These days life moves by so fast that sometimes we forget to take time to appreciate those around us. We forget to thank those who had a great influence on our lives with their many years of wisdom and knowledge. I am talking about appreciating our always-loving grandparents. Ever since the 1970’s, the first Sunday after Labor Day has been respected as National Grandparents day. This holiday was created as a way to encourage families to set aside time to visit their elderly loved ones. (more…)
Dogs are a man’s best friend, so why not give them their own holiday? Since 2004 August 26th has been celebrated annually as National Dog day. National Dog Day was founded by Colleen Paige as a way to draw attention to the need for pet rescue. It is also a day for you to honor that special dog or dogs that have brightened up your life with their companionship.
Celebrate today by adopting a dog from a rescue home or by taking time out of your day to appreciate your trusty companion. Dogs bring love and companionship to so many people all over the world and can be something that people sometimes take for granted. For all those times you have trusted on your canine best friend to keep you safe, comfort you, and love you here are just a few dog-tastic ways you can say thank you. (more…)
Summer is quickly coming to an end, which means it is almost time for your kids to go back to school. This can be an exciting and challenging time for a Mom. Here are some helpful tips to make the transition less stressful for you and your little ones.
1. Re-establish an Early Bedtime
During the last few weeks of summer ease your kids back into a routine. This is most likely going to be a challenge, but a healthy routine, including going to bed earlier, can help ease the transition into the new school year. This can help you avoid a battle on the first day of school when you have to wake your kids up bright and early.
2. Back to School Clothes and Supplies Shopping
The most exciting part for your children about a new school year is the back to school shopping! Go through your children’s wardrobes and sort through what clothes they already have and make a list. This will help remind of what your child needs and what they already have. This can also help you make it easier when your child begs for that cool new jacket. Plan ahead so you can find the best deals in town. When you go shopping for school supplies don’t forget your students classroom supply checklist to make sure they have everything they need for the first day of school. (more…)
One of the most joyful yet difficult tasks in raising a baby may just be finding a suitable name for the newborn. Giving a name may sound simple, but it’s a task that prospective parents can spend weeks to months deciding on. Some couples may even go to fortune tellers, psychics, or turn to religion to conceive a suitable alias for their special bundle of joy. It can be said that once a name is decided upon, that name stays with the child for life. Because a name is so unique to a baby, parents love to purchase items for the child with his or her name on it since a young age. With our selection of heartfelt personalized gifts for babies, you definitely cannot go wrong in finding an item and customizing it to make it your baby’s very own or one to remind you of your child. If you aren’t a parent, our collection of gifts will still express your sentiments well to a baby for a baby shower or baby centered occasion.
Take a look at a few of our best-selling and newest products for babies, all of which can be customized with the baby’s name. (more…)
Answering calls, making copies, filing papers, scheduling meetings, arranging schedules….the list could really go on. Administrative assistants are one of the hardest working and busiest employees within an office – they hold great responsibility in ensuring that relations between clients and the company operate smoothly and that everything runs on schedule. Some administrative assistants are so detailed and well-versed that they even know their employer’s schedule better than the employer himself does.
Whether you’re an employer or an employee within a company, you’ve surely at one point or another received great help and assistance from an administrative assistant. You may have needed to borrow a stapler to keep your report together, required help booting that aging copy machine, or asked for an important client’s contact information last minute – and the administrative assistant was the one who was of assistance to you in those times. For all those instances of help, shouldn’t there be a great way to say “thank you?” (more…)