Andy Grammer Says His Worst Quality as a Parent Is Being a ‘Touring Musician’

For Andy Grammer, being a musician on a highway has a pros and cons when it comes to parenting.

The “Honey, I’m Good” thespian — who only expelled his newest album, The Good Parts, in Dec — non-stop adult to PEOPLE recently about how his career choice plays into his purpose as a new father to daughter Louisiana “Louie” K, 5 months.

“Because of my furloughed schedule, I’m adult all a time anyway — we don’t get a lot of sleep,” says Grammer, 34. “So right now, I’m not removing a lot of nap with this teeny small infant, nonetheless it’s not that large of a understanding to me.”

“So when she wakes adult during 3 and she’s like, ‘What are we doing?’, I’m like, ‘Let’s ride!’ ” he adds with a laugh.

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The drawbacks are tough too, though. As Grammer explains, “My misfortune peculiarity as a primogenitor is something that’s not even my error — it’s that I’m a furloughed musician.”

“I only had to leave her for a initial time this week and it was freaking brutal,” says a singer. “She smiled for a initial time right as we was withdrawal — it’s like she knew.”

“And we was like, ‘Okay, we gotta go, goodbye!’ and she’s like [eyes wide], ‘Really?’ ” he continues. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, this is gonna be so hard.’ ”

Last night we went full Dad mode on a approach to a celebration and literally felt like we was strapped in removing prepared to burst out of a plane. #inspectordadget #louieinstagrammer 📷 @aijiaofficial

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While she’s a small immature to put a golden order into outcome only yet, small Louie will have a plain springboard from her father and mom Aijia.

“My father taught me, right before we went into high school, he said, ‘All a cold kids change, so be good to everybody,’ ” Grammer recalls. “I’m hopefully gonna make certain she knows that.”