NATIONAL DICE DAY

Each year on December 4th, National Dice Day recognizes an ancient gaming tool. Many games incorporate dice as a way to add random challenges or obstacles to the objectives.   Players typically throw dice onto a flat surface from their hands or a cup. The uppermost face of the die after it comes to rest …
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BINGO’S BIRTHDAY MONTH

Bingo’s Birthday Month is an annual designation observed in December. You know the game that you probably loved playing with your grandparents and other family members growing up? Well, now’s its birthday Month! (Wouldn’t it be nice if we all got to celebrate our birthdays all month? Maybe we should start.) Play Bingo with friends …
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NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY – Saturday Before Thanksgiving

National Adoption Day raises awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care. Each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the day focuses on children waiting for permanent, loving families. Not only does the day aim to find homes, but National Adoption Day also helps the dreams of many children and families come true. …
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NATIONAL PLAY MONOPOLY DAY – November 19

National Play Monopoly Day on November 19th recognizes the iconic board game that lands us on Park Place, Boardwalk or even in jail. Known as one of the most popular board games in the world, Monopoly was originally based on a board game designed by Elizabeth Magie in 1902. Since then, the game has been …
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NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

National Adoption Month in November raises awareness and increases outreach concerning the need for permanent families across the United States. Every year, there is a growing need for children of all ages to find secure and safe families. All month long, National Adoption Month events provide tools and resources to help individuals and families understand …
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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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A Girls Night…3 Activities to Try

Stress…What is so stressful in a woman’s life? Kids, meals, after school activities, job, laundry, house work, homework, school course load, errands.  I’m sure I can find women— even women with strong support systems, and helpful partners that need to blow off steam every now and again. Women to a large degree juggle a lifestyle that would …
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NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY – August 21

On August 21st, National Senior Citizens Day recognizes the achievements of the more mature representatives of our nation. The day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation for their dedication, accomplishments, and services they give throughout their lives.  According to the 2017 census, 47 million seniors live in the United States. By 2060, that number …
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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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