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Black History Everyone Should Know
February is National Black History Month, a time designated for all to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and recognize their early and continued contributions to American history. Read more to find out five things about African American history that you didn't learn in school: the truth about the Lone Ranger, Betty Boop, and other intriguing histories.
What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is a violation of someone's rights. Anyone can be a victim.
How to Write a Thank You Card to General Sherman
No matter where you go, whether to another country or a trip back into history, the words thank you are powerful. Here are three simple steps on how to write a thank-you note.
How to Regift a Jar of Pickles
Today, December 19, 2019, is National Regifting day, but before you get your wrapping paper out, read this blog on how to regift with style.
What is National Wreaths Across America Day?
Wreaths Across America Day is celebrated in over 1,600 locations across the U.S. states, at sea and abroad in honor of fallen veterans from the Revolutionary War to the present. Find out more about this day of remembrance and how you can participate.
A Brief History on the Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Las Posadas, and Kwanza
A short summary of five December traditions.
Board Games: A Holiday Buyer's Guide
Board games have been around for thousands of years, checkers being the oldest. Now we have thousands to choose from. For a few game suggestions, check out this blog!
National Great American Smoke Out: 3 Motivations in Overcoming Tobacco Use
Each year on the third Thursday in November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout. Check out this blog for three informative and motivational ways to kick the habit.
National Native American Heritage Month
National Native American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in November. During this time, we celebrate the diverse and rich culture, history, and traditions of Native people.
Halloween Safety
Children are less likely to be concerned about safety when they are trick-or-treating. Here are a few safety tips to help you have “A Safe Halloween” this year.