Happy Father’s Day!

Caleb answers questions about his daddy:

 

1. What is something daddy always says to you?  I love you
2. What makes daddy happy?  Doing good things
3. What makes daddy sad?  When I do something bad
4. How does your daddy make you laugh?  Being funny
5. What was your daddy like as a child?  He was inside Korea
6. How old is your daddy?  I don’t know….54
7. How tall is your daddy?  This tall (stretching his arms above his head)….19
8. What is daddy’s favorite thing to do?  Hug me
9. What does daddy do when you’re not around?  Go to work
10. If your daddy becomes famous, what will it be for?  A doctor
11. What is your daddy really good at?  Brushing teeth
12. What is your dad not very good at?  Nothing, he’s good at everything
13. What does your daddy do for his job?  Make money
14. What is your daddy’s favorite food?  chicken

15. What makes you proud of your daddy?  Reading scriptures
16. If your daddy were a cartoon character, who would he be?  Superman
17. What do you and your daddy do together?  Race
18. How are you and your daddy the same?  Both have black hair
19. How are you and your daddy different?  I have a bracelet and daddy doesn’t
20. How do you know your daddy loves you?  He hugs me
21. Where is your daddy’s favorite place to go?  To bed

  

I woke this morning at 6AM to Caleb’s face in mine.  "Mom, can I wake up daddy and give him his present?"  "Caleb, it’s too early.  Let’s let Daddy sleep in.  Go back to bed."  I got a few more minutes of sleep before Andrew started singing in his crib.  The boys were up bright and early.  We made breakfast for Don – a sausage, onion, mushroom, and red pepper scramble.  Caleb couldn’t wait any longer to give his present, so he ran in and woke up Don.  An early but fun Father’s Day morning.

 

Caleb made this crown for Don as his Father’s Day gift.  He drew a picture of our family on the back.  On the front, he put #1 and Best above Dad, then "I love you Dad".  He wrote "Dad" in another place on the crown, but the first "D" looked like a "P".  Considering that "Pad" could have several meanings, some of which are not complimentary, I encouraged him to try to correct the "D".  Instead he chose to make it into a "B" and then circled the word and put a line through it.  He then added "Good" to the crown with a circle around it.  He said, "Dad is not bad.  He is good."  I was chuckling as I watched his little mind and hand at work.  He looked at me and asked, "Mom, are you laughing because I’m cute?"  My reply, "Yes Caleb, you are super cute!"  I love my boys so much — all three of them!  Happy Father’s Day, Don!  You’re truly the best!

 

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