As kids, we worship the ground our dads walk on; We're enthralled by their stories, rendered helpless by their tickles, and amazed by their mad skills. After all, only dads can make money magically come out of our ears and oh-so-bravely 'cut off' their own thumbs. They sit through 4-hour dance recitals, help toss glitter at our fairy parades and tell us we're the best, even when we're not. Then we get older; Suddenly our dads turn from chic to geek, and 'Daddy' is replaced by an exasperated 'Daa-aad!' We ask for money for just about everything and then jump out of the car a few blocks early, because we are SO independent. After highschool, it's all about quick pecks on the cheek and occasional phone calls crammed in between lectures and parties. And through it all, our dads love us unconditionally, knowing that eventually, hopefully, we'll need and appreciate them again. Funny thing is - even if we don't, they'll love us anyway.
This Father's Day, forego the typical cologne and socks and give your proud papa something he's sure to love. Whether's he's your action hero, a laid-back classic or gets giddy for gadgetry, these gifts will make him know just how much you appreciated all the little things.
Happy Father's Day to all the great dads out there! xo