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Monthly Archives: March 2018

On This Day in History: Coca-Cola Was Invented

On This Day in History: Coca Cola Was Invented

Learn how, on this day in 1886, Dr. John Pemberton created the first batch of Coca-Cola. When Dr. Pemberton created the first batch of Coca-Cola on March 29th, 1886, he thought he was creating a cure-all tonic.  His first batch was created using kola nuts for caffeine and cocoa leaf, and was supposed to treat

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s all try to break our bad health habits this month. We all have bad habits, however there are certain habits that are particularly detrimental to our health.  Here are some of the worst health habits that we should try to avoid. Smoking For those of us that smoke, we are putting ourselves at risk

Say “Thank You” on National Single Parent Day

Say “Thank You” on National Single Parent Day

Let’s show our gratitude this National Single Parent Day. Today is National Single Parent Day, a day created to honor and recognize the hard work, devotion and sacrifices single parents make as they raise their children.  This day was created in 1984 by Janice Moglen who wrote an article expressing her hope that Single Parent

Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano

Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano

Let’s learn about the amazing story of swallows at Mission San Juan Capistrano. For the world, March 19th marks St. Joseph’s Day, but for those at Mission San Juan Capistrano in Southern California, this day also marks the miracle of the swallows.  On this day, thousands of swallows migrate 6,000 miles from Goya, Argentina to

Sweet Dreams! Get a Better Sleep this National Sleep Awareness Week

Sweet Dreams! Get a Better Sleep this National Sleep Awareness Week

Let’s improve our sleep schedules this National Sleep Awareness Week. Today marks the final day of National Sleep Awareness Week.  While this week might be almost over, it’s still a great time to work on improving the quantity and quality of our sleep.  Here are some of the things we can do to get a

How Brilliant! Today is Albert Einstein’s Birthday

Sweet Dreams! Get a Better Sleep this National Sleep Awareness Week

Let’s enjoy some of Albert Einstein’s best quotes on his birthday. Albert Einstein was a German theoretical physicist best known for developing the theory of relativity and for his mass-energy equivalence formula: E=.  Einstein is also recognized as the recipient of the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.  In honor of this brilliant scientist’s  birthday, let’s

Grab a Cookie, It’s National Girl Scout Day!

Grab a Cookie, It’s National Girl Scout Day!

Let’s learn more about the history of the Girl Scouts on National Girl Scout Day. On this day in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low organized the Girl Scout troop meeting in Savannah, Georgia. Low organized enrichment programs, service projects, and outdoor activities and adventures. Since that first meeting, the Girl Scouts have grown to include over