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Happy Decoration Day!… Er, Memorial Day!

Did you know? Memorial Day started out as “Decoration Day” during the aftermath of the American Civil War, as a way to ensure that the hundreds of thousands of Americans who died in shockingly short order, during the second half … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day is Here!

I sort of think of Armed Forces day as the pre-game holiday to Memorial Day, which falls on the 25th of May this year. Think about it: you get to celebrate every branch of the service with varying levels of … Continue reading

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Teacher? Nurse? Today is your day!

Are you a teacher? Or perhaps you’re a nurse? Then today is your day! May 6th is National Teacher’s Day, and also National Nurse’s Day! And to be honest, as unique as both professions are, there are some overlaps that … Continue reading

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May-Day, May-Day!

Tomorrow starts a new month, and with that new month, a new set of causes, holidays, celebrations and commemorations. It’s a lot to keep track of, especially if your business or organization is counted on to know about these things, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Turns 45!

Earth Day 2015 marks 45 years of celebrating this one of a kind planet that we call home. Started in 1970 as a reaction to a horrible oil spill, Earth Day organizations have spawned not only grass-roots movements but also … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month

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3 Tips for Coaching Your Child’s Sports Team

Do you have fond memories of your mother or father coaching a pee-wee sports team when you were younger? Do you remember having a friend’s mother or father act as an assistant coach for your softball or baseball team? There’s … Continue reading

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How to Honor Our Heroes

Many people today look up to celebrities and athletes who are constantly in the spotlight. While this may be true, it’s important that they do not forget those who sacrifice their lives for others. Our men and women in uniform … Continue reading

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MLK Day at 29

MLK day has been around ever since I can remember. But there are many people out there who remember a time before and a time after this national holiday. It was first proposed back in 1968, and finally was brought … Continue reading

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Belonging

Recent studies have shown that belonging to a group is important to both our physical and mental health. When we belong to a group we tend to maintain better psychological health and are usually in better physical health. Some of … Continue reading

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