Sunday 18 June 2017


Its Fathers Day in the UK... so let's hear it for dads! We asked you what your dad means to you...

Katie says:
I have Dad to thank for my fangirl side... if he wasn't around, I wouldn't be so excited about TV shows, books and movies! I am thankful he's around, and not just because half the time he's the only one who understands me! Despite his being Grizzly Bear, he got up at 6a, to drive me to the place where I volunteer, and he's always ready to be called on for what Mum and I call 'man jobs'. He also cooks the dinner and helps me put the rubber bands on my braces every night!

Jenna says:
My dad was a house-husband for a while when I was younger, because he lost his job and mum was working, so I really do appreciate how much he does for us all. He is still the best cook and actually enjoys ironing (Mum thinks he's mad!) and he is happy to drive my sisters and I around and pick us up after parties. Which is good, because we live in the countryside and we'd have no social life otherwise!

Holly says:
My dad means the world to me... I don't know what I'd do without him.He helps me with everything from college work to university and beyond. He is my superhero.

Violet says:
My biological dad is that and nothing more - the closest I have to a dad is my mum's partner of seven years. I was already fourteen when they met so he didn't have much of a hand in bringing us up, but he takes time out to ferry us to friend's houses, appointments and events. He sees us as his family and makes sure we know that, and we share a sense of humour. Mum and Murdo are getting married in September - I'm not going to be a bridesmaid, I refuse to wear a dress, but I'm making origami cranes for the table centrepieces at the reception. I'm happy for him to marry mum - he may not be my 'real dad' but as father figure's go he's one of the best!

Caro says:
My dad has taught me so much, I think the world of him. He's the one person who always has my back no matter what, who always stands up for me, who understands me even when I am feeling sad or fed up or bad tempered. We are quite similar, which helps. I guess I'm a Daddy's Girl all right!

Chelsie says:
My dad and mum are divorced, but we have managed to stay close. I see him every weekend and we have a great relationship, a friendship as well as a parent-child bond. We are both adventurers and see the world in a similar way, so if I disagree with my mum about something - like wanting to go to a specialist drama college instead of regular Sixth Form - he will speak up for me. I know he is there for me no matter what, and at the end of the day that's what dad's are for!

Grace says:
My dad is a legend. H got me into heavy metal and rock music and introduced me to all kinds of good bands. Sometimes we sit in his room and he introduces me to music he likes and vice versa. I got him into bands like Poets of the Fall and Fall Out Boy. We stick songs on the jukebox in his favourite pub and drive the staff mad with how many times we play ACDC. He has never once embarrassed me when it mattered, he's always there for me and is the best dad ever. His advice is, don't take any rubbish off anyone, stand your ground when it matters and when you really love someone never let the sun set on an argument!

Cathy says:
Aww... lots of love in this post! It's not too late to give YOUR dad a quick shout-out - COMMENT BELOW to let him know what he means to you!

1 comment:

  1. I love my dad... I am definitely a daddy's girl because my mother is not great at being kind to me. He gets me anything I want and we have the best days out together! I love him because the memories we have together are beautiful. He makes me happy and I love being around him! Happy Father's Day, everyone!!! Love you daddy!
    - by the way, there was an error in the first paragraph. Instead of 6am it says 6a. I hope this helps!



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