One of the most talked about topics in the world is how a child needs their mother from when they’re a baby to when they’re an adult and trying to deal with life themselves. But there is something people more often than not sneer over without giving it much thought. That’s the fact that a child needs their father by their side. Without a father, the world of a kid is much duller, and there is no one to teach the young person how to do certain things in life – but that’s why fatherless boys can depend on the man known as the ‘Internet Dad!’
How it All Started
Rob Kenney, known throughout the world wide web as the ‘Internet Dad,’ got a rough start at only age 14. Kenney’s dad left him and his seven siblings to fend for themselves. The dad had won custody after a nasty divorce but never wanted it. He got sick of caring for the kids soon after the custody battle and left. The young boy, Rob, decided to move in with his older brother and wife so he could settle on his feet.
The Start of the ‘Internet Dad’
Facing such a rough life at such a young age, Kenny, now a father to adult children, knew he needed to do something to feel more fulfilled. He knew the struggles of a young boy without a father and wanted to be there for those who suffered the same woes as he had. That’s how he started his channel about helping young men go through life.
All About the Channel
Running for its third year, Kenney’s channel “Dad, How Do I…?” helps young men across the globe with everyday tasks. If a child doesn’t have a father to show him how to tie a tie – Rob shows a step-by-step process on the channel. That’s why he is referred to as the ‘Internet Dad.’ There are also videos on fixing up a sink and even changing a tire or the oil of the car. Basically, it’s all the tasks a father is supposed to teach his young son.
After a while on the Internet, the channel of the ‘Internet Dad’ is now separated into sections referring to different tasks such as lawn care, plumbing, tools, and even baking. And course, there are the dad jokes. It’s a channel Kenney is proud to have kept for so long, and he gets teary-eyed when he reads comments about how much impact his videos have.