For this Father?s Day, we?re talking about Team Soft and Team Tickly ? whether your children prefer kisses from Daddy (or Grandpa or favourite Uncle!) to be as smooth as can be or if his facial hair makes them laugh and giggle.
Braun, who sponsored the BritMums Twitter conversation, conducted research with families this Father?s Day, asking them ?How do you show how much they mean to you??, which got us thinking about daddy?s kisses and debate between the #TeamSoft vs #TeamTickly families:
- 38% of kids don?t give Dad as many as kisses as Mum because of stubble!
- 73% of kids prefer Dad clean shaven
- Nearly 40% of kids give Dad a kiss or a hug as a way of showing affection (53% for 6-9 year olds) ? (So we better make sure they?re receiving the best kisses possible!) BUT
- 73% of kids? favourite thing about Dad?s kisses is that they?re tickly and make them laugh
- 71% of Dads acknowledge children prefer them clean shaven or with facial hair
Which Team are you?
At our #TeamTickly #TeamSoft Twitter conversation, you talked about how your children enjoy Daddy?s kisses, whether you are Team Soft or Team Tickly, and about the thought that counts for Father?s Day.
The #TeamSoft #TeamTickly conversation was sponsored by Braun, which is here to help you make the most thoughtful gift choices to celebrate your closest, truest relationships this Father?s Day ? and there is no truer relationship than between a father and their child.
Father?s Day gift ideas
For #TeamSoft, check out the Braun Series 9 Shaver, which makes a kiss with Daddy super smooth on Father?s Day.
For #TeamTickly, the Braun Beard Trimmer keeps those kisses with Daddy giggly and fun.
What kids think of Daddy?s facial hair
My daughter has just read The Twits and thinks all beards are like Mr Twits?s! @mia_low
It is #TeamSoft for us! My little girl doesn?t like stubble @dr_reenu
My little boy is only 6 but is always asking when he can use daddys shaver on his cheeks lol!! Think hes definitely #teamsoft lol @Tantrums2Smiles
My husband?s beard always makes our daughter giggle! @The_Doves
Mine thought they would ?catch? his beard and get hairy when they kissed him when he grew one @claireharr
Why kids and mums choose #TeamTickly
An awesome beard! @blueberriesblog
A good kissing strategy for the #TeamTickly crowd @BritMums
I?m definitely a #teamtickly girl!! https://t.co/1goDUrHlLv @missielizzieb
We are definitely #TeamTickly and where does the beard end? @arepopsblog
Love this pic! @BritMums
Yep when my husband blows raspberries on the kids tummies they are always more tickly with the beard! @Tantrums2Smiles
He looks funny when he does have a shave @kochan_sarah
#TeamTickly is way more fun. Look you can even decorate it for Christmas!! @missielizzieb
My dad always had a beard when my sisters and I were small and he?d grab our feet and tickle the soles with his beard!! @Babypie10
Why kids and parents are #TeamSoft
I?m #TeamSoft ? but Harry?s squeals from raspberries with Daddy?s stubble mean he?s most definitely in #TeamTickly @penjy
My boys run a mile now if anyone mentions kissing but when they were tiny they would have been on #TeamSoft @x2mum
Always #TeamSoft ! Sometimes when dad is #TeamTickly, he doesn?t get kisses from our daughter @dr_reenu
Has to be #Teamsoft. Husband grows stubble in belief he?s going to look rugged, but ends up looking shifty @MummifiedMummy
Here?s a pic after a good shave https://t.co/5fnKhs5Rek @kochan_sarah
I forgot to share my one https://t.co/rGcxs2W2v0 @missielizzieb
See mine love them so much they have their own at certain times of the year https://t.co/I7lmlRewLU @BlueBearWood
Fathers Day and the thought that counts
It?s the thought that counts on Fathers Day ? Hugs, Kisses and a homemade card are popular in our house @laurasidestreet
If you have a dad around to kiss you, you are already very blessed whether #TeamTickly or #TeamSoft @strikingmum
A beard still needs to be tamed and groomed for the best Fathers Day kisses @BritMums
For smooth-shaven Dads check out Braun?s Series 3 shavers for Father?s Day @BritMums
Braun?s Beard Trimmer keeps Dad?s face looking sharp. What?s your man?s status: Beard? Moustache? Goatee? @BritMums
The last words
My husband looks so much younger when he doesn?t have a beard, prefer #teamtickly to #teamsoft @MamaMummyMum
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