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The Truth Behind Presidents’ Day

Posted on: Thursday, February 13th, 2014 in Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, History, Holiday, Honesty, President's Day

On February 17th we will be celebrating Presidents’ Day.  I have always assumed that the third Monday in February was not just a day to partake in great sales events, but to honor the memory of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  While … read more »

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Presidents’ Day Books for the Kids – Book Suggestions. – 02/07/13

Posted on: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 in Abraham Lincoln, Book recommendations, Books, George Washington, History, President's Day

Our blog this week was about Presidents’ Day so it’s only appropriate that we follow it up with books about, what else, Presidents.  And, not only the presidents but also about their pets.  Our lead off book is has it … read more »

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Presidents’ Day or Washington’s Birthday, which is it?

Posted on: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 in Abraham Lincoln, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, George Washington, History, President's Day, Reading, talking to kids

Presidents’ Day will be celebrated on Feb 18th – AND today in fairness to “Honest Abe”, it’s time to set the record straight. On February 18th we will be celebrating Presidents’ Day.  I have always assumed that the third Monday in … read more »

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Valentine’s Day and Lincoln’s Birthday Book Selections – 02/09/12

Posted on: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 in Abraham Lincoln, History, Holiday, parent involvement, Valentine's Day

Lincoln’s birthday and Valentine’s Day both are both next week so this week’s book selections offer two books for kids for each occasion.  Funny stories, arts and crafts and history lessons are all included.  These books are “keepers”. Love, Splat … read more »

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Some February Book Selections – 02/02/12

Posted on: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 in Abraham Lincoln, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, George Washington, Groundhog Day, History, President's Day

This week’s blog listed the holidays that occur in February so we felt that it’s appropriate to recommend books about three famous Americans: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Punxsutawney Phil. George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz.  A book for kids … read more »

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February Holidays and Celebrations.

Posted on: Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 in Abraham Lincoln, Groundhog Day, Holiday, President's Day

February – the month for Valentine’s Day and Presidents Weekend.  This February we have 29 days for celebrations and observances.  Yep, it’s Leap Year.  This day was added to our calendar once every four years as a corrective measure because the earth doesn’t orbit around the sun … read more »

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