I have such a hard time with this one. It’s a mathematical puzzle, I can’t solve or calculate.
On one hand, it’s the day I think of my dad’s more than any other. It’s a day I smile and remember (precious memories)……. and it’s the day I miss them terribly.
It’s the week when I see a picture of a bride dancing with her father at her wedding and it makes me cry inconsolably.
I wish for many moments with them. I wish for them to know my step-daughters. I wish for that last hug, and last good-bye – just one more conversation, one more Christmas, one more birthday, one more Father’s Day.
It’s Father’s Day and mine are in heaven and if yours aren’t, I hope you squeeze them real tight.
I have a wonderful husband in my life who is one of the BEST dads in the world. Not only to his two little girls, but to my daughter as well. He married me and got a full-time teenager. What in the world was he thinking?
Out of all the horror stories of marriages with teens, and he didn’t run away. He took on the challenge. For that alone, he should be celebrated as the hero he is. But it’s more than that, he loves her like his own too.
Accepting another person’s child as your own is the hardest thing to do in a blended family. For that I am so grateful…..
It truly makes life a blessing and it makes Father’s Day a whole lot easier for me.
My daughter is very lucky to have you. She is lucky to have her dad in the picture as well. Sydney gets what I had growing up – two WONDERFUL Dads. A gift more precious than gold.
So Jason, I picked some photographs out of the archives. Ones that I think celebrate the loving and caring Dad you are. Ones I hope show how much I love the father you are to these children.
The impact you have on these lives will last a life-time. I hope you know how much you mean to them by just being you and holding tight. I am so proud of you.
As a daughter, I can say, there is nothing more soul-filling than a Father’s love. Thank-you for gifting your love to our daughters.
Happy Father’s Day with love!