My husband, Paolo, didn’t grow up with a dad. He met his dad when he was already 16. I had no idea what kind of father he would be to our kids. In fact, I was worried he wouldn’t know how to be a good father. I thank God for bringing men into my husband’s life who showed him how to be a father. And I am proud of how Paolo learned so quickly and was so eager to put everything into practice. Being a father is more than providing. It is being involved in every area of your kids’ lives, training them and discipling them in the ways of God. Paolo has been a father in every sense of the word. And I’m sure he will acknowledge that it is only God who can make a man into a real father, inspite of his past.
He was present in the delivery room for all of my childbirths. He has breakfast with the kids every morning to read the Bible and pray with them before they go to school. He is always rushing home to be with the kids, excited to go biking with them and eat ice cream with them. He is always present in every special occasion, never missing a game or a recital. Though he is very busy with work, he always finds time to shower in the rain with the kids, wrestle , tickle-fight, dance to MJ songs (I wish I could show you the video :D), take them out on weekly dates, play Plants vs Zombies, watch Monk, go fishing, gaze at the stars, swim, rock-climb, fly kites, and do every single thing under the sun that would mean spending more time with them.
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY PAOLO!
I knew all along that you would make a great husband
but finding out how wonderful a father you are was a complete surprise!
YOU ARE THE GREATEST DAD TO OUR 4 CHILDREN!
THEY ARE SO BLESSED TO HAVE YOU!