A juice box toast to everyone out there enjoying the grand adventure that is fatherhood!

No matter what your personality type, every dad brings particular strengths, quirks and qualities to the family table. Today, we're celebrating what makes you the uniquely cool dad that you are, and maybe adding a few dad jokes to the repertoire because, why not?

What do you call a fish with no eyes? Fsh.

ISTJ: The Practical Dad

To the dads who have an answer for every question, well-organized toolboxes, and step up to the plate over and over again, your practicality is invaluable. You show your kids the value of hard work, responsibility and staying true to your commitments, but it’s something to remember that not everything can be fixed with a wrench. Sometimes, the right tool is a listening ear and a warm hug.

What do you call a bear with no teeth? A gummy bear.

ESTJ: The Traditional Dad

To the dads who are natural-born leaders and love things organized and efficient, your dedication creates a solid family foundation. You show your kids the importance of responsibility, tradition and setting goals. Make sure your preference for structure doesn’t overshadow a kid’s need for spontaneity. Sometimes, the best memories are made when plans go out the window!

What do you call a man wearing a rug on his head? Matt.

ISFJ: The Launchpad Dad

To the dads who focus on creating a safe and nurturing home base, your dedication to setting your kids up for success helps launch them into adulthood. You encourage your children to spread their wings and aim high. Don’t forget to step out of their way when they do, so they can put all of your hard work into action on their own.

What do you call spaghetti in disguise? An impasta.

ESFJ: The Nurturing Dad

To the dads who have a knack for taking care of others, your nurturing nature is a gift to your family. You teach your kids that values, empathy, and being there for each other are important. However, it’s important to remember to make regular time for yourself and recharge those batteries before you get back out there for yet another generous gesture.

What do you call a lazy kangaroo? A pouch potato.

INFJ: The Wise Dad

To the dads who have a knack for seeing the bigger picture and picking up on human emotions, your insight and wisdom are invaluable. You encourage your kids to explore their emotions, investigate spiritual and moral development, and make a positive impact on their world. Be careful not to get too lost in your deep thoughts, however. Join in some silly family fun and let loose once in a while!

What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? Nacho cheese.

ENFJ: The Charismatic Dad

To the dads who light up a room when they step into it, your warm charisma creates a welcoming environment wherever you go. You use your gift of affirmation to connect with your kids and create deep emotional bonds. You teach them the value of kindness, compassion and how to be a good listener. Be sure to find a balance between socializing and downtime or you’ll end up with more playdates than you can handle!

What do you call a sheep that knows karate? A lamb chop. 

INTJ: The Problem-solving Dad

To the analytical dad who thrives on planning and problem-solving, your meticulous attention to detail ensures that no family trip or project goes awry. Embrace your knack for organization and share your wisdom with your kids, but remember that not everything requires a PowerPoint presentation. Sometimes, a spontaneous adventure can be just as rewarding.

What do you call a cow with no legs? Ground beef. 

ENTJ: The Go-getting Dad

To the driven dad who leads with ambition, a cross-country trip will never be random. You teach your kids the value of independence and that rules were created for a reason, encouraging them to achieve. But don’t forget that leaders require followers and that your kids might have some ideas of their own to implement into the master plan.

What do you call a girl in the middle of a tennis court? Annette.

ISTP: The Fix It Dad

To the dads who are natural problem-solvers and experts at fixing things, your logical thinking and mechanical prowess are highly impressive. You teach your kids the value of hands-on learning, problem-solving, and critical thinking. The challenge is to embrace the spontaneity of thinking outside the toolbox once in a while and allow room for impulsive but important kid conversations.

What do you call a potato wearing glasses? A spec-tater. 

ESTP: The Goofball Dad

To all the thrill-seeking dads out there, your spontaneity and zest for life bring a whole new level of excitement to the family. Embrace your inner goofball and let your kids see your playful side. Teach them the importance of taking risks, trying new things, and living life to the fullest. Just remember to temper those superhero impulses with space and grace when the kids need cuddles and quiet time.

What do you call a moose with no name? Anonymoose. 

ISFP: The Zen Dad

To the laid-back dads who go with the flow and embrace life’s unpredictable moments, your calm helps stabilize the fam. You share your love of art, nature, and creativity with the kids and encourage them to be kind. You know that kids inherently come with conflict, so taking a little time for yourself will keep you from feeling exhausted.

What do you call birds that stick together? Velcrows. 

ESFP: The Fun-loving Dad

To the dads who bring a contagious energy to every gathering and never miss an opportunity to make a memory, your warm enthusiasm is cherished. You show your kids how to celebrate diversity, embrace their passions, and be true to themselves. Remember that it’s okay to have some structure and discipline in place so you don’t miss the next Back-to-School night.

What do you call two ducks and a cow? Quackers and milk. 

INFP: The Dreamer Dad

To the dads who build castles in the air, you give your kids plenty of opportunity to help draw the turrets and raise flags for the family’s future. Cooperative and supportive, you facilitate engaged and playful family time. You encourage your kids to explore what makes them tick. Harmony and inner peace are good goals but try to remember that today counts, too.

What do you call recently married spiders? Newly webs.

ENFP: The Creative Dad

To the dads who radiate creativity, optimism, and a sense of wonder, your ability to see beauty everywhere you look is truly magical. You nurture your kids’ dreams and passions, inspiring them to chase after their goals fearlessly. However, don’t forget to balance your boundless enthusiasm with some practicality. The supper on the table has to be edible, not just decorative!

What do you call a medieval lamp? A knight light. 

INTP: The Exploring Dad

To the dads who thrive on intellectual pursuits and unraveling the mysteries of the universe, your love for knowledge is inspiring. You encourage your kids to question, explore, and seek understanding in the world around them. While you demonstrate the powers of critical thinking, remember that not every conversation needs to turn into a philosophical debate. Practice your dad jokes once in a while!

What do you call a shoe made out of a banana? A slipper. 

ENTP: The Visionary Dad

To the dads out there thinking outside the box on the regular, your ability to look at things in a new way prepares you for the constant change and growth of your kids. You teach your children to approach the world in a hands-on, constructive way, using their creativity for innovative ideas. However much the shiny future lures you, don’t forget to stop and appreciate what today’s kid has to offer.

When does a joke become a dad joke? When it becomes apparent.

Jolie Tunnell
Jolie Tunnell is an author, freelance writer and blogger with a background in administration and education. Raising a Variety Pack of kids with her husband, she serves up hard-won wisdom with humor, compassion and insight. Jolie is an ISTJ and lives in San Diego, California where she writes historical mysteries. Visit her at jolietunnell.com