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What's Your Favorite 'Dad' Memory?

In honor of Father's Day, share your favorite memories about the dads in your life.

Patch would like to wish all the dads out there a Happy Father's Day!

In honor of the occasion, we want to know - what's your favorite memory about you and Dad? 

Dads - what do you like most about being a father?

Also, let us know what you're doing today to honor the dads in your life, be it the father of your children, or your own dad.

Most of all, we hope this Father's Day is a special one.

Share your thoughts and memories in the comments below, and feel free to upload photos of the dads in your life to this article and give Dad a shout-out!


Jamie White June 17, 2012 at 05:06 PM
No doubt in my mind I had the best dad in the world, he cared about me like I was a ray of sunshine, and treated me like gold. "I just want you to be happy," was the best advice he ever gave me - to do what I loved and be myself so I could be. He was full of love and energy - when he passed away four and a half years ago, it left a big hole in my heart, but I know he's always with me, watching over me. I see a lot of my little boy in him and I know my dad would have adored him. Father's Day is bittersweet for me because I miss my dad so much every day, but it's a very happy day too because I feel lucky every day to have had such a wonderful, loving dad, as well as an amazing husband who is everything I could ask for in a dad to our son : )
Laura Dudnick June 17, 2012 at 07:31 PM
What sweet comments, Zack and Jamie! My favorite memory of my dad is when I was a kid and he would bring home Juice Squeeze juices from Trader Joe's as a treat; I called them "Daddy Juices."
Laura Dudnick June 17, 2012 at 07:32 PM
Well, I should say, it's one of my favorite memories!
Jennifer van der Kleut June 17, 2012 at 08:51 PM
Oh...both Zack's and Jamie's comments almost made me cry! One of my favorite memories as a kid was when my dad would get home from work, I would run up to him and he would grab my hands and tell me to "climb up him", and see if I could make it all the way to his shoulders. ;P
Phyllis McArthur June 18, 2012 at 01:56 AM
My favorite memory is when my dad took me to Revere Beach close to my childhood home in Boston, He tried to teach me how to swim, I was a super hyper kid with limited attention abilities. When after about an hour of frustration he gave me a inner tube and a life jacket and said "As long as you wear this you have nothing to fear! I later in life learned to wind surf (Still not knowing how to swim) and became quite excellent in the sport. I owe it to my dad. He taught me to overcome my fears. Rest in Peace, Antonio Capolupo, I think of you every day, and miss you, my dad, he passed away when I was eleven and still miss him every day of my life, (Love from your humble daughter, Felomena)

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