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Category Archives: Relationships

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

multiple family generations

October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

How We Can Honor World Teachers’ Day

teacher helping student

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 Celebrate National Good Neighbor Day

quaint neighborhood

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

Can Pets Improve Our Health?

beagle running in the grass

Studies have suggested that owning pets can help us live longer. Those of us who own pets know just how much our animal friends bring to our lives.  However, many of us may be surprised to know that studies have shown that pets can actually improve our health and may help us live longer.  While

Let’s Observe National Suicide Prevention Month

woman looking off into the distance sadly

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

Pucker Up! It’s National Kissing Day

parent kissing their baby

Let’s give our loved ones a smooch this National Kissing Day. July 6th marks the unofficial holiday, National Kissing Day.  First established in the United Kingdom, this holiday has spread to other countries around the world and is sometimes referred to as World Kissing Day. As the name suggests, National Kissing Day encourages us to

Celebrate with Your Brothers and Sisters—It’s National Sibling Day

young girl and her two brothers sitting in car

Let’s thank our siblings this National Sibling Day. As the name suggests, National Sibling Day is about celebrating the relationship we have with our brothers and sisters.  Sometimes our greatest rivals and often our best friends, the connection between siblings is something completely unique and hopefully is cherished.  In recognition of this National Sibling Day,