“The older they get, the more I love being a dad. Now that they’re talking, I’m really loving the camp counselor end of parenting. I’m all about reasoning. If they fall and are OK but crying, David (Burtka, his partner) will be the hugger, and I’ll be the, ‘Show me where it hurts; let’s talk about it’ one. I come from a family of lawyers, so explanation is crucial.” Neil Patrick Harris is adjusting to life as a father as his twins Harper and Gideon approach their third birthday this October (13).