Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Father's Day

Three days after Father's Day and seems like mothers are the focus again! Lol! I never had a particular attachment to Father's Day. My father wasn't around much. But I have noticed that more and more people have taken an interest in fathers again!

Personally, I think that fathers are often perceived to be the breadwinners only! Dads are always absent, aloof, the un-disciplinarian....but recently that's changed. For the last few years, I've seen a shift in how the media portrays dads. It's almost like it's cool to be a dad again. I don't have children of my own yet, but I'm always dreaming about the type of father that I'll be.

One day, I'll join the Fraternity of Fathers, and I have a vision of how that will look within my family. I look forward to being a father and it will never make sense to me why some fathers choose to be absent. You always hear the reasons, but it will never make sense. That's why we have to celebrate the fathers that are present in the lives of their children. Celebrate the good dads that are around you!

I love Jimmy Kimmel for what he does every year for Father's Day. I think it's awesome! The videos always force us to appreciate the life that we have, because we know at any given time, it can be taken from us.

 KUDOS to all the fathers out there! Job well done.

 

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