The Easiest & Hardest Gift to Give on Father’s Day

Last month we talked about how easy it is to give mom a bottle of perfume instead of an act of service. Service costs us something more than money. And it’s difficult.

The same kind of thing applies to celebrating our husbands on Father’s Day. True, the “holiday” is about children acknowledging their fathers, but it’s also about moms recognizing their partners in this gig we call parenthood.

Encouraging our husbands, honoring them, and giving them our time and attention is more important than any tie, barbeque, or even a day free to watch all the sports they want.

Encouraged husbands and fathers are a blessing to their families in return.

In the weeks leading up to Father’s Day, I’ve been collaborating with a great group of bloggers to share ideas on how to “honor the man they call daddy.”

The Gift of YOU

This week we talked about the gift of time, your time.

It’s all too easy to get caught up in our womanly pursuits, that we forget to just chill – with our husbands.

Earlier in the week, I shared five things I’ve learned about marriage and the power of simply being together. I was pleasantly surprised by the swell of comments; apparently we struck a chord there. :)

Check out what the other ladies had to say:

Other Ways to Love that Man

Over the last few weeks we’ve talked about a number of topics to inspire you in your relationship with “the man they call Daddy.” If you missed those, you may want to pop around and catch up. I promise you’ll have at least one “a-ha” moment.

Tips for At-Home Date Nights

Meal Planning Fit for a King

Welcoming Papa Home

Father’s Day Gifts that Show Love and Respect

 

My Husband Rocks

FishPapa is too modest. When he saw me in this shirt, he teasingly said, “Because I play the guitar?” Haha. But, truly, he does — rock AND play the guitar.

I love my husband and I love this shirt! So soft and comfortable — with a saying that speaks volumes, and not the rock music kind.

It’s available in a number of colors and styles. I chose the fitted shirt which runs extremely small. So, check the sizing chart and don’t be afraid to order an XL. Really.

The also have “my dad rocks” shirts to buy for your kids. Use the code U28ARW10 to get 10% off your order.

www.MyHusbandRocks.NET - Union28 Marriage Apparel

A Giveaway

This weekend one LifeasMOM reader will win a $25 gift certificate to Union 28.

To Enter:

Leave a comment on this post, telling us why your husband rocks.

For extra entries,

Follow FishMama and Union28 on twitter. Leave another comment telling me you did so.

“Like” LifeasMOM on Facebook and share the giveaway. Leave another comment telling me you did so.

Giveaway will be open until Wednesday, 6/22/11, at 8pm PST. The winner will be selected randomly and notified by email, and this post will be updated with their name as well. Please respond within 48 hours to claim your prize.

For even more chances to win, visit the other sites to enter a similar giveaway.

Why does YOUR husband rock?

Disclosure: I received a tshirt to review from Union28. I am also an affiliate. I was not compensated to publish positive comments. My husband really does rock.

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  1. My husband rocks because his day doesn’t end when he gets home from work. He jumps right in & helps out wherever he can.

  2. Emily D says:

    My husband is the rock of our family. He keeps our us grounded, and is a wonderful father. Plus he makes me coffee every morning!

  3. Emily D says:

    I am now a follower on Twitter

  4. Emily D says:

    I friended site on facebook

  5. My husband rocks because he always puts his family first. He is so selfless and loves to be around and do things with his family. He loves me like no other man could. He’s also just about the handiest man in the world. I swear had can fix or build anything! Total bonus on the husband chart. LOL!
    He works very hard to provide for us and give us a comfortable living. I could go on and on and on about how much I love this man but I’ll stop here because I think you’ve got the picture.
    Have a great day!

  6. Emily E Lah says:

    Those shirts look awesome!

  7. Renee B says:

    I love your shirt! He rocks because he works hard for our 4 children and so I can be home. He never complained when I was trying to balance caring for my mom with cancer and our family. He had to really help out. Then we found out I carried the genetic mutation that caused my mom’s cancer and had to have 3 surgeries but again he was supportive and never complained about helping out.

  8. My husband rocks because he is a great provider, and a kind & loving husband & father! I am very blessed to have him!

  9. I am following both on Twitter. @presprizes

  10. He rocks because he is putting himself through collage to make more money for our family. It’s been a great sacrafice for him to do this.

