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Winter Starts This Month…But Why?

It’s common to think that the days get shorter in the winter, but the opposite is true. The shortest day of the year is the first day of winter, after which the days get progressively longer until the first day of summer in June, six months from now.

Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, telling scary stories, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating, but why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates back a couple of thousand years and has changed quite a bit over time.

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Celebrate Constitution Day on September 17!

In November of this year, there will be an election for various representatives, senators, and governors, not only in Arizona, but across the country. It’s a midterm election, which means there won’t be any presidential candidates on the ballot.

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Starting the School Year Right

Ask most kids, “When does one year end and another begin?,” and they’ll probably tell you that the year begins in July or August, and ends in May, with summer separating one year from the next. Kids are way more aware of the school year than they are the calendar year because it’s such a huge part of their lives.   

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Get Kids Back Into the School-Year Routine

Your child may never admit this to you but, after a month or two of summer break, children are often bored and anxious to get back to school. What seemed like so much fun back in May, has evolved into long days with kids not knowing quite what to do with themselves. 

Make it a Safe Summer for Kids

Here in Arizona, kids can comfortably spend time outside year round. Unlike most of the country, summer isn’t just a few months of nice weather since it’s always nice in Arizona.

Observing Two Important Causes in March

March is the month in which we celebrate women’s history. It’s also a month dedicated to promoting awareness of the progress made in teaching the developmentally disabled. Let’s take a look at both of those worthy causes.

A Short Month With A Lot Going On

February is the shortest month, but it’s long on major events. This month, we observe Groundhog Day and, of course, Super Bowl Sunday; however, there are some days that are even more significant to know about, including Black History Month, Presidents Day, and Valentine’s Day. Here’s a little info on those February days we’ll all want to observe.