“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers and singers of song” – Pam Brown

Moms are keepers of dreams, secrets and unconditional love. And dads?

Dads are the ones who trap spiders, chase ghosts, help with math and science homework and fix, well, anything!

They’re always on-the-go, making sure that their family is provided for and often shrug off all that they do as “nothing”.

With Father’s Day coming up on 16 June 2019, I’ve been racking my brain for ideas on how to spoil the special dads in my life…

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Do I spoil them with something gadget-y or opt, rather, to invest in an experience? Or do I just rope the kids in to create a DIY card that I know they will cherish forever?

Whatever I decide, I’ll be sure to jot down one or two of these heartfelt Father’s Day quotes to remind them just how loved and appreciated they are…

Dads are always there

“When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back” – Linda Poindexter

“Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever” – Unknown

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me” – Jim Valvano

“A father is someone you look up to, no matter how tall you grow” – Unknown

They’re ordinary men turned into heroes

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers and singers of song” – Pam Brown

We look up to them

“A father is someone you look up to, no matter how tall you grow” – Unknown

What is a dad?

“A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way” – Unknown

“A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall, but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again” – Unknown

“A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be”  – Unknown

We don’t give them enough credit

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets of our society” – Billy Graham

And for the grandpas…

“The only thing better than having you as my dad, is my children having you as their grandpa!” – Unknown