Zack Andresen

Zack Andresen is a writer, father and husband traveling the world with his family. He and his wife document their travels through their podcast titled, Mom and Dad Made Podcast. Follow their journey on and follow Zack on Instagram.


Best piece of parenting advice you’ve ever gotten?
If it feels right, it probably is.
Proudest parenting moment?
When he was accepted to Harvard at the tender age of 14 months! Kidding, of course - I get so proud when I watch him read his books to himself (in gibberish). I'm a big reader and always said I wanted to instill that in my kids early on, so I am so happy my toddler loves curling up with a good Dr. Seuss book.
Worst parenting moment?
Anytime he's sick it crushes me. He had quite a few fevers in his first year - the fear and helplessness is the worst feeling I've ever had.
Fave quote?
As a parent? My man Louis CK: "“The only time you look in your neighbor's bowl is to make sure that they have enough. You don't look in your neighbor's bowl to see if you have as much as them.”
Best thing you’ve learned from your kid?
Obviously patience but more importantly an unrelenting love that inspires you to be better, just for them.
Something people would be surprised to learn about you?
I've done stand-up comedy on and off for about 6 years!
Finish the following sentence: I can’t start the day without…
Cuddles from the little guy.

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