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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Honor Volunteers in April

In small neighborhoods and in large cities around the globe, through small groups and large organizations of like-minded individuals, change is happening. Significant shifts and massive movements are making communities, individuals and conditions better in every corner. And do you know what’s driving this change? Volunteers donating their time and their passion to make a

Let’s Celebrate Poetry During National Poetry Month

As someone who appreciates poetry, the month of April is a really exciting and special time for us at the Maria Sanchez Show. April is National Poetry Month — a time to enjoy great poems and to celebrate the artists who create them. Established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, the month long

Spending Time With Your Daughter on This Special Day

The 4th Thursday in April is a big day for many young girls, and now boys as well in some areas of the world.  It is a special day to be alone with their parent as they head off to their work day. “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” began in 1993. The Ms. Foundation

How to Chill Out and De-Stress Yourself

We have all been there. We have all experienced the feeling when things just seem like they are closing in on us and you cannot do enough to keep up. There always seems to be somebody who needs something from you. Between your home life and your work life you may feel like your head

Come Celebrate National Garlic Day On April 19th

Oh, who can pass up a day to celebrate garlic? I know that I can’t! Sure, you may need a breath mint after eating a heaping load of garlic on your favorite sandwich or Italian dish. Yet garlic is just one of those things that we couldn’t do without in life. According to Holiday Insights,

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is Dedicated to Reducing Sexual Violence

Violence of any kind is a serious matter, but sexual violence hits its victims on a whole different level. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has designated April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The month of April is not only dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault, but is also used to educate people

Celebrate Your Ex on April 14th

The National Ex-Spouse Day is celebrated on April 14th of each year. And yes, you read that right, this ‘holiday’ was set aside to honor your former relationship, in an effort to build bridges of both friendship and forgiveness. The holiday was reportedly established by Reverend Ronald Coleman of Kansas City, MO in 1987. With