As soon as his team scores a goal, he can't hold back his happiness and can be seen going a little further, rejoicing and saying, 'Yes, yes!'
Editor's note: This article was originally published on January 20, 2023. It has since been updated.
Every ounce of sleep that newborns get is the time that parents get to do their chores or enjoy themselves. As soon as they wake up, parents are back to their duties of feeding and entertaining them. So, parents go to great lengths to make sure that their children get enough sleep, which in short means they get enough personal time. One such parent is being hailed for finding innovative ways to enjoy football without waking his baby. In a video shared on Tiktok by Makenzie Waters, her husband can be seen watching a football match on TV, he is trying his best to make minimum noise. The caption reads, "He learned his lesson." As soon as his team scores a goal, he can't hold back his happiness and can be seen going a little further, rejoicing and saying, "Yes, yes!" To avoid any sound while clapping he is wearing oven mittens. He then comes back to his chair and continues clapping and saying, Let's go, let's go!" Luckily, the child was still asleep by the end of the video.
The video was so relatable that it gained more than 8.6 million views and is captioned, "One half down and baby Coop is still asleep." Many on Tiktok couldn't stop laughing about how the father tried to keep it low. @keyairasell97 wrote, "That man loved you and that baby so much! There ain’t no football fans like cowboys fans." @kerileighk said, "him grabbing that beer with both mitts has me dying." phyriley wrote, "Omg such a good dad haha he’s trying sooooo hard to hold in the excitement haha" @elliemelliellie said, "I was gonna ask what the oven mitts were for and then he clapped 😂"
Many parents on the platform could relate to the dad. @6catsandturtle wrote, "lol this was my husband too, my babies are in their rooms though." @austinmichaelvang said, "I can relate 😂 I was watching the Natty in the hospital with my newborn!" @ashers490 wrote, "The damn oven mitts to prevent the loud clapping! My husband needs that🤣🤣"
Talking of fathers, they can go to any extent to support their children and take care of them. In another video, a father despite being in a wheelchair made sure to be there with his daughter dancing on stage. The girl child is in a ballet dress and is picked by her father who moves her back and forth while he is in a wheelchair. Then he twirls her around, after which he puts her on his shoulder and moves the wheelchair around. Then, she gets down and does a few steps. The video ends with her sitting on her father’s lap and waving goodbye. Meanwhile, there were two other fathers who were performing the same act with their daughters on stage.
People were surprised to witness these heart-warming moments between the father-daughter. A user wrote, “You can tell they practiced a lot, too. Especially at the end, they were anticipating the next move. My heart is full.” Another said, “I feel the most beautiful thing is that the group practiced together. They must have.” Another user wrote, “This video has made my day.”