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What to Write in a Father’s Day Card

Fathers are often overlooked for all the sacrifices they make for their kids. So, perhaps you should break the mould and use this Father’s Day as an opportunity to show your dad just how much you love and appreciate him. What’s more, you can use this day to show support to your granddad, brother, stepfather, father-in-law, or any other father-like figure in your life. 

Shop our collection of Father’s Day cards and write your feelings away! For those struggling to come up with words, we’ve got a few examples below. 


Happy Father’s Day Messages 

  • Happy Father’s Day to the best dad ever! I love you! 
  • Thank you for always being by my side. I love you, dad! 
  • Happy Father’s Day, dad! Thank you for the care and support you’ve given me since the day I was born! 
  • I’ll always need you, no matter how old I get. Happy Father’s Day papa bear! 


Funny Father’s Day Messages 

  • Happy Father Day pops, from your smartest kid! 
  • You may not have style, but you at least have a sense of humour! Happy Father’s Day! 
  • Now that the attention is on you, enjoy it to the fullest – because tomorrow we’re back to reality ha…ha!
  • Happy Father Day [however you address your father]. I’d suggest dying your hair to hide all those greys! 


Father’s Day Messages from Daughter 

  • Happy Father’s Day to the man that scares off all my dates!
  • Thank you for bringing joy into our lives. Happy Father's Day from your little princess.
  • The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve realised how important it is to be raised by a father like yourself. Happy Father’s Day papa/dad/pops! 
  • You’ll always be my first love and hero! Happy Father’s Day dad. 


Father’s Day Messages from Son  

  • I’m proud to be called your son! Happy Father’s Day dad! 
  • You’re my role model and hero. I wish to grow up to be like you. Happy Father’s Day! 
  • I wouldn’t be the man I am today without you! Happy Father’s Day pops! 
  • We may not always see eye to eye, but we surely do see heart-to-heart. I love you, dad! 


Father’s Day Messages from Wife

  • Happy Father’s Day [name]. Thank you for going above and beyond to keep our little family happy!
  • Happy Father’s Day to the love of my life and father of my kids. Your love and protection keeps us safe! 
  • Thank you for giving me such beautiful kids. Happy Father’s Day [name]. 
  • Thank you for always stocking up on loads of diapers! Happy Father’s Day to my loving husband. 


Father’s Day Messages for Brother  

  • I always knew you’d make a good dad! But you’ve really exceeded my expectations by becoming the greatest father kids could ever have. 
  • Happy Father’s Day big/little brother. You’re doing an amazing job raising your family! 
  • Thank you for blessing me with such cute nephews and nieces. Happy Father’s Day brother. 
  • Today, we’re celebrating the awesome dad you are to [kids names]. Keep showering them with your love and attention.  


Father’s Day Messages for Grandpa 

  • Happy Father’s Day Grandpa! Thank you for teaching me about all the little things in life! 
  • Your wisdom will be forever remembered and passed down onto generations to come. Happy Father’s Day grandpops! 
  • It is said that grandfathers love their grandchildren more than their own kids – and I’ve truly experienced that love with you. Thank you for being such an amazing grandad! 
  • Happy Father’s Day grandad! Thank you for instilling a sense of love, family, tradition, and pride in me. 


Father’s Day Messages for Father-in-Law

  • Happy Father’s Day [name]. You’ve loved me just like you love [partner’s name]. Thank you for that! 
  • Our relationship has gone stronger as time has gone by. Thank you for being the best father-in-law ever! 
  • Happy Father’s Day to my second dad. Thank you for being so wonderful!
  • Happy Father’s Day [name]. Thank you for raising [partner’s name] to be such an amazing man/woman.  


Father’s Day Messages for Stepfather 

  • Blood isn’t required to become someone’s father, and you’ve proven that millions of times. Happy Father’s Day [name]. 
  • You may have not brought me into this world, but you’ve surely taught me everything I know, watched out for me when needed and most of all, loved me unconditionally – you are so worthy of this celebration.
  •  Thank you for helping me grow and reach my potential. You’ve truly done more than a blood relation could have. Happy Father’s Day!
  • Thank you for making my childhood so unforgettable. I love you, dad! 


Father’s Day Messages for First Time Father 

  • You’ve just discovered a feeling and love that you’ve never previously experienced. Happy first Father’s Day! 
  • Welcome to the beautiful journey of fatherhood – be ready for the infinite love and joy you’re about to experience. Happy Father’s Day. 
  • You can finally be celebrated!! Happy Father’s Day to the shy/mischievous kid that I’ve watched grow into the father he is today. 
  • Happy first Father’s Day! May your day be filled with lots of cuddles and naps with your little one. 


Father’s Day Messages for Someone like a Father 

  • Happy Father’s Day to my favourite uncle – thank you for your love and support! 
  • Thinking of you today, [however you address the person]. I’ll be forever grateful for having you in my life. 
  • Thank you for being such an amazing mentor – my life wouldn’t be the same without you. Happy Father’s Day. 
  • Thank you for being the father I never had – I truly appreciate your support and guidance. 


Father’s Day Quotes 

  • The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get – Tim Russet 
  • When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back – Linda Poindexter 
  • A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow – Unknown
  • No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child – Abraham Lincoln 

Whether you’re opting for a sentimental, funny, or simple message – we’ve given you a few examples to get started. Simply pick your favourite Father’s Day card from our extensive collection, choose the handwritten message option for a personalised touch, and we’ll do the rest. Don’t forget to choose a gift too – it’s your time to treat your dad!

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