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12 Tips to Have an Awesome Summer

If you find yourself out of ideas this summer, then we have some fun ways to spend the summer. Check out these fifteen activities to do over the summer that may give you inspiration for something great this season. … Read More

How Father’s Day Changed America

A holiday celebrating fathers, created as the very idea of fatherhood was rapidly changing. But how exactly did we start celebrating the magical gift of fatherhood? … Read More

The Story of Old Glory – History of Flag Day

The American flag – arguably the most familiar symbol of the United States – is also one of the least understood. Although most Americans know what the red and white stripes and blue stars represent, many have no idea about the history of Old Glory. … Read More

History of Memorial Day: Uniting a Broken Nation

Nobody quite remembers how Memorial Day started, but it’s a widely accepted holiday that is meant to remember those who gave their lives for our country. It began at a time when Americans were terribly divided. … Read More

The History of Mother’s Day in the U.S.

The story behind the U.S. holiday of Mother’s Day is bittersweet. It began with a young woman’s fight to honor her mother’s memory, and ends with the same woman fighting to abolish the holiday she nearly single-handedly created. … Read More