For many, Father’s Day can be difficult to get through if you have experienced the loss of your father. I know from first-hand experience. My son was 4 years old when his father died and I was 9 when my father passed. What helped my son and I in the first few years was to talk a lot about our favorite memories of my husband. We also continued our annual Father’s Day tradition by ending the day at our favorite park, overlooking the ocean with a sunset dinner picnic. I also have 4 brothers, so celebrating with them and focusing on their joy for Father’s Day helped us as well 🙂
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