海外で話題☆【4人姉妹の育児に奮闘するパパ】のインスタグラムが熱い!

幸せなこともあるけど、大変なことも沢山あるのが子育て。

今回は、フランス・海外のメディアで話題、インスタグラム上で大人気の4人の娘の育児に奮闘するパパをご紹介します。

育児のリアルを映し出す彼の写真の数々に、共感すること間違いなしです!
今回ご紹介するのは、ロンドンで4人の娘さんを育てるパパのSimon Hooperさん。

I seem to forget to feed myself sometimes. I can get to 5pm and realise I’ve had nothing other than a cup of tea that’s been microwaved 5 times and has a skin on it that’s thicker than I feel after watching a documentary of dark matter. The twins, on the other hand, get 3 square meals a day spooned directly into their mouths. I tried crouching between them in the hope @mother_of_daughters would feed me too (FYI I don’t have tiny arms) although I was rumbled by Delilah who kicked up a fuss. They have absolutely zero loyalty or compassion for me. Get between these girls & their food and you may just lose a finger. #noidonthavetinyarms #foodoverfathers #arewefeeders #theydontsharefood #nowonderimlosingweight #microwavetea #fatherofdaughters #instadad #dadlife

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オシャレな写真が多いインスタグラム上で、美しくも醜くも育児のリアルを映し出す彼のセルフィー写真が大人気!
なんとフォロワーは39万人以上です(2016年11月30日時点)。

Tomorrow is international day of the girl and I, more than most, am celebrating. I might be heavily outnumbered and outgunned, but I’m celebrating because my girls are strong independent young ladies that are growing up in a world that they can do anything they put their mind to (with a little encouragement). We strive for equality and see women as equals (and in my case, as superiors!). That said, in many places girls are seen as second class citizens and have limited opportunities to reach their full potential. This has to change. Go kiss your girls goodnight & encourage them everyday to reach for the stars. Tag a strong girl and share. #mygirlswearthetrousers #daughters #dayofthegirl #girlsareequals #girlsarestrong #sisters #mygirls #girlsareamazing #beproudofyoudaughters #fatherofdaughters #instadad #dadlife

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ブロガーで育児本の著者でもある奥さんClemmieさんも、Instagramでアカウントを持っています。

New blog post – What I’ve Learnt So Far…. (Spoiler alert I still hate Mr Tumble) www.gasandairblog.com

C L E M M I Eさん(@mother_of_daughters)が投稿した写真 –


彼女のアカウントもフォロワー17万人と人気ですが、旦那さんのSimonさんのアカウントはその2倍以上のフォロワーを誇る大人気っぷり。

共感がいっぱいの、パパの育児に奮闘する写真たち

子育てに奮闘するママ、パパならきっと共感すること間違い無しのショットたち。

ミルクとオムツの欠品を防ぐためにスーパーに駆け込む姿。

Another monday, another last minute rush to the shops to avoid the armageddon I.e running out of nappies, wipes & baby crack (milk) for the addicts. I basically live in this aisle of the supermarket now. New parents seem to gravitate to me as an “experienced parent” (i.e. the tired looking guy shivering in the corner) and ask “do you know where so and so is please?” My reponse – “Sure 3rd shelf, half way down on the left hand side, buy 3 & get a discount,although you want to use that in combination with blah blah blah.” I’m like a walking encyclopaedia of baby product info. I used to use my brain to solve global corporate wide problems. I now use it to calculate bulk buy discounts. #ishouldgetanamebadge #bogofking #iliveherenojoke #dadbrain #lifeinthefastlane #fatherofdaughters #dadlife #instadad

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ベッドの片隅のほんのわずかなスペースに身を置いている哀れな姿。

Is it only me or do all men learn to sleep on an 8 inch strip at the edge of the bed? Irrespective of the size of the bed, or how many people are in it, I always find myself relegated to the ‘man zone’. I’ve become so used to sleeping on this limited area of bed real estate, that I’m confident that I could sleep on top of a wall & not fall off. On the other side of the bed (the promised land), @mother_of_daughters sleeps like a star fish all night long, kneeing me in the back and generally complains about me coming to bed too late, being too cold or my foot encroaching onto her territory. At least the bed’s nice and warm, even if the reception isn’t sometimes! I hope that next Sunday, on #NationalLieInDay, I’ll not only gain another hour in bed, but more space – but it’s doubtful ! If you want to regain that hour (and some space for that matter) click in the link in my bio, loads of great prizes to be won @SimbaSleep #bedrealestate #livingontheedge #girls #twins #daughters #therestoomanygirls #fatherofdaughters #dadlife #instadad #gopro

