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Category Archives: Family

Fun Ideas for This American Family Day

family at the beach at sunset

Here’s some information about American Family Day! American Family Day falls on the first Sunday of every August.  This occasion was first established in the state of Arizona in 1977.  However, it has since grown in popularity, and many other states now observe it as well.  As the name suggests, American Family Day is dedicated

Let’s Celebrate This Respect for Parents Day

family generations

We invite you to join us and show our parents some respect. August 1st is Respect for Parent’s Day and, as the name suggests, this day is about recognizing everything that our parents may have done for us and offering them the respect that they may deserve.  Marilyn Dalrymple, the creator of this annual designation, explains

Let’s Protect Our Pets This Summer

dog running in grass

Here’s some reminders how to take care of our furry friends this season. With summer here, the sun is shining, and temperatures are rising rapidly.  While we may enjoy the sunny weather, it’s important that we remember that summer heat poses certain risks.  This is true even for our pets.  To ensure that we are taking

Let’s Try Out This Recipe for National Picnic Month

picnic blanket and set up

Join us as we prepare for the perfect picnic with this tasty recipe! July is National Picnic Month! Obviously, the best way to celebrate this month is by taking our loved ones out on a fun picnic in the outdoors.  However, no picnic is complete without some delicious food.  In honor of this National Picnic Month,

Let’s Celebrate National Tom Sawyer Days!

picture of mark twain

Let’s remember this iconic literary figure and the author who brought him to life on National Tom Sawyer Days. National Tom Sawyer Days in an annual event held in Hannibal, Missouri, the hometown of the famous American author, Mark Twain.  This event draws Twain fans from all over the world who wish to celebrate their

Pool Safety Tips for Our Kids

kid swimming in floaties

Here’s how we can better protect our children in the pool. Many of us mayhave plans to include the pool as recreation this summer.  While swimming and splashing around is a fun way to cool off, it’s important that we remember that playing in the pool may pose serious risks for our kids.  To help avoid accidents,

Let’s Snack Smarter on Our Next Road Trip

mother and child sticking heads out of car window

Here are some suggestions for smarter road trip snacking. Summer is road trip season!  For those of us who are planning to embark on a driving vacation, packing snacks might not be the first thing on our minds.  However, keeping our passengers, especially children, well-fed is the best way to keep tensions at a minimum.