Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers, soon to be fathers, future fathers, step-fathers, single fathers, and father figures. You help make our future generation better.
On the last Monday of May, American’s celebrate Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. My father served in the U.S. Airforce. Here is a picture of my buff 💪 sister, my father, and I at the beach in Miami, Fl. I’m grateful for his service to … More Happy Memorial Day: I wished we lived in a world of peace.
Happy Mother’s Day (for those who celebrate it)! Who are we celebrating exactly with the Mother’s Day holiday? There are several definitions of a mother, but here are two: 1. “a female parent” and 2. “maternal tenderness or affection.” I don’t believe that just because a female fits definition #1, she provides definition #2. Mothers … More Happy Mother’s Day! Mothers Come in Different Forms
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others” (National Association of School Psychologists, 2014, p. 1). 3 Benefits of Gratitude People who are optimistic and have gratitude have increased well-being and decreased depression (Jiang, Yue, Lu, & Zhu, 2015). When you have gratitude, there is an increase association … More 3 Benefits of Gratitude: Be Happy Now
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! I like to know about the origin of holidays or traditions. With St. Patrick’s Day, the four-leaf clover and its relationship to “good luck” intrigue me. Who doesn’t want more good luck in his/her life? So here you go. A little history on St. Patrick’s Day and the meaning behind … More Happy St. Patrick’s Day and the Meaning Behind Good Luck (or work hard?)
Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone is enjoying this special day with someone. In the spirit of Valentine’s, the one thing that came to my mind is how is this day for those who don’t have anyone to love? Or what about a recent heartbreak or death? Single Parents I was a single mother in … More Valentine’s: Challenge to Show Love to the Lonely