On Giant Shoulders


Welcome to “On Giant Shoulders”…an entire website devoted to daughters’ love for their fathers! Whether you are a daughter or a father, please explore this site to read short essays written by a diverse group of daughters, some with well-known fathers, who are united by the love and respect for their fathers. We hope you will be enlightened by the lessons that can be learned, or have been learned, in your own lives….click here for introduction  (read more) 

Our Greeting Card

Make any-sized donation* to receive our greeting card for any occasion. The card says that a donation has been made in your recipient’s honor!

*We are pleased to support the Good+Foundation’s Father Factor Initiative in the belief that stronger fathers build stronger, more resilient families, which are the backbone of thriving communities. The more we invest in fathers, the greater impact we see on children and families as a whole.

Read Our Collection of Heartwarming Stories by Daughters About Their Fathers:

Submit Your Own Story:

We are looking for submissions for the following topics:

  • A Role Model for the Future
  • The Importance of Mother
  • Acceptance and Unconditional Love
  • Setting Clear Limits and Providing a Moral Code
  • Failure…and Learning from Mistakes
  • A Sense of Humor

If you have another story to tell, another life lesson learned from your dad that you don’t see outlined here, please feel free to submit that too. We are open to receiving your story!