Father’s Day Quotes: Best Sayings About Fatherhood

Father’s Day is coming up quickly, but you still have time to craft a perfect card for the dads in your life to cherish (er, stash in a drawer somewhere…) forever. If words aren’t your strong suit, never fear: here are some of the best quotes about fatherhood that are sure to make even the most stoic of fathers crack a smile or shed a tear. Print them, pin them, frame them, or stash notes around the house – whatever you choose, just make sure to let dad know how much you care.

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  • “Having a staring contest with a newborn is one of the weirdest things you will ever do. And it is highly recommended.” -Ross McCammon

  • “Above all, children need our unconditional love, whether they succeed or make mistakes; when life is easy and when life is tough.” -President Obama

  • “Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!” -Lydia M. Child

  • “You fathers will understand. You have a little girl. She looks up to you. You’re her oracle. You’re her hero.” -Stanley T. Banks, Father of the Bride

  • “Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.” -Robert Downey Jr.

  • “A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company.” – Bill Cosby

  • “I thought I would be more inspired to have all these new feelings to talk about, but I really just want to hang out with my daughter.” Jay-Z

  • “The reward of child rearing is spending the rest of your life proudly knowing this person you helped guide. Let him be himself.” -Mike Sager

  • “I want my son to wear a helmet 24 hours a day.” -Will Arnett

  • “This is my most important role. If I fail at this, I fail at everything.” -Mark Wahlberg

  • “It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping.”-John Sinor

  • “It is much easier to become a father than to be one.” -Kent Nerburn, Letters to My Son: Reflections on Becoming a Man

  • “Lately all my friends are worried that they’re turning into their fathers. I’m worried that I’m not.” -Dan Zevin

  • “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” -Charles Wadsworth

  • “Few sons are like their fathers – many are worse, few better.” -Homer, The Odyssey

  • “It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived. ”-Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • “Father! – To God himself we cannot give a holier name.” -William Wordsworth

 

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Fathers guide to knowing child custody rights…

A new handbook is out that helps dad’s know about their rights when dealing with child support and custody. As a therapist with 20 years experience, this is probably the most confusing area for parents and one of the most painful experiences for the whole family. Outcomes on fatherhood studies show that when children have engaged dad’s, their mental health is better than children without dad’s in their lives. 

Get more info here: http://fatherhoodqic.org/father_guide.pdf