” by Stevie Wonder is just for
old fogies, I’ll be reaching for a giant tub of chocolate ice cream.
5. A website
or blog I visit regularly: Huffington Post. I just
can’t shake the infotainment addiction.
6. A product
I would recommend to another dad: Dental floss. Really.
Start ‘em early, and you’ll save yourself a world of grief later.
question I hope my kids never ask me: Dad, can you check me
favorite way to spend a few hours with my kids: Just hanging around in the backyard on a sunny day, especially if there
is a cheap kiddie pool involved.
parenting trick that works for me and not for my wife: Speaking in Chinese. My wife is picking up a few words here and there,
but has a long way to go!
parenting superpower: Bad juggling. The balls
don’t stay in the air long—just long enough to produce beaming smiles.