yesterday,my father`s birthday!

@zz1111 (215)
China
May 21, 2008 1:08am CST
yesterday was my dad`s birthday,i should have called him and said "happy birthday"to him.but i forgot... i called my mom the day before yesterday and told her i would call back tomorrow for my dad`s birthday.there,my father`s birthday,do you know who tell me right now? ----my sister.if she didn`t remind me,i did forget it.but it was the time to call,i remembered it when there was a ring from my family!!! well,i love my dad and mom,hoping they will happy and healthy.but...this makes me feel terrible. dear friends,do you remember your parents` birthday? do you call them often and say hello to them?
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@liquorice (3901)
21 May 08
Hmm, I think I forgot my mum's once and I felt really guilty too. The rest of the family weren't very happy with me! But that was a long time ago and she's forgiven me by now!! (No, really she actually forgave me a long time ago). Now I'm older and people sometimes forget my birthday I can see that it's not really a big deal and I don't mind too much (as long as at least somebody remembers..); people have a lot on their minds. So don't worry too much, I'm sure your dad will understand. I talk to my mum every day but we've always been close like that and as we live close to eachother it means that phoning her isn't as expensive as it would be if she was far away (that's kind of ironic and unfair really isn't it? )
@cjgrooms (4456)
• United States
21 May 08
My Dad passed away many years ago and my mom lives with me now. But when i was younger i would never call on the right date (i would always be late or early). If i remembered a few days before i would call because i knew if i didn't i wouldn't remember on the right date and would have to call late.
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@carolbee (16233)
• United States
21 May 08
Sometimes these things happen. Maybe you can smooth it over by calling him and wish him a happy belated birthday. Apologize to him and hopefully he will understand. I did call my parents to wish them happy birthday every year. They are both gone now and wish I could call them but since that's not an option, I think about them and say a prayer.
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@flowerchilde (12538)
• United States
21 May 08
It's best if I leave myself a note! Because I will often forget things! So that's what I do is always write myself a note when I do think of the coming event.. and that helps me to not forget to make the call on time..
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@checapricorn (16066)
• United States
21 May 08
wow! good thing zz, you were reminded by your sister!LOL! I always remember my parents, sister and partner's birthday! A week before that, I have to start looking for the gift I will be giving to them. It takes me that long since I am very choosy and can't find right away what to give. Now that I am far from them, I have to send my gift a month earlier! then, I also call them on the day of their birthday!
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@gemini_rose (16193)
21 May 08
I speak to my Mum and Dad often on the phone, and I have not yet forgotten their birthday. I remember them though by writing all my birthdays on the calendar at the beginning of the year so that I do not forget anyone. The one birthday I do always manage to forget is my Sister In Laws boyfriends, in fact it his birthday today and I still have not got him a card!! I shall have to pick one up later for him.
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@SViswan (12071)
• India
21 May 08
I usually remember my parents' birthdays....but 5 years back, I forgot my father's birthday. I was meaning to call and remembered the day before....but forgot on the day of his birthday. HE called me the next day and reminded me..I felt so bad!
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@ellie333 (21018)
21 May 08
I always remember my parents birthdays and will always call and phone. I'm sure if you phone your father today he will be fine if you apologise. Your mum would have told hom that you said your were going to call. Ellie:D
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@vanities (11401)
• Davao, Philippines
21 May 08
of course i always remember my parents birthday..if im not so busy ..but usually i can remember on the evening after work and try calling or even going to their house to greet him/her..
@sanzi1201 (644)
• China
21 May 08
You were too unheeding.He must be angry at you,I think.You are his daughter,his child.You should give him a gift at least ,I think and say some good words to him.I believe he will happy still.So,don't worry,but you have to correct your defect.
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@adoremay (2069)
• Philippines
21 May 08
Say a Happy Birthday for me to you father, ok? Anyways I am good with dates... So I don't forget any celebrations at all.
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@jyjnl_jia (430)
• China
21 May 08
I believe that your father would not mad you.I remenber my parents`birthday,but i fail to give my wishes to them sometimes.As for the phonecall,i will tell them sth about me and ask about them about two weeks once.
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@julyteen (13259)
• Davao, Philippines
27 May 08
my parent aware on my attitude, i always forgot special date but to give them what they want i will not. they understand me because i am too busy with my offline business and my studies also. they know that i am hardworking person. they don't get mad if i forgot special date because i have the reason why i forget.
@Hatley (164347)
• Garden Grove, California
22 May 08
My parents are gone now but when they were alive I always remembered their birthdays and called them often when I was on my own. My mom had always made it a thing to celebrate allour birthdays with a cake and icecream and all our favorite foods. I carried this on when I had my own family. My husband was born on Dec 31 and his younger sister had a birthday on Jan3 so his mom just had one birthday party for the two of them on Jan 3. My husband always felt like he had never had his own party. so I went all outn on his birthday every year and it was such fun.