I'm so glad we have a day to honor Fathers. I have been blessed with good examples of great Dads in my life. I'll start with my Dad. What a great guy he was. So funny, talented with music and writing and could fix anything that ever broke! He loved us kids and believed we could do whatever we put our minds too. He loved my Mom and I think that's one of the best things a Dad can do for his children is to love their Mom. He provided a home that my Mom still lives in today. He had 6 kids and his sons are wonderful Dads too. I miss him everyday and I sure wish he was still by my Mom's side. I was 23 when he passed away and I sure could have used his wisdom and strength many times as I was raising my own family with Jack. But I think he's watching from above and hopefully he's pleased with what his family has accomplished. Love you Dad!
Here's Jack today enjoying his Father's Day meal. He's been a good Dad to our boys and enjoys it when everyone gathers together for a fun meal, laughter and lots of noise! I'm thankful that I have him as a husband and Father to our kids. Love you Honey!
Here are some more good Dads I've had the pleasure of knowing. Of course I'm a bit biased since I helped bring them into the world! Our first born has 4 delightful kiddos...Driana, Summer, Anthony and Cameron (who was sleeping when this pic was taken). He's a really good Dad to them.
Our second son Craig is a good Father to his 3 kiddos, Katie, Taylor, and Sophia.
Number 3 son is a great Dad to his 2 girls, Lexi and Addy.
Jordan, #4 son, isn't a Dad..since he's not married we're happy about that. But he is a good Dad to his dog Eddy. It won't get him a crazy tie or card today, but I'll give him a shout out anyway!
The boys, minus Craig and family, all arrived with Grands in tow. I fixed all of Jack's favorite things...shrimp creole..okra and tomatoes...black-eye-peas. To make sure everyone enjoyed the meal I also had BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, salad and homemade icecream for dessert. No one went home hungry. These monsters sure didn't! Anthony, Driana, Summer, and Cameron claimed the kitchen table as theirs!
We really needed rain and when the rain finally came today it was a great relief. But the Grandkiddos had to find a way to enjoy the rest of the day. A movie, a blanket and full tummies made it a quiet ending.
Nothing better than a chair full of crazy, cozy, cousins! The day was great and I hope everyone had a wonderful Father's Day!