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小さな我が子に押しつぶされる姿。

we have A LOT of toys for the girls. Some hand-me-downs, some brand new. We offer up the hand made, ethically sourced, non toxic, bespoke blocks made from organic, carbon offset wood, lovingly sourced from Norway. They look down their nose at them with disgust, decide they’re tosh and toss them to one side. Then they go on a rampage to find keys, my wallet, my phone, anything that resembles a remote control and plastic packaging. If that fails, they bug me until i give up the goods. Many mornings, you’ll find me running around the house, quietly cursing the babies, who’ve hidden my cash / debit card and /or keys. guess I should get used to this as I hear teenage girls take the same stuff. #stophidingmyshit #pointlessexpensivetoys #allthebabieswantismywallet #girlstakemystuff #ishouldgetusedtoit #fatherofdaughters#dadlife #instadad

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長女の性教育について悩むパパ。

This week my eldest has been doing sex education at school. Shes very mature about it & having a midwife as a mum, they know a lot more than your average kid, no ‘front bottoms’ or ‘nunnys’ in this house, it’s strictly a ‘vagina’ affair (which coincidently would be a great title for a drama series on TV) That said, she’s chosen tonight (when @mother_of_daughters is away) to ask questions about men which makes me feel like an embarrassed child, but i promised to tell her the truth. My personal favourites – “do you wear a condom daddy?” Me – “Yes”. Then why do you have so many children? Touchè. “Have you and mummy had sex more than 3 times?” I laughed proudly – “Way more……like at least 9 or 10 times” ( I didn’t want to come across as a sex crazied maniac). #sexeducation #shestheadultimthechild #sheknowsmorethanme #dontaskaboutmasturbationorilldie #ivedoneitloads #fatherofdaughters #instadad #dadlife #parenting

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波瀾万丈だけど、やりがいのある子育て

These guys are like Jekll and Hyde either side of feeding time. One moment they’re having a blazing tandrum that involves so much back bending, you’d swear their spines were made from wet newspaper and of such intensity that even Mariah Carey would say “Dam diva – calm down, that’s another level right there!”. The next moment, they’re quietly clapping hands & babbling away about how baby grows don’t fit the way they used to / the price of baby milk / that squirrel they saw eating a nut earlier / what they actually think of us (or whatever 10 mths olds talk about). I look forward to when these guys can feed themselves – I swear they can already (they can grab my wallet & happily drain it of its contents, so why not a bottle!?!) but they know we’d do anything for them so get us to do it. Lazy or manipulative geniuses? We’ll see…. #divatantrum #milkistheremedy #spinmadeofwetpaper #notaskingyoutomakethebottlejustholdit #twins #feeding #babytalk #fatherofdaughters #instadad #dadlife

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子育ての辛いことから楽しいことまで、幅広く映し出している彼の写真。
見ているだけで、笑顔になりハッピーになること間違いなし!
子育ての合間に、彼のアカウントをぜひ覗いてみてくださいね。

Simon (@father_of_daughters) • Instagram photos and videos

最後に

いかがでしたか?
最近だと「イクメン」という言葉が浸透してきたり、日本でも子育てに奮闘するパパが増えてきているのではないでしょうか?

フランスをはじめヨーロッパでは、パパもママと同様、もしくはそれ以上に育児に積極的に参加しています。
息子の通う保育園でも、送り迎えはパパがしていたり、週末はママは家で休んで子どもと一緒に公園に行っているパパの姿をよく見かけます。

日々の大変な育児、ママだけではなく、パパも奮闘している姿を見ると、なんだかパワーをもらいとても励みになります。

Instagramやってます♪フォロー大歓迎!

Merci d'être sur mon blog! / Thank you for reading this blog 🙂 いつも読んでくださってありがとうございます!! コメント欄(ページ下)再開しました♪みなさまからのコメントお待ちしております^^ ※光栄なことに個別の質問・メッセージ、ましてや恋愛相談までいただくのですが、わんぱく坊主の子育てに仕事にバタバタしておりまして…。(泣)個別にお返事できない場合もありますので、ご了承ください…m(__)m

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Saolin

フランスのアルプス地方在住のママライター・翻訳者。 「パリもイイけど、フランスの地方はもっとイイ」ということを発信すべく、フランス人旦那と1歳男児とのフランスのアルプスでの日常をブログで綴ってます。