Special Celebrations During December

December is full of many different special celebrations.  In America, we typically celebrate Christmas.  But other countries and religions commemorate other holidays.  Here are some of the special winter celebrations from the US and other traditions: Rohatsu, Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa! Rohatsu or Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the… More Special Celebrations During December

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 13 — this Sunday! The history behind Mother’s Day is an interesting story.  Officially celebrated for 110 years, Mother’s Day began as a special day to honor the woman who cared for injured soldiers during the Civil War.  According to Wikipedia: The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in… More Happy Mother’s Day