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10 Famous Athletes Who Are Serious Dad Goals

10 Famous Athletes Who Are Serious Dad Goals

When it comes to parenting, it makes perfect sense that star athletes are also complete dad goals. Athletes like Juventis’ Cristiano Ronaldo, Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps and NBA star Steph Curry approach everything with excellence. Naturally, they apply that kind of perfectionism to parenting. But what makes dads like the Rockets’ Russell Westbrook, the Lakers’ LeBron James and Tom Brady inspirational dads, isn’t just that they are present and involved in their kids’ lives. After all, parenting is a dad’s job too. Right? What makes these pro athletes serious dad goals is the fact they seem dedicated to raising good kind humans who aren’t just riding mom and dads’ superstar coattails. And they willingly share the highs and lows of their parenting journeys, offering inspiration, guidance and relatability, to those of us following along. We’re inspired by these dads who makes sports, and parenting, look good. Dwyane Wade Is A Standout Amongst Athletes Who Are Dads The former Miami Heat star is dad to four kids, Zaire (18), Zaya (12), Xavier (6) and Kaavia James (20 months.) He is also raising nephew Dahveon Morris (18.) And while Wade has always celebrated his family, he earned serious dad points when…
10 Female Athletes' Amazing Relationships With Their Dads

10 Female Athletes' Amazing Relationships With Their Dads

There’s no denying the impact of a positive relationship with one’s dad, especially for female athletes whose dads often championed their athletic abilities from the time they first picked up a ball or racket. Some female athletes are so close to their dads, they’ve chosen their dad to be their coach. Athletes like Serena and Venus Williams were famously close with their dad, Richard Williams, from the time they first stepped on the tennis court. When his daughters first came on to the tennis scene Richard was nearly as famous as his kids. Tennis star Coco Gauff calls her dad, Corey Gauff, coach. And Naomi Osaka’s dad is her coach, too. And athletes like Lindsey Vonn, Megan Rapinoe and USWNT’s Alex Morgan are notoriously close to their dads. For many female athletes dad is a fixture on the sidelines, always there to offer support, feedback and comfort in the event the game didn’t go her way. We love watching these father/daughter relationships between these amazing athletes and their dads. It’s enough to make us want to pick up the phone and call our dads, too. Richard Williams Was Serena And Venus’ First Coach Even though the pro tennis season has…
Vanessa Bryant's Completely Heartfelt Posts About Parenting Alone

Vanessa Bryant's Completely Heartfelt Posts About Parenting Alone

In the aftermath of the helicopter crash that killed her husband NBA star Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gianna, Vanessa Bryant has showed amazing grace, courage and gratitude. She is been both open about the pain of losing her husband and child and has also managed to celebrate the beauty and joy of life with her three daughters Natalia, Capri and Bianka. And while Vanessa has gone out of her way to keep her daughters’ day-to-day lives private, giving them opportunity to mourn without the prying eyes of the public, she’s also been gracious about sharing her family’s process, celebrations and milestones through social media. We’ve been inspired by Vanessa Bryant’s ability to carry on, to bring joy to her daughters’ lives and to share it with us. She’s raising three kind, joyful girls who seem to value each other while celebrating their amazingly strong mom. In an 2001 interview with MTV, Kobe Bryant said he knew Vanessa was “the one” because she captured his heart with her strength. She truly is one of the strongest women in the world. Vanessa Bryant’s pain is palpable in these emotional posts that show just how hard it is to be a strong…

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