Category: Educational & Non-Fiction

Native American Day / Indigenous People’s Day

THIS IS ALSO KNOWN AS Indigenous Peoples’ Day Though National American Indian Heritage Month is in November, NATIVE AMERICAN DAY is enjoyed on the second Monday in October (FYI – some states observe it on the fourth Friday in September). This year, that means we will be celebrating on October 12, 2020. I have a…

Captive Nations Week

During the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the declaration in 1959, known as Public Law 86-90, that America would recognize National Captive Nations Week. The intend of this observation is to “call upon the people of the United States to observe this week with appropriate ceremonies and activities, demonstrating America’s support for those…

National Parents’ Day – July 26th

In 1994, President Bill Clinton signed 36 U.S.C. § 135 into law, establishing National Parents’ Day. According to the United Nations, Parents’ Day is meant to show appreciation to parents everywhere for their “selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.” What to Expect When You’re ExpectingThe Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary…

Happy Flag Day

Today we celebrate the acceptance of our country’s national flag. It was first adopted as the ‘unified colonial fighting flag’ in June 1775 but became our country’s symbol June 14, 1777. You can learn more here – https://www.history.com/news/95-years-of-flag-day 14 Fun Facts About the U. S. Flag (15-Minute Books Book 1518)Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag,…