  11. I like Life as mom on FB.

  12. MichelleH says:

    My husband rocks because he loves us so completely. He works hard to provide, comes home with a smile, takes care of the house/vehicles/lawn, lets his daughter put barrettes in his hair, hugs and kisses his sons, wrestles and tickles all three, answers endless knock-knock jokes, and NEVER leaves the house without a kiss and ‘I love you’ for all of us. When I tell him how much I appreciate all these things (and more) his response is ‘I love you guys’. He thinks he’s nothing special. I think he’s amazing.

  13. Jennifer M says:

    My hubby rocks because he is all around awesome. He works hard so that I can stay home with the 3, soon to be 4, kiddos and he is a very loving and involved Dad as well.

  14. Jennifer M says:

    I like you on fb.

  15. My husband rocks because he knows that I need a break and time alone since I spend all day with our three kids!

  16. I’m a twitter follower!

  17. My husband rocks because he is very loving and understanding. This is even after I go to him and complain about how I feel no one else loves and understands me.

  18. My husband rocks because he loves God first, then me and the kids. I have never met a more humble, unselfish or patient person than my husband.

  19. My husband thinks through and prays about so many things before he makes a decision. No status quo for us! I’m proud of his courage and desire to please God in all he does.

  20. My husband rocks because he works hard all day so I can stay home with our four children. And because he loves me!

  21. charlotte says:

    My husband ROCKS because he is always doing his best to take care of us and working so hard….and regardless of what the situation is..he never loses his cool..

  22. My husband rocks because he is such a hard worker.

  23. My husband rocks because he always buts myself and our 3 kids before himself. He has a work ethic like no other…he has been in the Army for 14 years and he has stayed in because it best takes care of our family financially. He has sacrificed a lot to always make sure our kids have everything they need and dont have to do without. He plays with the kids, spends lots of time with them, helps with homework, is ALWAYS their biggest fan…he is THE best father I could ever have chosen for my children!

  24. Following fishmam and inion 28 via twitter @jlizgar

  25. Im a fan of lifeasmom on facebook and I shared this giveaway on my wall

  26. My husband rocks because he spends more time with the kids than any other dad I know. He really listens to them when they talk, and he takes the time to explain things to them that they will need as they grow older. He really is the strength they will need as they grow into young women.

  27. I like you on Facebook and shared the giveaway!

  28. Christy says:

    He loves me, with all my flaws, and he teaches the boys to be men who live true, real lives.

  29. My husband rocks because he makes it his goal to help me, and to make me feel cherished. As a dad to our 3 boys, he’s second to none. He’s the perfect balance for keeping me grounded and he’s solid as a rock. I mean that spiritually, emotionally, and physically. ;)

  30. Follow you and Union28 on twitter.
    @mkmusicgal

  31. Have liked you on FB for a while now! :)

  32. My hubby rocks because he runs a restaurant and works 70+ hours a week, never complains about it, and this hard work allows me to stay at home with our 2 young boys (one w/ learning disb). Blessed.

  33. Follow both on Twitter

  34. Fan of LAOM on Facebook

  35. Kristin Peterson says:

    My husband rocks because he’s the hardest working man I know. He works 8-12 hours a day at a very physically exhausting job and attends seminary classes when he can. He’s working so hard to provide well for his family and takes many opportunities to spend time alone with each of us.

  36. He rocks because he works 12 hour days most of the week and puts his keys down when he walks in and helps right away with our 5 kiddos. We have a special needs kid and he is always on board with therapies, meetings and listening to me whine and cry :)

  37. My hubby ROCKS b/c he is full of integrity, love, kindness, and faith…he encourages me daily! I am blessed.

  38. I bought that same shirt last year in hot pink! lol I actually bought one for me and for each of my 5 children. After church, last father’s day, we quickly changed out of our dress clothes and into the new shirts while my husband was getting something for me out of the shed. ;) When he came back inside, we were all lined up in the kitchen waiting for him. He LOVED it! I got tons of comments on my shirt throughout the rest of the year.

  39. My husband rocks because we have been through sooo sooo much together. From the very beginning and are still here 8 yrs later. He also rocks because he plays guitar in two rock bands as well as runs 2 home business’s to provide for our family.

  40. My hubby rocks because he works 8-6 with no lunch break at a job he doesn’t like, to provide for his family.

  41. Follow on twitter. @randi094

  42. This weekend, my husband’s at his parents’ house (me too), helping them tear down and prepare to remodel their kitchen. He works hard and he’s exhausted but he felt it important to come back and help his dad do this. :)

  43. My husband rocks because he always puts me and our children above all else, including himself. He is a selfless, loving, amazing man.

