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    Hi all

    Tomorrow is Father’s Day.  I first to want to extend condolences to our friend Margie who lost her Dad last week.  We’re all thinking of you, especially now, and praying for you and your family during  this difficult time.

    There’s been a lot of articles published about the role of the “Working Mom” these days, and how times are changing with women in the workplace.   Now more than ever, Fathers have to step in as the primary care giver to help raise healthy, well-adjusted children.   Thankfully I married a man that has no problem filling that role when I work weekends or nights.  Do I wish I was home more?  Sure.  But I see how wonderful Sean is with Matthew and Theodore, and am grateful every day that they have a hands-on Dad that they love and feel comforted by when Mom is not home. 

    I was looking for a Father’s Day card yesterday and was so mad seeing all the cards that were supposed to be “Funny” about “Dear old Dad” being lazy, forgetting to mow the lawn, drinking beer or passing gas.  What an insult.   These greeting cards companies need to get with the program.   Like Moms, Dads can do it all.  And for those like my husband Sean, who sometimes has to sacrifice a few career opportunities to make sure they’re home to drive the kids to school or make lunches, change diapers, do laundry, make dinner and still have time to clean the kitchen after reading to the children and getting them to bed at night – I honor you.  Not just tomorrow, on Father’s Day, but every day.   I love you even more today than the day I became your wife.

    To all the #1 Dads out there – Thank You for all that you do for us Moms and more importantly, being a role model to our children so that they may be good parents too, someday.

    JD

Gwen

...down here and extremely humid. I also agree about the "Dad" cards and tv shows and commercials. They totally infuriate me. I look around at the dads I know who work so hard for and love their families so much. It just ticks me off no end that there's so little respect for dads. I have been blessed with a terrific husband who was also a terrific dad. He has loved his children and been there for them every day of their lives and is a great example for our sons. We are truly blessed! :)

June 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm

Gwen

Hi guys! Happy late Father's Day to the dads out there. I have had an extra busy weekend, so am just getting to check out the blog. Margie, you were thought of and prayed for yesterday. I know it was a difficult day for you and your family. I actually spent the afternoon at a funeral for my 94 year old aunt. She gave birth to 5 boys and 4 daughters and buried 2 of those children in her lifetime. She was quite a little spark plug! We're camping for the next 3 weeks. Hot as blue blazes...

June 17, 2013 at 12:57 pm

A.J. De Young

Was just wondering about all our blogger Dads and it dawned on me, we haven't heard from BG in Texas in a long time and hope you and yours are doing ok..hope the rest of you guys are enjoying your special Day...thoughts for Margie.AJ

June 16, 2013 at 3:23 pm

A.J. De Young

Happy Father's Day to all our blogging Dads and to Sean, who gives great support to our JD and happy memories to all of us who no longer have our Dads,Granddads or Hubbys, Marge special prayers for you and your family tomorrow..hope USA has a kind weather week and prayers for those folks in Colorado also, weather has been wonderful out here in San Diego, went to the Fair and had fried pickles,oreos,snickers,zucchini and best of all Aussie potatoes and then I was fried!AJ

June 15, 2013 at 10:32 pm

Margie Gacki

Thank you Janice for the words of support. I appreciate you and all my blogging friends for the support I've received. God bless all of you. And God bless Sean and all the other great dads out there. Those boys of yours are blessed to have a dad who is so involved in their lives. From all the photos you've shared, I can see how much he loves and cherishes those boys. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! Margie

June 15, 2013 at 3:33 pm

PJ

Happy fathers day Sean and all the dads out there. JD you are so right about the cards. Have the kids make a card it will mean more then buying one. Margie sorry for your lost. Praying for you and your family. Hope all are well hot in Dallas, but what else is new for June. Ha ha Stay cool all. PJ

June 15, 2013 at 3:20 pm

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  • Janice Dean joined FOX News Channel in January 2004 and currently serves as Senior meteorologist. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009. Dean is the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Freddy the Frogcaster" (Regnery Kids) which will be published in August. You can also follow Janice on Twitter.