February 15, 2016

Happy Presidents Day!

Happy Presidents Day! Today we celebrate the contributions elected leaders have made to the United States – specifically, the contributions of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents, past and present (source). In celebrating Presidents Day in an Election Year, it’s a great opportunity to talk to your kids about the upcoming presidential election.

Today’s #29DaysofEssentials to-do item is to check out our “Busy Parent’s Guide to Politics” graphic to prepare for a chat with your kids about the politics involved with this year’s election…

The busy parent's guide to politics (1)

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