  44. My husband rocks for so many reasons! He always takes such good care of me. He tells me that I’m beautiful everyday. He helps around the house and cooks meals. He always lets me nap on his shoulder when we ride our commuter bus twice a day too! I would love to wear this shirt for him!

  45. follow you both on facebook!

  46. There are many reasons why my husband rocks! A couple that stand out to me are that he doesn’t just support my decision to be a stay at home home, he truly values it, and he works very hard without complaining to make that possible. And I love that he has jumped on board the frugal train with me & supports me so in that! :)

  47. my husband rocks because he plays with our boys ~ and he really seems to enjoy it :)

  48. My husband has rocked since we met 28 years ago!!!

  49. Kimberley says:

    My husband rocks because he is so dedicated to his family. He works hard at his full time job. He is going to college. In spite of all that he still manages to make time for his wife and two little girls. He makes sure we know we are loved! Plus, he still tries to help out with chores as much as he can.

  50. My husband rocks because he is SO GOOD at loving our son and I! He makes sure he carves time out to spend with each of us, and puts us first, despite having a very stressful job. He knows I function better with a clean kitchen, so most mornings I wake to find all the dishes done, and him happily snuggling with the little one!

  51. Kimberley says:

    I liked you on FB and shared the giveaway!

  52. Donna Oda says:

    My husband rocks because does the laundry and he cleans the bathrooms. He makes sure the toilet it cleaned every night for me because we have boys!

  53. My husband rocks because he goes to work for 12 hour days and then is such a great help with our 4 children. He works extra side jobs to help provide. He is such a rock for our family and brings us to reality. He supports me and is very complimentary and loves me more than I could ever imagine. Lisa

  54. My husband rocks in so many ways. He leads by example in serving his wife and kids. He is patient, kind and fun! And he cleans the toilets too!

  55. My husband rocks as well. Even though we think as moms we are busy,
    the pressure to be the “bread winner”
    is truly intense and I try really hard not to forget that. Thanks for
    all your positive reinforcement that you give to our families with
    Life as Mom

  56. Emily Jo says:

    My husband has more patience with the kids and I then any man I know! He is also incredibly thoughful!

  57. My hubby rocks because he works 18 hour days to support his family! We miss him when he can’t get home for dinner every night, but we try to understand. My kids are awesome teens! We love dad!

  58. My hubby rocks b/c he’s put up w/ all my junk for 9 + years and is still madly in love with me. Nothing short of a miracle!

  59. Kristiana says:

    He’s a man of God, awesome dad, and loving husband. He’s pursuing many passions and we’re rockin’ it as a team!

  60. My hubby rocks because he’s so willing to do things for me and our family. We just got back from vacation where he cooked me breakfast and let me sleep in every day. I was so spoiled!

  61. I’m following both of you on Twitter @MommaStaciA. Thanks!

  62. Carmen E. says:

    My hubby rocks because he does the vacuuming each week!! (among many, many many other things! )

  63. My husband rocks because he works almost all day, all week, just so I can stay home with our kids. He also cooks the BEST pancakes I have ever eaten! :)

  64. I like you on Facebook. :)

  65. My husband rocks because he’s shown us the love of Christ.

  66. My husband rocks because he works so hard for our family and because he chose me :-)

  67. I like Life as Mom on facebook :-) Thank you!

  68. My husband rocks b/c in addition to being a great husband, spiritual leader and daddy, he works a FT job AND a PT job so I can have the privelege of staying home with our 7 (soon to be 8) children!

  69. I liked you on FB!

  70. Rebecca says:

    My husband rocks because he works a full time job that means 10 hour days and then works another part-time job, besides taking care of things here at home, with the vehicles, helps his widowed mom renovate her run-down house and still makes time for me when I ask or when he sees I need it, even without asking. I am blessed more than I deserve!

  71. Rebecca says:

    I liked you on Facebook.

  72. Kelly A says:

    My husband TOTALLY rocks. I work full time and he stays home with 3 kids (age 4, 2, and 3mo). He’s the greatest husband and father EVER!

  73. Betsy M says:

    My husband rocks cuz he is a hard, hard worker so that I can stay home and raise are kids. He is is supportive and loving and just the perfect husband for me. I really would love to see his face if I wore a t-shirt like that!

  74. My husband rocks, because he is a great husband and dad! He does all he can for us without asking for a thank you.

  75. My husband rocks because he does dishes, laundry, yard work, fills up my gas tank, and cooks dinner on the nights that I work. There is no one else I would have as the father of my children.

