Father's Day is a celebration to honor fathers, appreciate the paternal bond and show devotion to every father’s role in the society. In many countries, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June.
Father’s Day provides children the opportunity to thank their fathers for everything they have done for them. It’s celebrated by presenting fathers with gifts, meals and hugs. This appreciation from children encourages their fathers to impart more love.
Statistics show that daughters celebrate the day more as compared to sons. As it is a popular belief that daughters always consider their dads to be their heroes, they feel more interested in honoring their heroes.
Days like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day provide the necessary window to every kid to express his or her love for their parents. These special days have made it easier for children to show their love for their parents.
In this age of technology, teenagers are so obsessed with technology that they hardly take out time to sit with their families. Therefore, a special day like Father's Day compels children to spend quality time with their fathers and reflect their love for him. Father’s Day also reminds fathers how important it is for them to stay around and support their children.
Many celebrities are also expressing their devotion and gratitude for their fathers on various social networking websites. Famous Bollywood actressshared on Twitter, "Happy Father's Day dad. You have set such high standards that no one can ever match up. Thank you for being my best friend. Love being your little girl." Another Indian actress, , wrote, "My dad is my hero. Happy Father's Day to the coolest and best father in the whole world."
Footballer, who has an important upcoming match against Ukraine on Tuesday, took some time out to spend the Father’s Day with his kid. His wife, Coleen, tweeted, "Happy Fathers day to @Wayne Rooney! Thanks for being a fantastic dad to Kai and looking forward to seeing you later!!!"
The display of affection and respect on Father’s Day should not be restricted to this day only; Fathers should be loved and cared for every day.