Ways to Celebrate Dad

A key focus of my blog is Health/Wellness. In modern times, dads and father figures aren’t always celebrated and if they are, they arguable aren’t celebrated enough. The following contributed post is entitled, Ways to Celebrate Dad.

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No matter the time of the year, there is always a reason to celebrate your father. Between Father’s Day, other holidays, and his birthday, there are endless ways to show your dad how much you care about him. The most important thing to remember is to celebrate why your dad is special to you. This means focusing on what he likes, what you enjoy doing together, and things that remind you of him. Here are some ideas to help you get started if you are stuck.

Go on a Trip

If you have a favorite childhood trip you went on with your dad or someplace your dad has always wanted to visit, then you may want to consider going on a trip with your dad. This can be a great time to bond and spend time together and take a break from your busy lives.

You can go on a road trip to your destination to see more of the country and spend even more time together. Road trips are a great time to remember the past and talk about the future. If you don’t want to go on a location-specific trip, you can also plan a camping trip. If you and your dad enjoy the outdoors, then a camping trip can give you time to enjoy all the outdoor activities like hiking, boating, and fishing.

Support His Hobbies

It can also be a good idea to support your dad’s hobbies and do them with him. It can be a great way for him to teach you something new and for you to get to know him a little bit better. If he is into guns you can look into the top 5 rails for DPMS Oracle AR 15 and go shooting with him. If he is into animals, you can go horseback riding with him. If he is into cars, you can go to a car show or to a race. If he is into music you can go to a concert or a record store. The possibilities are endless, you are only limited by what you know about your dad and his hobbies.

Learn Something Together

Instead of supporting his own hobbies, you can always try a new hobby together. There are fun classes and workshops that you can go to in order to learn a new skill together. This new experience can work as a fun memory and give you more ideas of things you can do together in the future.

You can try fun things like martial arts, ax throwing, or learn to cook. Most cities have a variety of activities that you can go to in order to be exposed to new experiences and learn new skills. If you don’t want to learn a new skill, you can always just try something new. Try a museum you have never been to before. Or you can find a fun club that plays music you don’t normally listen to. Even if you don’t love it and never do it again, it is a fun experience that you get to share together and remember forever.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.

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