Welcome to Cool Dads™, a series in which our resident cool dad, Nick Grant, helps us all get dressed.
No. Nope. Nuh uh. Hell no. Not possible. There is NO FUCKING WAY my little man, the same one that I nicknamed “Tootie” because of his incessant crib flatulence, is starting Kindergarten. How is this possible? Watching him walk into that school – there’s only one thing that can help me hold back my emotions until I get to the car and bawl my eyes out for 30 straight minutes: fashion!
Gotta make sure I’m looking bright and cheery for my little man, instead of all black and dreary like I feel, with a purple, floral-heavy t-shirt and pants combo. And in the event that I can’t contain my tears until I get back to the car (spoiler: I can’t and I didn’t) then I have the triple threat of a bucket hat to pull down over my eyes, a bandana to wipe them, and a bandana bracelet for if / when I soak-through the bandana. Lord, help me.
My First Day of Kindergarten picks: