As October wraps up and winter begins to sneak up on us, the holiday season is inevitably not far behind.
For some, the holidays are the most joy-filled time of the year. For others, they are daunting and something that is actively avoided until December rolls around. If you are familiar with the looming presence of the holiday season, a simple solution to all the stress and dread is to be proactive.
May 5th to May 11th is Teacher Appreciation Week this year, with the highlight being National Teacher Appreciation Day on May 7th. As summer approaches, it is time to show the people who spend long hours each day teaching our children important subjects like how to read, math, or science, and also how to be good people and how to act when being part of a group, the appreciation they deserve. It is often an underappreciated job, but today is the perfect occasion to remedy that situation.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Whether you’re a birth mom, a stepmom, a foster mom, a mother figure or trying to become a mom, if you love and care for a child (even a grown-up child!), you deserve to be celebrated. Moms are the unsung heroes who hold everything together on a daily basis. Once a year, their families come together to recognize and appreciate everything the moms in their lives do for them, but they sometimes find it challenging to find a good gift. After all, that’s the kind of thing moms are usually in charge of…