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Shall We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 through October 15.  With this month of cultural celebration, many of us may want to celebrate in substantive ways. Here are some of the ways that we suggest consideration. Learn About Influential Hispanic Figures in History One great way to celebrate this month

How We Can Honor World Teachers’ Day

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Let’s show our thanks this World Teachers’ Day. Today is World Teachers’ Day.  Also known as International Teachers Day, this designation commemorates the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.  As the name suggests, this holiday is appreciating educators all over the world and acknowledging the role they play in shaping society. We can

Let’s Go Meatless on World Vegetarian Day

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Perhaps We May Save the Planet by Skipping Meat. Today is World Vegetarian Day.  Naturally, this occasion is about educating ourselves about the positives of going meatless and encouraging others to entertain the concept of a meat-free lifestyle.  While many of us cannot see cutting meat out of our diets completely, we can challenge ourselves

Let’s Celebrate National Good Neighbor Day

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Let’s all try to be better neighbors. Today is National Good Neighbor Day.  As the name suggests, this occasion is about going out of our ways to be good neighbors as well as to recognize the neighbors who have been good to us.  In honor of this National Good Neighbor Day, here are some suggestions

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Let’s get inspired to learn more this Hispanic Heritage Month. This year, National Hispanic Heritage Month falls between September 15 and October 15.  This month-long designation is dedicated to recognizing the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made throughout history. Additionally, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans

Please, and Thank You! Let’s Be Courteous this September

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Let’s honor National Children’s Good Manners Month and National Courtesy Month. Now that it’s September let’s remind ourselves that children AND adults need to be polite and considerate. This is because both National Children’s Good Manners Month and National Courtesy Month are focusing on both in September.  As parents, one of the best things that we

Let’s Observe National Suicide Prevention Month

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How we can observe National Suicide Prevention Month. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This month we’d like to promote compassion and awareness about the subject and discussing the mental health issues that can lead to suicidal thoughts.  Every year, more than 41,000 individuals take their own lives, leaving behind loved ones who are most