Update: This entry by Bella of Northlight School was also very touching. Read her mother's reply in the comments section too.
I thought it would be nice to draw your attention to some touching entries written by kids about their fathers in the Dads for Life contest running now. The entries are dreadfully and refreshingly honest and candid.
Go check out the entries and vote for your favourite entries.
This more is from Izzy from Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary):
Dad you are my Dad for Life and i’m really happy when you joke and laugh with me. I love it when we are playing computer or cycling with the family in the park together. You help me learn a lot of information when i find a shell, plant or animal i don’t know about by telling me what it is and some information about it.
You always help me with my emotional troubles. When i am feeling bad because things are not going well in school or with my friends i would tell you and you would always come up with an explanation or a solution to my problems.
You always work so hard to give us a good life and usually stay at work until twelve or one o’clock, but you don’t complain and still try to find time to bring me out. If you snap at me sometimes i understand because you are working so hard and sometimes you cannot always smile... (read more from Izzy)
This one is from Yani from Northlight School:
You’re my Dad for life and I’m happiest when you are here for me.
When I was a child, you always carried me. When i’m sick, cry or even laught you would always carry me. I’m the youngest child the most pampered one of all. You are the best dad in the world. You are funny, helpful and handsome too… you love me and sister very much. Even at times when we were a little bit playful, you won’t scold or beat us, you would just talk nicely. you were a loving husband and caring dad
Until one day, you went missing. Since I was the youngest, I was not told anything... (read more from Yani)