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Spring History of Teacher Appreciation Week

People in the United States started celebrating National Teacher Day in 1953 when Eleanor Roosevelt persuaded Cong...

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Spring History of Nurses Day

In 1953, an official with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare proposed that President Dwight D. E...

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Congratulations Rewards for Kids: 10 Parents Share Their Tips for Celebrating Achievements

One of the most important tools parents have to shape their kids’ behavior is the power of positive feedback. But as ...

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Congratulations How to Give a Toast from the Heart

At some point in your life, you’ll need to give a toast. You might get advance notice as a Maid of Honor or host o...

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Congratulations How to Say Congratulations (Even When You'd Really Rather Not)

Congratulating others is easy and fun, right? Like when your friend worked really hard and got that awesome job ma...

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New Year's Guilt-Free New Year's Resolutions

“New Year’s resolutions.” To some, those words are filled with pure possibility...an invitation to start anew, comple...

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New Year's New Year's Resolution Ideas for Groups

New Year’s resolutions are pretty lonely deals. It’s just you and that thing you have to live up to. Ack! No wonde...

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Christmas A Christmas tribute: meaningful ways to weave memories of lost loved ones into new holiday traditions

For many of us, Christmas is the time of year when we miss our lost loved ones the most. Finding ways to memoriali...

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Thanksgiving The History of Thanksgiving and Alternative Ideas for Celebrating Gratitude

Many of us in the United States have celebrated Thanksgiving through the years without knowing its origins, perhaps h...

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Christmas Baby’s First Christmas Ideas

Baby's first Christmas means more fun, more cuteness, more joy...and definitely more wonder as you see the holiday se...

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Mother's Day What to Write in a Mother's Day Card

Tell her just how much she means using this guide from Hallmark writers.

Gift Wrapping Giftology: how to wrap a Mother's Day gift

Make Mom’s day with these simply stunning Mother’s Day gift-wrapping ideas. Watch our video tutorials ...