  76. I “like” lifeasmom on FB :-)

  77. I’m following both on twitter :-)

  78. Natalie Q. says:

    My husband rocks because he is supportive of my endeavors, even when they seem a little far-fetched. He’s sweet, funny, and always knows the right thing to say. He’s an awesome gardener and doesn’t mind a bit if I sit on the patio drinking lemonade while he does all the work and I just enjoy the beauty!

  79. I love Union28! I’d never heard of it before until reading this post. And, I’d love to win that gift certificate. What a fun way to celebrate our spouses and marriages!

  80. my husband rocks because he does whatever he can to provide for our family and make my life as easy as possible!

  81. Charity L. says:

    My husband rocks because no matter how tired he is, he will always pitch in to help with our daughter and around the house.

  82. my husband rocks because he is so supportive of me and so helpful.

  83. i also follow fishmama & union28 on twitter.

  84. Melissa says:

    My husband rocks because he has enough energy to work hard to provide for us and play with the kids and do projects and spend time with me…what a guy! :)

  85. My husband is simply amazing…and that rocks.

  86. I follow on facebook

  87. I follow on twitter

  88. misty gorman says:

    my husband does dishes, cleans puke and changes diapers without being asked. he loves me the way i am, flaws and all. but most of all, he loves God.

  89. Hubs rocks for many reasons…today he rocks because he can fix computer problems so I don’t have to worry about them. I just call his name and he takes over the issues! Awesome!

  90. My husband rocks because he works hard for his family. He was working 2 jobs and still made time for his family even though I know he was tired most days. And he still made sure that I had some time to myself. Thankfully those days are behind us. He’s the best dad I know.

  91. I liked Life as MOM on FB and shared a link to your page and giveaway :)

  92. Aleisha says:

    My husband rocks because he is the best father any child could have and because his wise practicality perfectly balances my crazy emotionalism and keeps me grounded.

  93. Jennifer says:

    My husband works so hard for us, he truly rocks!!

  94. Colleen M. says:

    My husband rocks because he works really long hours at his job, but still remembers to put his family first.

  95. Sheila Leitsch says:

    My husband rocks because even though he has been gone a lot this year on deployment with the Navy, he still finds ways to make sure our daughter, Abby, knows he loves her and is very special to him!

  96. Luann Habecker says:

    He shows me Christ daily.

  97. My husband rocks because he treats me like a queen, loves our kiddos and does all sorts of crazy things with them no matter how long his work day has been but beyond all that, he loves the Lord and seeks to follow after Christ. I am so blessed!

  98. my husband rocks cause he is the man I believed I was marrying. You know when you’re dating and engaged you sort of are in this la la world and they are different and perfect. Well, i’m not saying he is perfect, but he truly is the man I admired then. And he is still the guy i got chills from when thinking about doing life with God together. He has character & perseverance and tenderness – all which make for a hubby that rocks!

  99. shared the giveaway on my fb page!

  100. Dana Lewis says:

    My husband, Russ, rocks in many ways:

    He has more patience than any child deserves, he does the carpool thing morning and afternoons, he started a business a few years ago and has been quite successful, he is supportive of me in my career, and he has taken on a great deal of the cooking since I started a job where I work an 11 or 12 hour shift on the days I am scheduled. And creative cooking at that!

  101. Dana Lewis says:

    and now liked and shared on my page!

  102. My husband rocks because he supports me no matter what it is I want to do. Whether running a marathon or deciding to go back to school ten years later. He’s got my back.

  103. My husband rocks because he works really hard so that we can both have our ideal job. I stay home with our kiddos and he is making a living playing his accordion. When we started Pint Size Polkas no one would have believed it would work, but his schedule this summer (150 gigs in 2 1/2 months in 6 different states) shows that it did and that is willing to put in an amazing amount of effort to provide for us!

    We are missing him today on his day as he is in Georgia (we live in Wisconsin), but we aren’t wait to see him next Saturday!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Heather

  104. My husband rocks because he gives me constant support and encouragement as I try to manage my roles of wife/mama/nursing student/employee.

  105. My husband rocks because no one else on earth loves me like he does! He is a great example to all of our children.

  106. My husband rocks for a million reasons, but here are just a few…..he works VERY hard to provide for our family, he was worked very hard these last few months to get healthy and has lost 40 pounds, he is the best dad ever to my kids, he is a godly man and the leader of our home, he is oh, so handsome….I could go on and on and on….

