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FamilyApp
|Christmas,Holidays21 October 2021 (updated)

The History of Christmas Over the Years

Learn about the history of Christmas and traditions associated with the festive holiday that can be traced back thousands of years.

Jayne Schultheis
Parenting
|Children & Parents20 October 2021 (updated)

MLK Day With Kids: How to Start Talking About Race

Martin Luther King Day is a perfect opportunity for talking with your kids about race. Here are some helpful ways to have meaningful conversations.

Josie Ortega
Josie Ortega
FamilyApp
|Holidays,Tech & Social,Thanksgiving12 October 2021 (updated)

The History of Thanksgiving Dinner and Traditional Food

Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving, and why do we eat such a feast? Find out all about Thanksgiving dinner, and other holiday traditions.

Amanda Williams
FamilyApp
|Holidays17 March 2021 (updated)

The Unique History of St. Patrick's Day

Are you ready for St. Patrick's Day 2021? Get out all your greens and shamrocks and fresh up your facts about the famous Irish holiday!

Josh Miller
Parenting
|Children & Parents,Holidays14 March 2021 (updated)

Veterans Day: Why We Celebrate and Why It Matters

Learn all about Veterans Day and how to celebrate our military, veterans, and their contributions to this country this year!

Elizabeth Johnson
FamilyApp
|Social Studies,Tech & Social08 March 2021 (updated)

Famous African Americans Who Shaped American History

African Americans have always shaped the course of America. Read on the learn all about the famous African American pioneers of our nation's history.

Jayne Schultheis
FamilyApp
|Christmas,Holidays05 March 2021 (updated)

The History of Santa Claus: The Man Behind the Beard

Modern American culture has shaped our image of Santa Claus but read about how his roots are far deeper than our nation's short history.

Jayne Schultheis
FamilyApp
|Holidays,Tech & Social05 March 2021 (updated)

Hearts and Heroes: The History of Valentine's Day

What are the true origins of and history of Valentine's Day? Find out about how this holiday got its name and how the Valentine became a popular tradition!

Jayne Schultheis
Relationships
|Children & Parents24 February 2021 (updated)

Family History and Genealogy: Learn About Your Roots

Do you want to learn more about your family history but don't know where to start? Check out our tips to start your genealogy research!

Elizabeth Johnson
FamilyApp
|Activities & Travel24 February 2021 (updated)

What Is a Pow Wow?

The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow takes place in April. Find out here, what a Pow Wow is and why it's so important for Native American culture!

Josh Miller
FamilyApp
|Activities & Travel,Holidays24 February 2021 (updated)

Why We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Every family can celebrate Cinco de Mayo, learning about Mexican-American culture while sharing great food, music, and family togetherness.

Josie Ortega
Josie Ortega
FamilyApp
|Tech & Social,Winter16 October 2020 (updated)

Why Black History Month Is a Big Deal

Black History Month is a time for celebration and remembrance. Read on to learn more about Black History Month and why we celebrate it today!

Cole Hierholzer