He was a single father with no idea of ​​anything; the drastic hairdo he did for his daughter went viral

What this man did after is leaving more than one father with his mouth open.

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  • As any single parent knows, trying to be both mommy and daddy is more often than not overwhelming, and Greg Wickherst knows all about it.

  • So he took drastic measures to remedy it

  • Wickherst works as an admissions officer for IntelliTec, a college that has a cosmetology department. He asked some of the cosmetology students for help, according to ABC news.

  • In a true act of love for his daughter, he said he spent about an hour and a half practicing ponytails and French and waterfall braids on a mannequin. Then he tried them on Izzy's hair.

  • Messing around after bath time and gave Izzy a braided beard. Yep, I'm a dork lol. But she thought it was hilarious! Parenting win!

    Posted by Greg Wickherst's Dads Guide to Surviving Hair on Sunday, October 9, 2016
  • "The first time I actually got the french braid down, my daughter looked at me and she said, 'You did a good job Daddy' and that right there was like 'yup, I got it,'" Wickherst said.

  • 👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼 Halo Braid with curled bangs. Cute!!!! 👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼👼

    Posted by Greg Wickherst's Dads Guide to Surviving Hair on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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  • But he didn't stop there. Now, Wickherst runs a Facebook and YouTube page called, "Greg Wickherst's Dads Guide to Surviving Hair." He posts tutorials teaching various hairstyles with Izzy as the model (of course), and he also shares pictures of those who have sent in their successes from watching his tutorials. He has over 67 thousand followers on Facebook.

  • The sweetest sacrifices of a father

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    Posted by Greg Wickherst's Dads Guide to Surviving Hair on Sunday, January 15, 2017
  • Wickherst knows he has a significant role in Izzy's life.

  • "I know that this is what I was born to do is to be a dad," he said. "Raising Izzy on my own, it's a blessing as well as a struggle (just like any single parent), but it's the best thing that's ever happened to me."

  • Fathers give love and awe-inspring sacrifices for their children. Research shows that a daughter's relationship with her father has long-term effects. A daughter who has an actively engaged father throughout childhood is more likely to graduate from college and have higher-paying jobs, according to Institute for Family Studies.

  • Girls with supportive, communicative daddies are also less likely to get pregnant as a teenager and wait longer to become sexually active.

  • So to sweet dads everywhere, thank you. You've got a hard job, but it's so very important.

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Amberlee is the content manager for FamilyShare.com and earned a degree in journalism. She creates beautiful things with her experience in writing, graphic design, photography, video and music. She loves her family, the outdoors, baby foxes and podcasts.

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