Father’s Day 2020 might just be the most memorable to date. These children all agree that this lockdown has been a blessing, because they all got to spend more time with the man who they look up to the most. It’s every child’s wish come true, and these children are more than happy to share their thoughts on how fortunate they are to have their dads with them—24/7! 

02 Karlo Nograles with daughter Nikka

Karlo Nograles with daughter Nikka

Dad, you make me proud every single day. You’re always humorous even in these trying times. I love you so much. I hope you stay happy and safe. I always want to make him proud so that he can be as happy as I am. —Nikka, 9, for Karlo Nograles 

06 Bobby Aquino with daughter Marta

Bobby Aquino with daughter Marta

Every day, Papa, you give me the assurance and the comfort that I will be safe and protected. And I really enjoy the movie dates we have every so often. I hope you know that I will always be your princess. I love you! Happy Father’s Day! —Marta, 15, for Bobby Aquino

04 Big Daddy Jofe Syquia and son Alfonso

Big Daddy Jofe Syquia and son Alfonso

I am blessed, Papa, because we got to spend more time with each other, especially since I’ve been living alone for college. Happy Father’s Day, Papa, and I love you! —Alfonso, 18, for Jofe Syquia

09 Jonard Koa with dad Johnlu

Jonard Koa with dad Johnlu

“Hey, Dad! Just want to say how lucky I am to spend quarantine with you. I really enjoy all the times we’ve been cooking together, especially the time when we made tempura and ampalaya with eggs, which is my favorite too. Anyway, I just want to say Happy Father’s Day, and hopefully we get to do something nice once the quarantine is over. —Jonard John, 24, for John Lu Koa

05 Big Daddy (Rikki) Dee with daughter Cheena and Erika

Big Daddy (Rikki) Dee with daughter Cheena and Erika

Dad, I look forward to every meal talking about life and business over good food. — Erika, 29, for Rikki Dee

I am blessed that I get to watch a series with you every night, and sleep between you and mom. —Cheena, 22, also for Rikki Dee 

03 Dad JP Castrillo and son Rafa

Dad JP Castrillo and son Rafa

This quarantine has been a blessing in disguise, Dad, because we got to spend so much time together and I wouldn’t have this quarantine any other way. —Rafa, 16, for JP Castrillo

08 Big daddy Mon Gonzalez and his brood of boys Nicolas, Lorenzo, and Alfonso

Big daddy Mon Gonzalez and his brood of boys Nicolas, Lorenzo, and Alfonso

“Hey, Dad, you always manage for all of us to have a good time when we spend time together. You always keep us safe and protected. Happy Father’s Day! —Alfonzo, 15, for Mon Gonzalez

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Because of all the times we’ve spent and all the games we played together like COD (Call of Duty), I am really happy that we got to be closer this quarantine. And I love Mom!” —Nicolas, 20, also for Mon Gonzalez

“Hey, Dad, Happy Father’s Day! Just want to say that I have been blessed to be quarantined with you, because you always made sure we were comfortable this whole time, and that we’re safe. Thank you for always protecting us and making sure that we’re happy.” — Lorenzo, 22, also for Mon Gonzalez

07 Bryan Lim and Aki

“Happy Father’s Day, Papa! Thanks for being such a great dad. I am blessed to be quarantined with you, because I always do fun things with you like working out and playing with you. And you’re always there when I need you. Happy Father’s Day!” —Aki, 10, for Bryan Lim

01 Marc Villar with daughter Emma

Marc Villar with daughter Emma

“I love you, Daddy, and I want to stay with you forever and ever and ever! —Emma, 4, for Mark Villar

 


Source: Manila Bulletin (https://lifestyle.mb.com.ph/2020/06/19/dearest-dad/)