Daddy’s Shoes – A Father’s Day Tribute

Little boys and their dads need each other.

It’s even more evident in special needs boys. They want to be like their daddy. Having daddy in their lives is extremely important to how little boys see themselves when they are older.

My son loves putting on his daddy’s shoes. He clomps around the house and even outside to get the newspaper with them on. Sometimes he trips and falls, but he loves wearing them. He’s tried to put his jeans on, but they are huge on a little boy!

Little boys “try on” daddy’s clothes because they look up to them and admire them. I am very blessed to have a husband that can fill this role on a daily basis and demonstrate what a father and husband should be. Father’s Day is very important for us to be able to show them how much we love them and shine a spotlight on how important they are to us.

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For those of us who have fathers and husbands who are a shining example to our special needs children, Father’s Day is extra special to us. We usually take him out to dinner and have some special gifts that my son helps me pick out. Sometimes he makes something for him. Some suggestions that are inexpensive to make or do are:

1.Breakfast in bed. Waffles, bacon, or whatever he will enjoy is something the kids can help you make. If you are crunched for time, you can make them the night before and then heat them up.

2.Special Lunch. Either taking him out to his favorite restaurant or making his favorite meal at home is a great way to involve the kids and show him how special he is to you.

3.Special Outing. If there is something he has been wanting to do, you can arrange for him to do it.

No more ties! As much as ties have always been the fallback item for dads, most men don’t wear ties to work in Arizona unless they are specifically required to do so. Be creative and do something for the dad in your life that he will enjoy and appreciate. These are only a few ideas to help with making Father’s Day special. You don’t have to spend anything to make it a special day that he will always remember.


Funky Father's Day Photos

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