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Hurrah to every dad and hubby!

/ 12:09 AM June 03, 2014

Since Father’s Day is fast approaching (June 15), I asked some celebrity Papas what they would not have known if they did not become dads.

I’ve been a single mom for so long now. Without a partner, I often wonder if I am doing too much or too little for my two kids. There are some things only a father can do.

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Still, being a solo parent I learned what it was like to stay awake (or half-awake)  at night (or till the wee hours of the morning) until I heard the footsteps of my children, which reassured me they were home safe and sound.

My dad, who used to call me “Princess,” is gone but I know that he’s watching over me and he will lead me to my Prince.

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Hurrah to all fathers and father figures! Behind every happy mother and contented child is an overworked hubby/daddy.

JULIANA taught dad Richard “what’s it like to truly love a person other than my wife.”

Richard Gomez

I’ve learned what it is like to truly love a person other than my wife with all my heart.

Ryan Cayabyab

A father’s love is unconditional. It must be dispensed liberally, without confusing the child regarding the importance of discipline.

Mark Herras

Since I joined show biz, I’ve been blessed with many opportunities. But when I became a father to Ada Sophie Nicolette six months ago, that was when I realized that a baby was truly God’s greatest blessing.

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Benjie Paras

Before, I always thought that children should always listen to their parents. Now that I’m a dad, I’ve realized that, most of the time, I should listen to them.

Chad Borja

Fatherhood has made me master the art of understanding and patience and, most of all, unconditional love that only a parent can give.

Kim Atienza

I could never relate to the saying, “tanggal lahat ng pagod mo pag-uwi mo sa mga anak mo” before  I became a dad to my three beautiful kids. Every single working day, I look forward  to dinner when I would see their smiling faces at home. Tanggal talaga lahat ng stress! I thank God for making me a father to Jose, Eliana and Emman.

ADA SOPHIE Nicolette is God’s greatest blessing, says dad Mark Herras.

Marco Alcaraz

Being a dad has made me change my outlook in life and it has taught me how to be responsible.

Bayani Agbayani

When I became a dad, I found out  that children’s noise could be music to my ears no matter how rowdy they got.

Jojo Alejar

I was able to imagine the joy of driving the best car, the bliss of having my own place with a great view, the thrill of having money to spend, but never did I imagine the happiness of becoming a dad. It’s the little things about my little ones that make the biggest difference in my life.

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An early Happy Father’s Day to an Ulirang Ama who’s special to me, XTN C. ’Pa-McDo ka naman!

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