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How Father’s Day Changed America

A holiday celebrating fathers, created as the very idea of fatherhood was rapidly changing. But how exactly did we start celebrating the magical gift of fatherhood? … Read More

The History of Graduation Cap, Gown, & Ceremony

It’s finally arrived! The event everyone in the family and all of your friends are eagerly awaiting… graduation!! But just how exactly did this ritual begin? … Read More

The History of Mother’s Day in the U.S.

The story behind the U.S. holiday of Mother’s Day is bittersweet. It began with a young woman’s fight to honor her mother’s memory, and ends with the same woman fighting to abolish the holiday she nearly single-handedly created. … Read More