Father’s Day

Father’s Day

       Father’s Day is celebrated every year in the United States on the third Sunday in the month of June. This year it will be on Sunday, June 17 th . The title father, can represent your actual father, stepfather, grandfather, an uncle, the father to your children, or a mentor who impacted your life in this way. The role of a father is significant in the parenting of a child and in the
relationships we have.

The history of Father’s Day dates back to over a hundred years ago, but it was not recognized as a nationwide holiday until the year of 1972. Many other countries around the world also have a similar commemoration and some also celebrate in the month of June. Here in the United States, traditions of celebrating Father’s Day are special and can be unique to each person and/or family. Some of these traditions may include spending time recognizing your father figure and offering thanks and appreciation for the role he plays/played in your life. Celebrating Father’s Day can include sending him a card, spending time together, cooking him dinner, buying him a gift, mowing the lawn for him, and much more. For those fathers who are no longer present, it can be a time to remember him or maybe complete a tradition in his honor. Father’s Day represents the love you show for your father and is a day set aside to express your thankfulness. Do you have any Father’s Day traditions? How are you going to recognize your father figure or maybe remember him this year?

Information on the history of Father’s Day was resourced from the following
site: https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/fathers-day



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