Happy Baby Daddy Day!

^^ This guy keeps the Daddy bar set pretty darn high! ^^

On Friday, Husband had his first invite to have Father’s Day breakfast at Bennett’s school.  Oh!  I don’t think I have mentioned on here that Bennett had started school… here are a few pictures of him on his first day, and then I will get back to the post dedicated to Husband ;)

That’s Bennett’s teacher on the far right, Ms. Tracey.  He really seems to like her and seems to be really enjoying school as a whole!  No tears, always happy when I get there to pick him up and it’s not because he sees me, he is just having a good time!  Anyway, back to Father’s Day… So, Husband had the Father’s Day breakfast.  They got there and everyone ate muffins and waffles (and I think there was some other stuff but I forgot).  No mom’s were there at all :( I thought for sure he would send me a text saying all the moms were there and for me to come join them… whaaaaahhh!!  After breakfast they handed out the presents- Husband got a new grilling glove custom with Bennett’s handprints, name, and year, he also got a paper tie with coloring artwork that Bennett did himself, inside the tie was a Snickers bar!  He also got a card with the sweetest Father’s Day poem in it!  Too say I was a tad bit jealous would be an understatement, but boy, does this daddy deserve all the love!

Husband, you are the best father for so many reasons, but the top three that come to mind are:

1. You are a great example for these boys!  You are a hard worker, you love their mama, you spend every free moment with them… if they grow up to be just like you, I will be so proud!

2. You provide for these boys far and beyond what is expected of any father.  These boys will never have a need that will not be met because you make sure that they are taken care of.

3. You light up the room when you walk in!  You never let the stress of the day come home with you, when you walk in they are your only priority and they love it! Their eyes get big and they get a grin from ear to ear!  They just adore you!

Husband, the boys & I are so lucky to have you!  We love you!

Happy Father’s Day!


Father’s Day Thoughts…

I have so many mixed feelings about Father’s Day.  I love celebrating my husband who is such a wonderful daddy to our two boys, and I love celebrating the amazing father that I had growing up, who was becoming just as wonderful of a grandpa to my boys before his sudden passing.  But at the same time, I will never be able to spend this holiday with my father again, and that realization is hard to accept.  The other day I was cleaning up some clutter in a decorative box that I keep on a table in our hallway, and I came across a card that my dad wrote to my husband.  This was given to my Husband for his first Father’s Day, and, unfortunately, it was my Dad’s last.  The sentiment in his words are so honest.  He really wrote it from the heart, and I want to share it with you guys…

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“Dear Doctor Andy,

Happy Father’s Day from Kim & James! Thank you for giving us such a beautiful grandson.  Being a father is the greatest gift God gives us.  They say the greatest treasure a man has is his SON.  Time is the greatest thing you can give him.  Spending as much time with him gives you priceless quality enjoyment, that memories will be made forever.

You are a great Father and this child will be happy and loved his entire life.  Thank you for being a wonderful man.  You treat our daughter so well and we are truly blessed to be in you all’s life.

We respect and love you,

James & Kim Olson”

I miss all the time he generously gave to me and my brother, that I naively thought would last forever… Love you Papa Olson.


Father’s Day Outtakes

This father-son duo… they have my heart!!  Especially when they twin up their wardrobe ;)  We spent Father’s Day with Husband’s family where we watched the US Open with Grandpa Dietrich, and had a wonderful steak dinner prepared by Grandma Dietrich.  It was a wonderful day!

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^^ How cool is this little cupcake display of a yorkie?!? ^^

My parents got this for Husband from Dolce (our yorkie) for Father’s Day.  So cute!

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And then, Daddy took Bennett in the pool (thinking the water was a little warmer than it really was), but Bennett wasn’t a big fan.  He didn’t like the cold water touching his belly, the video below shows how he reacted ha ha ha…

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