Dad doesn’t have to be Dad. When you see a man doing the duties of a parent, he is doing something that’s not always expected. The dad who “just shows up;” the dad who participates? He does deserve a trophy.
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Dad doesn’t have to be Dad. When you see a man doing the duties of a parent, he is doing something that’s not always expected. The dad who “just shows up;” the dad who participates? He does deserve a trophy.
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We all know how the saying goes, don’t judge a book by it’s cover. While that’s a great rule to live by in general, when it comes to gift giving, I find myself focusing more on the presentation of the gift than the gift itself.


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