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Monthly Archives: February 2016

What Are You Leaping Into This Leap Day?

Leap Day 2016

Leap Day is here yet again. What will you do with it? Once every four years, we get a bonus day! Thanks to our Gregorian calendar not being perfectly balanced with 365 24-hour days, every four years we have to right ourselves. We do that by getting an extra day in February. Since they only

Join the International Community & Stand Up to Bullying!

Stand Up to Bullying

It’s International STAND UP to Bullying Day! We’d like to share some important information about this debilitating behavior.   Today is International STAND UP to Bullying Day. That means it’s the perfect time to take a moment and think about anyone in our lives who might be picked on, and how we can empower them

Give Your Pooch a Smooch, It’s Almost Love Your Pet Day!

Love Your Pet Day

Tomorrow is Love Your Pet Day, so celebrate with your 2 or 4-legged family members! Less than a week after we were able to celebrate our loved ones on Valentine’s Day/World Marriage Day, we have an opportunity to turn our attention to our fluffier family members. Now, how is this possible, you may be asking

What Will You Do on Random Act of Kindness Day?

Random Act of Kindness Day

Today is Random Act of Kindness Day! Here are a few ideas to help you participate. It’s not just your average Wednesday. It’s Random Act of Kindness Day! The world could always use a little more kindness, and today’s a great reminder that we can help create and spread it! Here are a few ideas

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

Halfway through Black History Month, it’s important to make sure we’re getting involved. As the shortest month of the year, it’s no surprise that February flies by. The 15th may have caught us by surprise, so it’s especially important that we pause and set an intention for the remaining two weeks. Specifically, we’d like to urge

World Marriage Day is Just Around the Corner!

World Marriage Day

World Marriage Day is the perfect time to celebrate your loved one. World Marriage Day is always observed on the second Sunday of February. Fortuitously, this year that Sunday falls on Valentine’s Day! Pay attention, married people: there are two great reasons to celebrate your spouse this weekend! Whether you’re a newlywed or have spent

It’s Almost National Freedom to Marry Day!

National Freedom to Marry Day

National Freedom to Marry Day takes on new meaning this year! For years, National Freedom to Marry Day has been observed on February 12th. Just a few days before Valentine’s Day, this observance was a reminder that all people – regardless of their sexual orientation – deserve the opportunity to be in a committed, caring