Every adult knows how difficult it is to go to work when tired or not feeling well. The day can seem almost endless, we don’t do as good a job as we could, and we’re sluggish and unenthusiastic.
Since 1977, every year, the American Cancer Society has designated the third Thursday of November as the Great American Smokeout. This year, this important event occurs on November 17.
What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, telling scary stories, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating, but why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates back a couple of thousand years and has changed quite a bit over time.
Ask most kids, “When does one year end and another begin?,” and they’ll probably tell you that the year begins in July or August, and ends in May, with summer separating one year from the next. Kids are way more aware of the school year than they are the calendar year because it’s such a huge part of their lives.