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It’s Daddy’s Turn: More Ways Than 1 To Show Your Love For Dad

Father’s Day is a celebration of paternal bonds and their influence to the family and society.  It is normally celebrated on the third Sunday of June but is also celebrated in other days by other countries.  Father’s Day celebration originated in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 5,1908. It was organized by Mrs. Grace Golden Clayton to celebrate the lives of the 210 fathers who lost their lives in the Monongah Mining Disaster in Monongah, West Virginia.

Now that you have a little idea of the origins of Father’s Day, let give you some ways on how to show your love, respect and appreciation to the very 1st hero in your life – your Dad.  This June 17, 2012, exert extra effort and make Dad’s day memorable.  Read on:

  • Prepare him a healthy and hearty breakfast – Dads are always on the go and most of the time, they are not able to eat proper breakfast as they are usually in a hurry to go to work.  This Father’s Day, whip up a delicious breakfast for Dad.  Match it with his favorite drink, dessert and a copy of Sunday newspaper to update him of current events.
  • Make a personalized card – Do you have a treasured photo of you and your Dad?  Then head on to the digital imaging shop and create that personalized card.  Write down your heart warming message for Dad.
  • Buy him a memorable gift – Your thoughtfulness will always count.  Buy Dad a gift that will make him feel extra special.  Check out’s Father’s Day section and click away.
  • Go ahead and wash Dad’s car – Let him save on car wash fee and make his car sparkling clean. You can surprise him further by putting your gift on the driver seat.  We bet this will surely put a big smile on his face.
  • Do activities that only Dad’s love – There are a lot of activities that only you and Dad can do.  You can go out on an action packed movie date with him; play basketball or watch a live basketball game; go fishing, golfing, camping or bowling.  What’s important is you spent time with him and let him do the things he love most.
  • Compile Dad’s favorite songs – I bet you heard all his favorite songs.  Why not compile the best ones and burn it in a CD.  Create a customized CD label.  Aside from the list of songs, include your most treasured photo and add a dedication.
  • Book him to a special spa service – There are a number of salons that offer Father’s Day packages.  This may include massage, facial and grooming services.  He’ll definitely feel good, relaxed and refreshed afterwards.
  • Organize a “Fathers” get together –  Invite all the fathers, grandpas and fathers-to-be in your family and in your neighbourhood and set up your home for a grand fathers’ gathering.  Buy food and drinks; set up the videoke; put out that poker table and host the fun Fathers day.

To top it all, the best inexpensive gift that you can give to Dad is your biggest and warmest hugs and kisses and end it by telling him how much you love and admire him for all the things he has done for you.

10 Ways to Express Your Love for Mom this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the best day to let Mom know how much you love her and appreciate all the things she has done for you.  There are a number of ways on how to make her feel extra special.  Let walk you through:

  1. Make her a breakfast in bed – This won’t be too hard to do.  Wake up earlier than usual and whip up that delicious breakfast.  Put it on a breakfast tray and adorn it with flowers
  2. Treat her out –  This can be a lunch or dinner in a fancy restaurant or an overnight stay in a hotel or resort if you have the budget.
  3. Have a Spa Date – You can choose to have a body massage, facial, a hand and foot spa or manicure/pedicure.  Whatever it is, pamper her and make her feel like a beauty queen.
  4. Make a photo collage – Dig out all photos of you and mom from your childhood up to the present.  Make a collage and frame it.  If you are really creative, take it a notch higher and make a scrapbook.
  5. Write a poem – Say it with words.  Tell her how much you love, appreciate and care for her through a poem.
  6. Buy her a special gift – You know what she wants and what will make her smile.  Buy that special gift and have it delivered. can surely help you with this!  You can check out the Mother’s Day section and click away.
  7. Throw a Mother’s Day party – Surprise her with a party!  Invite her close friends and maybe some of your relatives and have a good time over good food.
  8. Arrange a romantic date with Dad – Why not do the works?  Buy her that lovely dress, bring her to a salon and book that fancy restaurant or hotel and let Mom and Dad have that candlelight dinner.  Don’t forget to capture the moment with a picture!  Have it framed and give it to Mom as a keepsake.
  9. Send her a card – If you are living overseas and can’t spend personal time with her, mail her a card.  Thank her and write down how you feel about her.  Enclose your most recent photo to make it more memorable.
  10. Last but not the least, just simply tell her you love her – The words “I Love You” are not said that often anymore.  Simply saying “I Love You” to your mom is already music to her ears.  So don’t think twice and just say it coupled with lots of hugs and kisses.