You have an all-star Dad. No really, you do.
When I first met him, I knew he was the kind of man I wanted to raise a bunch of littles along side.
And after you were born, I knew I would be the happiest Momma alive if you had his kindness, his selflessness, and of course, his dimples.
I know you won’t turn out exactly like your Dad.
And I wouldn’t want you to.
You will have your own qualities that make you great.
But when you become a Dad, I hope you remember
that it’s the little things that matter most.
Being a super star Daddy means…
letting you wear ONLY a t-shirt and fireman boots on your frozen yogurt Daddy date.
making early morning breakfast for our little family.
going up and down the mall escalator 20 times, because you think its a ride.
letting you wipe your yucky Dorito fingers on his nice work suit.
sneaking kisses while you lay fast asleep.
changing poopy diapers without complaining, ever.
filling his iPhone up with YOUR favorite apps.
building a couch cushion fort after a long day of work.
knowing what foods you like, your favorite play dough shapes, and your most ticklish spots.
Aside from the fact that he made my knees wobble whenever our eyes met,
I married your Dad because I knew he would love you more than life itself.
I knew he would not only show up, he would be truly present at every milestone of your life.
I knew that he would make you feel loved, and he would never be afraid to say those three magic words:
I love you.
I knew he would be the kind of Dad that every kid deserves.
And I hope you always know how lucky you are to have him.