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Ah The Things We Do When We Have Daughters

I love having daughters. It is absolutely awesome. However I was horrified when I found out I was having not one but two of them, but over time all that fear has turned to incredible joy – until of course they become teenagers. The things you do once you have daughters are just a bit different than when you have a son though. With my son we ride 4-wheelers, fight with swords, shoot BB guns and bows and arrows (yes I know girls can do this stuff), and with my girls I’m getting my nails painted, wearing tiaras and dressing up in girl clothes, and I have to admit that I enjoy it. I enjoy it for many reasons, but mostly to see the joy in their eyes when daddy wants to do all the girlie things that they are into. I know that it won’t be too many years from now that they will push me aside a bit when they get older so I soak up all the things that I can now to build that long lasting relationship.

With pleasure I show you the many things I have done to bond with my daughters:

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I Dress Up In Girl Clothes

I Dress Up In Girl Clothes

I Rock Out In A Pink Guitar

I Rock Out In A Pink Guitar

I grocery Shop With A Zebra Printed Pink Ballet Backpack

I grocery Shop With A Zebra Printed Pink Ballet Backpack

I Get My Nails Painted

I Get My Nails Painted

The Finished Product

The Finished Product

I do all of these things and I love every single second. I’ve heard that some dads refuse to do such things and I feel extremely sad for them and the magic and joy they are missing out with their princesses. If you are one of those dads, put aside whatever is keeping you from doing these things and I promise you you will experience a feeling like nothing you’ve ever experienced or will experience ever again in your life. Today is a new day, seize it before it’s gone.

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4 comments
Jessie Wolf
Jessie Wolf

The best part about this, besides you enjoying the time with your daughters, is that you are teaching them the importance of the man in their life finding their interests just as important as his. Granted, they may not find a guy who wants to get his nails painted...but he will have to respect that their interests have value too. Great post!

Ellen Wojahn
Ellen Wojahn

There is nothing better than a daddy who is perfectly comfortable in doing girlie things with his daughters. Rock on Daddy Fish!

CathyCreswell
CathyCreswell

@Jessie Wolf sigh...if only my man was like this....

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