Sunday, June 19, 2016

Father's Day, June 19, 2016


The Huffington Post blog/Jim Joseph, Marketing Master, author, blogger, dad, 6/15/16. "The brands of Father's Day 2016."


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Dad, you're my hero!
Image result for Father's Day pictures"I was raising my now adult kids at a time when dads didn’t get much credit. We were considered bumbly-fumbly fools who could barely babysit for an afternoon, let alone actually care for a child. Meanwhile, in my case, I was a primary caregiver taking the responsibility of parenting full on. While I wouldn’t have changed my family for the world, it would have been nice to get a little acknowledgement.

Enter 2016, and have times changed. We see fathers of every flavor actively caring for their children and we see pop culture and brands celebrating it. Thankfully.  ....  Happy Father’s Day to all the dads...I personally know the work that goes into parenting and I salute all of your efforts every single day."  Read more.

Reference.'s Day.  "On July 19, 1910, the governor of the U.S. state of Washington proclaimed the nation’s first “Father’s Day.” However, it was not until 1972, 58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official, that the day became a nationwide holiday in the United States." Time and Date/Father's Day in the United States. Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make for their children's lives. What do people do?  ... Many people send or give cards or gifts to their fathers. Common Father's Day gifts include sports items or clothing, electronic gadgets, outdoor cooking supplies and tools for household maintenance. Father's Day is a relatively modern holiday so different families have a range of traditions. These can range from a simple phone call or greetings card to large parties honoring all of the 'father' figures in a particular extended family. Father figures can include fathers, step-fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers and great-grandfathers and even other male relatives. In the days and weeks before Father's Day, many schools and Sunday schools help their pupils to prepare a handmade card or small gift for their fathers.

Note:  photograph/graphics. Happy Father's Day image from Marina Harbor, Marina del Rey, CA. Dad, you're my hero! image from Text Images.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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