This Dad’s Hilarious Parenting Advice Is The Stuff of Legend

Watch YouTube sensation How To Dad dish out some very sound advice on how to put your baby to sleep.

The video, which has reached more than 5 million views on Facebook, features Auckland-native Jordan Watson (aka How To Dad creator) and his 18-month-old daughter in a slew of hilarious scenarios.

Some of the methods include “The Sho Sho train”, and “The Bribe” whilst lesser-known “The Method Actor” and “The Hypnotist” also make an appearance.

Watch the video below

Watson, a part-time landscaper virtually became an internet sensation overnight with his first video “How To Hold A Baby”. Created as a joke for a colleague, he posted the video to Facebook. The next morning it had reached 250,00 views. That was a year ago. Since then, Jordan has appeared in Huffington Post and The Daily Mail, started a YouTube channel and manages his own How To Dad Facebook page with almost 400,000 followers.

With a rapidly growing fan base, How To Dad posts new videos to Facebook and Youtube weekly. His only goal: “Waiting for my kids to hurry up and buy me one of those BEST DAD mugs.”

On his success? The Father of two attributes it to his youngest daughter Alba, “It’s definitely 99 per cent her 1 per cent me” (

For more “DIY parenting advice you’ll actually want to listen to” subscribe to How To Dad on Facebook and YouTube.

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