  107. My husband rocks, because he proposed to me when I already had 4 1/2 kids! He stayed my friend through a 6-years-of-hell marriage, then offered to be “daddy” to my kids after a rape resulted in an unexpected pregnancy. He treats them all like his own AND gave me baby #6 (hopefully our last). He does way more than his share around the house, since I have several chronic illnesses, works to support us so I can stay home, and never complains about being overworked. No one could ask for a better man!

  108. My husband rocks because he knows the little things about me that show he cares. Always getting creamer because I like my coffee sweet, putting gas in the truck when I am low, helping with the kids when I’ve had a long day and no longer putting his belly button lint in the kitchen sink because it drives me crazy (and it’s gross)!

  109. Johanna says:

    My husband rocks in so many ways but this week he has waited on his family hand and foot! The reason? I gave birth to our 3rd child on Wednesday. His very own Father’s Day gift:)

  110. My husband rocks because he is a great father to our daughter, continues to support and encourage me always, and loves me in spite of my oh-too-evident flaws!

  111. My husband rocks because he’s not afraid to paint some toenails or style some hair. He loves and respects me and our girls. Very encouraging, supporting and loving!

  112. My husband rocks simply by putting up with me and all my hairbrained ideas. Poor guy!

  113. I already follow both on twitter. Love you and love this company.

  114. Following on facebook and shared the giveaway.

  115. My husband rocks because he seeks to serve his family in all he does.

  116. My husband is such a wonderful daddy to our three little girls. He reads them stories, tucks them in bed, prays with them, let’s them “help” him with his work and my list could go on! I trust him so much with them, such a privilege to leave for hours or even days and know they will be just fine.

  117. My hubby rocks because he works so hard so I can stay home with our babies!

  118. My husband rocks because when we got pregnant with our oldest we were 18 year old college students with no jobs. He turned it all around so that he could provide for our little family, and worked his butt off to get us where we are today, while all his friends were partying, responsibility-free. He knew what was important and still does.

  119. My husband rocks because he left his career to stay home full time with our kids. He is the most amazing man I know!

  120. My husband ROCKS because he leads our family to Jesus!

  121. Posted to Facebook!

  122. Jen Fitzpatrick says:

    I love this shirt! My husband rocks because whenever I am having a flare or a bad day, he is there to take care of the kids and the house. No matter what type of day he’s had, he never complains, he just does what needs to be done. He will sit with me whenever I need him to and bring me anything I want or need!

  123. My husband rocks because he is so kind and caring.

  124. My husband rocks for soooo many reasons. Just to name a few….he cleans up after dinner, takes our young boys outside to play to give me some quiet moments alone, and loves to surprise me with date nights or gifts.

  125. He still makes me smile.

  126. My husband rocks because he loves me and our family. He’s always here for us, he lives a life that shows our boys how to be a man of God, and I’m so happy he’s my partner in life.

  127. I “liked” you on Facebook :-) Just as a side comment, I first found your page through another mom blogger, Terri Lynne. Thanks!

  128. My husband rocks because he gave up a career he loved to keep himself safe for his wife and children.

  129. My husband rocks because he is the most Christ-like person I have ever met. He has been the most amazing example to me and to our children. He knows who we really are — and he loves us anyway! And he loves us madly! He is so self-less and devoted, it’s truly a miracle. I am so thankful that he chose me to be his wife –15 years and counting!! :)

  130. Pamela J says:

    My husband rocks because he can always make me laugh even on those days when its the last thing I want to do.

  131. because he works his tail off so I can stay home with the crew

  132. My husband is so supportive. He loves me for me and always tells me so. He tells me I’m beautiful, even when I’m feeling anything but. He doesn’t care if I gain weight. He encourages me. He loves me. He takes such wonderful care of our two beautiful children. I could go on and on…He’s pretty great. ;)

  133. follow fishmama and Union28 on twitter – eringwald

  134. like life as a mom on fb – erin n r

  135. He takes the kids outside to play every single day when he gets home from work. It gives me a few minutes of me time in the evenings.

  136. Following you both on twitter.

  137. Like you on FB & shared.

  138. Keisha C. says:

    My husband “rocks” because he is a great husband, father, business owner, sunday school teacher and little league coach. We love him so much! :o)

  139. My husband is a great provider and father. And he is FUN!

  140. my hubbie ROCKS because he is always willing to change and grow with me, and he is always so patient with me!

  141. Candace says:

    My husband rocks because he thinks it’s fun to let the kids play in the mud. I need him to remind me that kids need to be kids because, quite frankly, I can be a stick in the mud sometimes (no pun intended).

