Archive for April, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/30)

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

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

April 30 : 08 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that modern moms have an average family size of two children?

Mothers in the 1950s had an average of 3.5 kids. In the 1700s, women gave birth to seven to ten children each.

Did you know that the average age at which a woman becomes a mom for the first time is 25.1 years?

That’s up from 21 years of age in 1970. Every year, about 4.3 million American women give birth to a new baby.

Did you know that in the United States, 56% of all women between the ages of 15 and 44 are mothers?

The percentage spikes to 82% for women between the ages of 40 and 44.

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 08, 2011!

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(April 30) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Hairstylist Appreciation Day

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Hairstylist Appreciation Day
What would Marge Simpson be without her blue bouffant? Rachel without her “Rachel” shag? Farrah Fawcett (who?) without the famous “Farrah Fawcett” flip? Dorothy Hamill’s wedge? Bo Derek’s cornrows? Or even Sanjaya without his pony-hawk?

Well we’ve got their hairstylists to thank for these lovely, and in some cases iconic doos. So give a shout out today (and maybe a bigger tip) to your own hairstylist and let them know how important they are to you and your tresses.

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/29)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

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

April 29 : 09 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that more than 83 million mothers are living today in the United States?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau there are approximately 2 billion mothers living worldwide.

Did you know that in the United States, 56% of all women between the ages of 15 and 44 are mothers?

The percentage spikes to 82% for women between the ages of 40 and 44.

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 08, 2011!

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(April 29) Today we’re celebrating. . .  National Hairball Awareness Day

Friday, April 29th, 2011

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National Hairball Awareness Day
Coughing up hairballs must surely be annoying for your pussy kitty. But did you know in fact that hairballs can be a real problem, even life-threatening, for your pussy kitty?

Well there are ways you can help your pussy kitty deal with this problem. We’ve included a link below that offer tips and ideas on battling the dreaded hairball. Cause, honestly, nothings more satisfying than a happy pussy kitty!

Hairballs Are More Than A Cat Nuisance
Dealing with Hairballs

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/28)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

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

April 28 : 11 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that nearly 96% of all Americans participate in Mother’s Day celebrations in some way?

For example, the holiday is the peak day for long distance carriers and one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants.

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 08, 2011!

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(April 28) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

04262007ds.jpgTake Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Join millions of Americans in this public education campaign to take your sons and daughters (or grandchildren, nieces, nephews or friends’ children) to work today.

Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day is designed to expand opportunities for girls and boys, expose them to what adults in their lives do during the work day, show them the value of their education, and give them an opportunity to share how they envision their future. It is intended to be more than a career day. Each year, workplaces and adults around the country recognize its benefits and participate in the program to support our nation’s daughters and sons.*

*source: Official website: Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother’s Day (04/27)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

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

April 27 : 11 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that the founder of Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, was vehemently opposed to the commercialization of the holiday?

“I wanted it to be a day of sentiment, not profit,” she once said. Despite Jarvis’ opposition, Mother’s Day is the second biggest gift-giving holiday in America, preceded only by Christmas. The National Retail Foundation estimates that Americans will spend more than $14 billion a year on Mother’s Day.

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 08, 2011!

Signup for our Did You Know? Holiday Countdown emails or follow us on Twitter – twitter.com/holidaysnet (@holidaysnet)

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 08, 2011!

Signup for our Did You Know? Holiday Countdown emails or follow us on Twitter – twitter.com/holidaysnet (@holidaysnet)

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