Archive for April 25th, 2010

Holiday Reminder: Mother’s Day

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Holiday Reminder: Mother’s Day in the US will be celebrated in 2 weeks – Sunday May 09th.

Join our Mother’s Day celebrationMother’s Day on the Net – where you’ll find fun Holiday things for you, your mom and your family. We’ve got history to read, recipes to make, muffins to bake, pictures for the kids to color, and holiday craft gift ideas! So bring the kids and tell your friends.

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother's Day (04/25)

Sunday, April 25th, 2010


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore:
Motherhood & Mother’s Day

April 25 : 14 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that the celebration of motherhood dates back to the ancient Greeks?

Rhea, the mother of all Greek goddesses, was honored annually at a springtime feast.

In ancient Rome, a raucous spring festival was held in honor of the Roman mother goddess, Cybele, while the Celtic Pagans linked their celebration of the mother goddess Brigid to the coming of spring and the first milking of the ewes.

Mother’s Day is a time of commemoration and celebration for Mom. It is a time of breakfast in bed, family gatherings, and crayon scribbled “I Love You’s.” So join our Mother’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Mother’s Day on May 09th!

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(April 25) Today we're observing . . .  Malaria Awareness Day / World Malaria Day

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Malaria Awareness Day / World Malaria Day
An international campaign helping to raise awareness about the devastating — yet preventable — disease of malaria, which is still rampant across Africa.




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