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Declaration of Independence
The History of the Fourth of July

This year, in addition to the barbecues, pool parties, and firework displays, celebrate July Fourth by sharing with your child the history behind the beloved American holiday. Revolutionary War Beginnings After the French Indian War ended, British colonists were greeted with new taxes and proclamations from King George III. These royal decrees restricted the colonists from […]

Piano lesson with little girl. Summer activities for your kids.
Activities to Do With Kids this Summer

Summer is well on its way, and your kids may be beginning to say those two dreaded words, “I’m bored.” Great! A perfect time to introduce them to new activities and keep them learning. Encourage your kids to be productive over the summer with these five activities: One Chore a Day Your kids may already […]

A History of St. Patrick’s Day

This Friday is St. Patrick’s Day. While we know to wear green and can expect the day to be full of four leaf clover decorations and tacky Irish themed t-shirts, you may wonder what the holiday actually celebrates. The holiday began in 5th century Druid Ireland as a feast celebrating Saint Patrick, a patron saint […]

A History of Veterans Day

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 resulted in the end of “the war to end all wars.” The armistice agreement of World War I between the Allies and Germany led to the creation of a day celebrating peace and honoring those who fought during the Great War. While […]