Honor Great Dads on Father’s Day (Give ‘Em the Credit They Deserve) by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Dads Holidays
6 hours ago
Honor Great Dads on Father’s Day (Give ‘Em the Credit They Deserve)

Have you seen some of the Father’s Day greeting cards out there? Dads are depicted as lazy, uninvolved, beer-guzzling, TV-obsessed couch potatoes. Such portraits do not reflect the countless fathers I know who are actively involved in their kids’ lives:

  • making school lunches
  • helping with school projects
  • changing diapers
  • attending performances
  • coaching Little League
  • tucking their kids in at bedtime

So this Father’s Day, let’s celebrate the engaged, loving dads in our lives, the stay-at-home-dads, the single dads, the partners in parenting. Let’s honor all the fathers who are giving their all for their families. And if those greeting cards don’t capture what we’d like to say to the special dads in our lives, we can make our own cards this year!

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

DIY Father's Day Cards for Kids: Give Dad a Car This Year With This Fun Craft

Father's Day Card Craft for Kids: Dad Will Love This DIY Handyman Card on His Special Day

Dads Know How to Parent, Too: A Shout Out to All the Amazing Dads on Father’s Day (and Every Day)

Donna John
Well said, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead! Happy Father's Day to all the great dads out there!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Love this, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead! Thank you for shining a light on all types of great dads. Happy Father's Day to you and yours! xoxo

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Dads Who Are Hard to Buy For: A Father’s Day Gift Idea for the Dad Who Really Has Everything

Honoring Dads On Father's Day: Fun Father's Day Facts & Gift Ideas for That Special Dad

What Do Dads Really Want for Father’s Day? A Dad Shares 5 Ideas!

Cyber Monday: 2 Apps to Try That Help You Get the Best Deals

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!