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 …
Continue reading FAMILY STORIES MONTH

NATIONAL HUG YOUR CAT DAY – June 4

When National Hug Your Cat Day rolls around each year on June 4th, the purr-fect opportunity presents itself for some snuggle time. Depending on your feline critter’s nature, hugging may not be in the cards. However, like most animals, touch is a vital part of communication – and the same goes for the claw-ful kind. …
Continue reading NATIONAL HUG YOUR CAT DAY – June 4

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 …
Continue reading Balloons Around the World Day

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 …
Continue reading NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY

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 …
Continue reading NATIONAL SON’S AND DAUGHTER’S DAY

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 …
Continue reading NATIONAL SISTERS DAY – First Sunday in August

NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY

National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. Taking a break from our daily routine to bait a hook and catch some fish can be a relaxing endeavor.  In addition to providing food, fishing is a recreational pastime for …
Continue reading NATIONAL GO FISHING DAY

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 …
Continue reading NATIONAL AUNT AND UNCLE’S DAY – July 26

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 …
Continue reading NATIONAL PARENTS’ DAY – Fourth Sunday in July

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, …
Continue reading NATIONAL COUSINS DAY – July 24