Father’s Day is fast approaching, and before I run out to Sears to buy my Dad yet another tool or gadget, I had to make sure I posted this!
Let’s face it. AVT Dads rock. They just do. Whether they are distinguished gentlemen or big burley tough guys, they jump right into a world they never saw coming – the AVT session. They selflessly sing songs about fishies, butterflies or cars that go BEEP-BEEP….just to teach their child how to do it. They “craft” experience book pages each week…..some even better than Martha Stewart. They make sure hearing aids and cochlear implants are working everyday. They construct forts in the back yard just to have another cool place to read together. They put on silly costumes and read Fancy Nancy, just so their child can understand the word “fancy.” They are the ones out in the backyard with their kid each night to practice all the soccer terminology they might encounter on the field. But the best thing AVT Dad’s do is to stand right by their child and say, “We’re in this together. You and me.”
Here’s a picture of me and my dad. For those of you who know me, you can see that not much has changed. I was about 4 years old in this pic, and my dad was as old as I am today.