Birthday Wishes for Parents of a Daughter

I bet that you and your daughter shared the Polaroid moments. You know, when she said your first word, her first day at kindergarten — even her first crush. Let’s hope that we’ll share those Polaroid moments together for another year.

They say that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. So when life gives you a year, what do we make…year-ade? Probably not. But in any case, I hope that you can squeeze as much juice out of your new year as possible.

Raising a daughter is a tale of two cities — There are the best of times, there are the worst of times. But now that you two have gained a year, I hope the best of times will keep on rolling, that through the incessant thickets of anger, frustration, angst, there will always remain that bright sun of love, which will always shine.

When she seven years old and went to ballerina practice, your daughter was your one and only Daddy’s little girl. Your pride and joy. Your life. For this birthday, I hope she’ll always be Daddy’s little girl.

May the powers bestowed by our Father Christ bring you joy for your new year into the world!

Throughout the years, things have change. You’ve gotten new friends, worked at different jobs, gone to new places, moved to new cities. Heck, You’ve even got a new year added on to you. But no matter how much things seem to change, I want your daughter’s love to stay forever.

It’s funny. When you’re a kid, you can’t wait to put that extra candle on the cake for your next birthday. When you get older…well…you try to forget about those added years. While we may not want to remember our age, I want you to remember you and your daughter — how much she’s grown, how much you’ve grown — and that will make things all the better.

For your birthday, I hope to hand you and your daughter the Torch of Joy to illuminate even the darkest of times.

God has bestowed this additional year in your life because He wants you to see the amazing things your daughter will accomplish in her life.

In my dreams, your daughter is Cinderella, and she is being taken off by a charming Prince to the royal palace. For your next birthday, I know my dream will come true.

May your new age bring new levels of wisdom, insight, knowledge. Trust me — if you’re raising a daughter, you’ll need it.

I’ve seen it happen slowly every year with every girl, and I see it happening now. Let her layers of childhood break to release the wings of womanhood!

Keep her close to your heart, and she will do the same.

You and I always knew her as the ambitious one. Captain of the cheer-leading team, Straight-A student, and an aspiring doctor. The path seemed so long when she was a little girl. But now that she is a young woman, she’ll be able to have the time to get where you want to. And for this birthday, you’ll see that just that will happen.