Dad’s Day….

Practical Happyness

After my Mother’s day post- click here for a refresher- I struggled with how I’d write about Father’s Day.  I feel the fathers in our lives often go under-appreciated.  A good father is the cornerstone of the household, and he carries the joys, burdens, and everything in between on his shoulders with little complaint.  He stands back and watches his marriage and family flourish, with all the pressure on him to be the source of the flourishing.  Our society raises women to be emotional and raises men to be MEN, meaning they are supposed to be quite the opposite.  The fact is, they have far more depth than the home depot commercials advertising the latest grill, drill or lawnmower for father’s day.  I firmly believe that when a woman realizes this, she has reached a new level of maturity and will then be able to develop a true connection with…

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