FAMILY STORIES MONTH

Family Stories Month rolls around in November just in time for the holidays. When families gather it’s an excellent time to share stories and learn about family history. Throughout the month Family History Month encourages you to record or listen to stories from relatives of all ages. Start thinking of the questions to ask family …
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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – October 10

Annually, World Mental Health Day on October 10th raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. Mental health is a hot topic. This is good news. It means the stigma for mental health issues is slowly going away. Mental health issues are finally getting the attention they deserve. Healthcare workers and individuals feel they …
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NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY

Each year on August 12th, National Middle Child Day honors that in-between child in the family. Depending on the size of the family, sometimes more than one falls between the firstborn and baby of the family.  Many believe birth order plays a pivotal role in the personalities of children. The Middle Child Syndrome states that …
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NATIONAL SON’S AND DAUGHTER’S DAY

National Son’s and Daughter’s Day on August 11th brings parents and their children together for quality time. On this day, be with the joys of your life. Let your children know that you are glad they are part of your life. While listening to the events of their day, share family stories. Find out about …
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NATIONAL SISTERS DAY – First Sunday in August

National Sisters Day on the first Sunday in August celebrates the unique bond between sisters. This particular set of siblings embrace moments that make them laugh and cringe. While they don’t always agree, sisters have each other’s backs.  All siblings have the odd argument here and there, but deep down there’s little way around the …
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NATIONAL AUNT AND UNCLE’S DAY – July 26

National Aunt and Uncle’s Day on July 26th honors a special set of relatives we look up to throughout our lives. During holidays, family events, and sometimes sleepovers, aunts and uncles often hold an extraordinary place in our hearts. They fill our lives with fun, laughter, love, and incredible memories.   This holiday provides an …
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NATIONAL PARENTS’ DAY – Fourth Sunday in July

National Parents’ Day, July 25, 2021; honors all parents on the fourth Sunday in July. No matter where our parents may be, this day serves to celebrate their important role in our lives.  In May we celebrated mothers, and in June we celebrated fathers.  It follows that in July we can bring all our parents …
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NATIONAL COUSINS DAY – July 24

National Cousins Day on July 24th recognizes the lifelong relationships that grow among cousins. Our first friendships often form with cousins as young as infants and endure a lifetime.  Whether cousins grow up together in close-knit families or only see each other occasionally, they share common memories through grandparents, aunts, and uncles. At family gatherings, …
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FATHER’S DAY – Third Sunday in June

On the third Sunday in June, Father’s Day honors the role fathers play in the family structure and society. The day recognizes not just fathers, but the father figures in our lives. These are the men we look up to who set solid examples for us and guide us throughout our lives. June 21, 2021 …
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