Archives For June 2007

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If your family is in the traditional school system where kids are home for the summer, you have approximately 60 days, 18 hours and 30 minutes left before schools starts. But there is still time left to create summer memories that will last a lifetime. Continue Reading…

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Contrary to a popular belief, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day were NOT established to support the greeting card industry In the early 1900’s, following the campaign to make Mother’s Day a holiday, Sonora Dodd wanted to honor her widowed father who raised Sonora and her five siblings, including an infant son, following the devastating loss of his wife to childbirth. In Sonora’s eyes, her father, William Smart, was a selfless, loving, and courageous man. Initially, people laughed at Sonora with her dream of honoring fathers, for only mothers were known to be nurturers. But, after relentless efforts for years on end, Father’s Day did indeed become a reality in honor of William Smart’s June birthday back in 1910. Continue Reading…

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