New to our site?
Save 20% on your first order!
What to Write in a Father's Day CardFather's Day -- the special day set aside to honor and express our gratitude to all of the dads in our lives. Fathers come from all walks on life, in all shapes and sizes, each unique and each deserving of some special recognition on this special day. Whether your father is sentimental, witty, stoic, reserved or gregarious, we'll help you pen the perfect words to express your feelings. No matter what kind of father you want to honor: father, grandfather, father-to-be, stepfather or a person who has been a father figure to you, we have a few suggestions and examples to help you pen the perfect sentiment to accompany your Father's Day greeting for all the special dads in your life.
Can't find the perfect card?
Click here to request it
- No additional cost
- New designs within 24 hours
“Loved this card! Was even better in person than on your site! My daughter is expecting her first baby in the next couple weeks. I couldnít find a mother-to-be Motherís Day card that fit. This was absolutely perfect! Arrived promptly. Great quality.”
Joan - May 13th, 2022
“These cards are great. I love that you can write your own message in them. They are very nice and will even mail them for you. It is really a one stop shop. I highly recommend them as a company. I have used them now for a year or so and can't say enough good about them.”
Chelsea - May 16th, 2022
What To Write For Dads
What To Write For Husbands
What To Write For Grandfathers
What To Write For Sons
What To Write For Grandsons
What To Write For New Fathers
What To Write For Fathers To Be
What To Write For Someone Who Is Like a Father To You
For Your FatherThink about what makes your father special. Just being your father. Simply the fact that he is your father is the major thing that makes him special to you. Whether you call him Father, Dad, Daddy, Pop or something else, your relationship to your father is one-of-a-kind and like no other relationship in your life.
Helpful Tip: If your father is not the emotional type, you don't need to get mushy and sentimental if that does not fit your situation. Make your message simple and sincere. Add a little humor to lighten up the moment. Be sure to focus on the positive aspects of your relationship and express your appreciation for the role he has played in your life.
Some ideas for the perfect sentiment for your father:
For Your HusbandHe's not your father, but your love and respect for him are immense. Let him know just how much you appreciate the father he is to your children. Husbands need words of encouragement and need to know they are appreciated for the job they are doing as fathers.
Helpful Tip: Make your card personal and from the heart, let him know how much his sacrifices as a father have meant to you. This is your chance to lay on the sentiment. He will appreciate it.
Here are a few ideas for penning the perfect sentiment to the special man in your life on Father's Day:
For Your GrandfatherThe names we call our grandfathers are as diverse as they are: Grandpa, Papa, Pops, Papaw, etc. No matter what you call him, grandfathers all have a common objective-spoiling grandchildren, no matter what age they are! Let your grandfather know how much you appreciate his love and attention over the years with a special greeting especially for him to honor him on Father's Day.
Helpful Tip: Since grandfathers go by a wide variety of names, you may not be able to find a card that is specific to the name you call your grandfather. Not to worry, you can personalize the card you choose with your own message.
Some suggestions for what to write in your Father's Day card for your grandfather:
For Your SonNothing brings more joy and delight than witnessing your own son become a father. Your son needs to know how much you admire him for the father he has become. On Father's Day, let your son know how proud you are of him and how thankful you are for those precious grandchildren.
Helpful Tip: For your sons who are fathers, pride is a strong theme Father's Day. Make sure to let your son know how proud you are of the father he has become.
Some ideas for expressing your feelings to your son on Father's Day:
For Your GrandsonGrandchildren, aren't they the greatest gift you can have? The relationship between grandparents and grandchildren is one of the most special there is. If you are fortunate enough to have a grandson who has entered fatherhood, be sure to let him know how proud you are of him for the father he has become.
Helpful Tip: Even though he may be a father now, let your grandson know he will always be extra-special to you. The great-grandchildren he has added to your life are a special bonus!
For that delightful grandson in your life, here are a few ideas to express your love on Father's Day:
For A New FatherLike the father-to-be, the new father in your life also deserves some extra special attention and reassurance that he is doing the father thing right. Helpful Tip: New parents need to be reassured that they are doing a good job at parenting. Provide words of pride and encouragement for the new father on his first Father's Day.
Some suggestions to show your pride and support to the new father in your life on Father's Day:
For A Father-To-BeFather's Day for a father-to-be is a time of serious anticipation of the new life he is bringing into this world. Share this special experience with the father-to-be in your life and let him know he's got this!
Helpful Tip: The father-to-be needs a lot of encouragement on Father's Day. Share in the joy and excitement of his upcoming fatherhood with words of encouragement about the great father he will be.
Some suggestions to encourage the father-to-be in your life:
For Someone Who Is Like a Father To YouMost of us have had men in our lives who have taken on a father-like role. Perhaps you have a stepfather, godfather, older brother, uncle or family friend who has played a significant role in your life. You will want to acknowledge and honor the person who has been like a father to you with a heartfelt and sincere expression of admiration and gratitude for Father's Day.
Helpful Tip: On Father's Day, we want to honor the men who have been a significant part of our lives, whether or not they are actually related to us. In your Father's Day greeting, you want to be sure to recognize and show our appreciation for the special bond you share with this person.
Some ideas for honoring the person who has been like a father to you: