Ode to Real Dads

"Anyone can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a dad."
- Author Unknown

It's not easy being a Dad.  It's a tough yet supremely rewarding job.  To all Dads out there, we salute you.

Real Dads...
  • change diapers (especially the really poopy ones)
  • aren't too cool to watch Yo Gabba Gabba with their kids
  • aren't afraid to cook (ordering take-out doesn't count)
  • are masters of making the monsters in the closet or under the bed go away
  • are okay with driving a family van
  • puts their family's needs above their own
  • teach their kids the difference between right and wrong
  • aren't afraid to show emotion
  • teach their kids values (and how to avoid vices)
  • show that it's fine to make mistakes, as long as we learn from them
  • teach their kids it's okay to cry (even if they have boys)
  • respect the mother of their children
  • lead by example
  • are gentlemen
  • do what they can to make sure their kids have a happy life
  • do all they can to make sure their families have a roof over their heads, clothes to wear, food on the table, and lots of love
Thank you Dads for all that you do!

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