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17 Ways To Be A Cool Dad As Told By Phil Dunphy From "Modern Family"

He's not like all the other dads. He's a cool dad.

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1. Learn all the High School Musical dances.

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2. Convince yourself that Harry Potter is REAL.

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3. Make sure you're completely in tune with the lingo of today's youths.

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4. Open yourself up to the hobbies of your children.

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5. Play it cool in front of your kids' friends.

6. Deliver fatherly advice to your children.

So wise.
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So wise.

7. Calmly and patiently teach your kids how to drive.

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8. Keep it realer than real.

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9. Always be blossoming with pop-culture references.

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Even during the most significant of milestones.

10. Don't be afraid to #YOLO.

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11. Live life like you're in a Jason Derulo song.

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12. When your kids get excited, you must get excited too.

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13. Become a master of puns.

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14. Immerse yourself in the awesomeness that is modern 3D technology.

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15. Demonstrate your professional problem-solving skills.

16. Take the occasional trip to the ~wild side~.

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17. Be confident in your radiating coolness.

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And eventually, you might convince your kids that you are an ACTUAL cool dad.

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