With Father’s Day upon us, have you ever wondered What to Write in a Father’s Day Card? Once a year we celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday in June. For many families, it’s all about traditions. A favorite meal is served. Dad gets a pass from chores for the week. Perhaps there’s a family golf outing or Dad golfs with some friends — with no complaints from others. Father’s Day came about in 1910, two years after Mother’s Day. A single father who raised six children was celebrated at a YMCA in Spokane, Washington.
Traditional gifts for Father’s day include a tie, socks, a book, a golf club, shirts, candy and more. By the time a father has kids old enough to buy gifts, he might have many of the necessities met, so buying a gift for him can be a challenge. Brookstone, the mall store with unique gifts, was apparently developed with Father’s Day in mind. Any great gift needs to be accompanied with a Father’s Day Card. Then the true challenge begins.
What do you write a Father’s Day Card?
Make your Father’s Day Card Special
Well, here are a few suggestions:
I’d like to apologize for all of your gray hair. Genetics! That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.
I take some comfort in knowing that in my younger days, I set a family record for time outs — signed, your #1 son.
We share a love of sports that’s brought us closer, especially if we shove the recliners together.
Dad, I notice in your wallet you have photos where your money used to be.
Hopefully, this Father’s Day will provide you as much fun as before you had kids.
Dad, thanks for showing me how to play baseball. Don’t read too much into the fact that the few times I got to play it was in the right field.
Dad, you’re the best banker I ever knew. Love, your favorite daughter.
I hope I’ve made you proud, Dad and if not, hey, maybe you ought to lower your expectations.
I have to salute you, Dad, for my Hollywood good looks. The nut doesn’t fall far from the tree!
How is a baby bird like its dad? He’s a chirp off the old block! Happy Dad’s Day!
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Favorite Father’s Day Quotes
Or, perhaps add your own message with a favorite quote or two.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.
Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.
My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
So, there you have it. Now you have some suggestions for What to Write in a Father’s Day Card.
— Mike O’Halloran
Mike is a father of four daughters, author, and founder of Greeting Card Poet.
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