NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY – September 15

On September 15th each year, National Neonatal Nurses Day recognizes those who care for the most fragile patients as they take their first breaths. The celebration takes place in the middle of National Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month.  Neonatal nurse specialists work with newborn infants who are delicate at birth due to a variety of …
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NATIONAL NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK

The second full week in September celebrates specialty nurses trained in the treatment of kidney diseases. Designated by the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), National Nephrology Nurses Week is a time to honor the dedicated nurses who care for patients with kidney disease. Nephrology nurses receive specialized training to provide care to their patients. While …
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NATIONAL PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY NURSES DAY – September 8

On September 8th, National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day recognizes the hardworking and dedicated professionals bringing care to patients every day.  Honoring nurses caring for pediatric hematology and oncology patients, the observance takes place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. These dedicated professionals provide quality nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood …
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NATIONAL GRATEFUL PATIENT DAY – September 7

National Grateful Patient Day on September 7th provides an opportunity to show appreciation for the hard-working professionals in the medical industry. The day also focuses gratitude toward the families and caregivers of anyone receiving life-giving medical care. Additionally, the day honors the indomitable spirit of these courageous patients who are grateful to be alive.   …
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AFRICAN WORLD HERITAGE DAY – May 5th

Every year on May 5th, African World Heritage Day offers an opportunity for people around the world to celebrate Africa. Africa is the world’s second-largest continent. Some of the biggest threats facing Africa include climate change, uncontrolled development, disease, civil unrest, and poaching. Unfortunately, many of Africa’s cultural and natural wonders are at risk of …
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NATIONAL GROUNDHOG DAY – February 2

National Groundhog Day on February 2nd each year asks one question. Will he see his shadow? Ok, well maybe it asks another question. Will there be six more weeks of winter? Groundhog Day is observed on February 2nd, each year in the United States and Canada. The United States and Canada observe Groundhog Day on …
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NATIONAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH

National Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month, during February is a time for all Americans to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. In addition, the month recognizes the central role of Black Americans in history. Other countries, including Canada and Great Britain, have also set aside months to honor Black …
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Wedding Playlist

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, so choosing the perfect songs for your exchange of vows is up there with sending out the invitations and remembering the rings. Whether you’re soundtracking the ceremony, the wedding reception, or the first dance, these are some of my favorites. June is a …
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ANSWER THE TELEPHONE LIKE BUDDY THE ELF DAY

Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day on December 18th encourages everyone to add some elf behavior to their day.  Buddy the Elf was played by Will Farrell in the 2003 movie Elf. Answering the phone like Buddy the Elf not only surprises unsuspecting callers, but it brightens their day, too. As your day goes …
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Balloons Around the World Day

Balloons Around The World is a made-up holiday that aims to spread cheer around the world. It is celebrated annually on October 1. The unofficial holiday was created by Jeff Brown in 2000. The holiday encourages people to use balloons and the art of balloon twisting and decorating to bring smiles to the faces of …
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