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It’s hard to believe that less than 100 years ago, segregation between black and white people existed. Due to the Jim Crow Laws, African Americans were only allowed to drink from specific water fountains, borrow books from “black” libraries, and sit in a section on the back of the bus designated for them.

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What’s there not to love about the Christmas season? Sparkling trees, family gatherings, and of course, the long-awaited gifts! While these things aren’t in and of themselves bad, we can often get caught up in the commercial side of Christmas. Making a Jesse Tree can help set our hearts on the true meaning of Christmas.

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November 21, 2020, is the 48th annual World Hello Day, which serves to remind people of the importance of communication and world peace. This is the perfect opportunity to teach our children how a simple “hello” and smile can change the world. Read on to learn more about the history behind World Hello Day.

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On November 17, 1558, Queen Elizabeth I became the official ruler of England after many years of unstable leadership. Want to learn more about Queen Elizabeth I’s life and how she came to be known as “Good Queen Bess,” the faithful leader who saved her country from turmoil? Keep on reading!

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Long before the English explored and settled what we know today as the USA, there lived a group of incredibly brave, wise, and resourceful people: Native Americans. With it being Native American Heritage Month, you can spend the month teaching your children about their culture and history!

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