It's probably too late to return the Mother's Day card and gift, but it's not too late to plan your special Father's Day gift. Think material things. Think wonderfully expensive material things. Think boat.
Many ties, mugs, tools, and electronics will be given to Dads this year for Father's Day. All fine gifts, but since people are calling 2012 "The Year of Dad," we thought we would ask for something more meaningful than the latest universal remote.
Father's Day is right around the corner -- lucky for you, this year has lots of shiny new gadgets that are guaranteed to be a hit. And to help you narrow it down, here are a few ideas in some of the more popular categories that should offer something for even the hardest-to-please fathers.
No matter what the origin, Father's Day is a time to honor all the men who have given of themselves to raise healthy, conscious children. They may be biological fathers or not, men who have taken upon themselves to mentor and be role models.
My dad is the man I admire most in the world. He taught me how to treat everyone with respect, to always root for the underdog, and to throw a mean spiral. He also taught me that Father's Day presents don't have to be complicated.
There are those of us who have dads who don't want anything, at least nothing purchasable. For the dads who ask for things you can't exactly put a bow on, here are their most popular requests and how to wrap them up for Father's Day.
Father's Day is on June 17th and our guys usually get their share of ties, golf clubs, cologne and socks. But what they really want is another year that makes them feel valued and valuable to the family that they love so much.
I don't recall any serious father-son discussions we had on what might be considered usual topics between parents and children, such as relationships with young women, finding a job or life path.
However, I do recall my father often talking about the elusive search for happiness.