#WhatItMeansToBeAFather: Tweeps share heartwarming posts on fatherhood

South Africans on Twitter have shared what the meaning of fatherhood is to them by sharing posts under the hashtag #WhatItMeansToBeAFather and one's heart can't help but melt.

Baby holding dad's finger. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Dad, uBaba, Papa, Ntate! Being a present and active father to one's kids means different things to many families, but one thing is certain - it's beautiful.

South Africans on Twitter have shared what the meaning of fatherhood is to them by sharing posts under the hashtag #WhatItMeansToBeAFather and one's heart can't help but melt.

It isn't just dads sharing, but kids raised by dads or men who are father figures and women appreciating the men who are fathers to their kids.

Check out some of the posts below.