  142. Dawn Davenport says:

    My husband rocks because he is so invested in our girls. I love to see his interaction with them on a daily basis. Such an amazing daddy!

  143. My husbands rocks because not only is he an awesome and loving husband, he is a wonderful father too. He works hard to provide for us so I can stay home with our three girls. He tells me he loves me every chance he gets but more than he shows me in many ways. He plays with his kiddos even tho he’s tired from a long day at work, listens to me talk as I unwind from my day and helps out at home whenever he can. Currently he’s deployed to Iraq. So I’m more thankful every day for all he does for us when he’s home after 8 months of doing it all on my own. He rocks!

  144. My husband seriously rocks–he lets me sleep in if I’m exhausted, he plays with the kids every evening, helps in the kitchen–pretty much anything our family needs!!

  145. Melanie says:

    My husband rocks because his favorite thing to do is to spend time with his family and he also does the dishes for me every night!

  146. My husband rocks because he is an amazing provider, husband and daddy. Being active duty military has it’s challenges and is very consuming, yet he still makes us feel loved and special.

  147. Denise G. says:

    My husband is truly amazing! He’s active duty in the Air Force, but still makes so much time to spend with our two children!!! He’s a wonderful, Godly example to myself and our kids!

  148. Tara Mc says:

    My husband rocks because he is not afraid of “poopy” diapers. I never have to remind him to take out the trash and because his corny sense of humor can always make me smile.

  149. My husband rocks because a few times a year I have to travel for work and he cares for our children as well as I do when I’m away.

  150. The main reason my husband rocks is that he is a man that consistantly goes to church with his family. I love this about him.

  151. TallyMichelle says:

    My husband rocks because he is the best husband and father I’ve ever seen. No really. My other girlfriends are quite jealous!

  152. My hubby rocks! He is a great Dad and a hard worker, he gets me out of my shell and makes us all laugh!

  153. Andrea Watts says:

    He always puts me first.

  154. and I like you on FB!

  155. My husband rocks for so many reasons — the most recent: he spent two days putting together a swing set for our kiddos.

  156. Rebekah says:

    My husband rocks because he always supports me in whatever I do and he is a great father to our kids!!

  157. Katie T says:

    My husband rocks! He’s the most attentive, hands-on, willing, loving, and gentle dad I’ve ever met. I rarely have to ask for help with our son. From playing with, changing, bathing, feeding, doctors appointments, my husband is right there.
    He’s an incredible spiritual leader, guidance counselor, and prayer warrior. We live in a neighborhood where several children don’t have dads, and my husband has become theirs. They refer to him as dad and their faces light up to see him, much like our own son.

    He truly rocks!

  158. Katie T says:

    follow you and U28 on Twitter!

  159. He cleans the bathroom!

  160. My hubs rocks because while he is first to admit he isn’t perfect and makes mistakes, he is always trying to be better…always trying new things as a dad, always finding ways to get involved. He is intentional about parenting and it shows.

  161. Mags N. says:

    My hubby rocks because he works very hard to support us. And when he comes home, he has no problem pitching in to help me when needed. He loves his family so much and it shows.

  162. Monica Spencer says:

    My husband rocks because he after a long day of working he comes home to hang with us. Even through the screaming mess the house is sometimes in we are still the only people he wants to be with.

  163. My husband rocks because he is such a great father to our boys.

  164. ACMommy3 says:

    My husband rocks because he is a faithful, steady man full of kindness and thoughtfulness, and because he loves me for who I am, even though he knows all, and wow, that’s incredible.

  165. Michelle Murphy says:

    My husband rocks because he joined the army to support our family, and even though he has been gone the past 10 months I know he loves and misses us very much.

  166. Michelle Murphy says:

    I follow FishMama and Union28 on twitter @cheapandcreativ

  167. Margaret says:

    My husband rocks because he is an incredibly hard worker.

  168. My husband rocks because he is a man of integrity with a strong work ethic who cherishes me and loves his little girl! I told her to marry a man like her daddy; she can’t go wrong!

  169. My husband rocks because he is the most amazing father and my best friend.

  170. He cleans the house without being asked!

  171. Facebook fan of both

  172. Twitter follower
    shmilgah

  173. My husband rocks because He loves our wild ones unconditionally. He disciplines in love and leads them spiritually, yet he’s always up for tickles, giggles, and fun.

  174. I follow on Facebook. :-)

  175. My husband rocks because he is the yin to my yang – he brings a sense of balance to our lives.

  176. Allison O says:

    My husband rocks because he ALWAYS puts his family first.

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