Snug As a Bug In a Papa-Bear Hug

This *might* be the most adorable photo essay in the history of photo essays: candid shots of dads snuggling with their kids. Just try to get through this photo series without saying awwwwww ...

Dads Richard and Carlos with son Timothy, New York, New York


"Being a parent is learning about the strengths you didn't know you had and dealing with fears you never knew existed"

Dads Joe (featured) and Sean with daughter Katherine, South Orange, New Jersey


"Me as a new Dadda, holding Katherine who was less than a week old! Where does the time go?"

Dad Jerry with son Jack, California


"As time goes by ... "

Dads Joe (featured) and Josh with Myles and Micah, Atlanta, Georgia


"Friday morning snuggles."

Dads Dustin (featured) and Burton, Raleigh, North Carolina


"I wish everyday could be a lazy baby pileup day ❤️."

Dads Scott and Mike (featured) with son Taylor, Cranston, Rhode Island


"Someone doesn't want to take a nap!!"

Dads Kevin and his husband with their son, Germany


"If your son asks you to dance, dance with him ❤️ I love this kid ❤"

Dads Joey (featured) and Jonathan with daughter Francesca, Los Angeles, California


"The only thing better than coming home, is coming home to this angel. "

Dads Rocco (featured) and Corey with son Forge, Mamaroneck, New York


"Forge, I will love you this much for always and evers. I promises."

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