HAPPY LABOR DAY TO ALL THE WORKING MEN & WOMEN OUT THERE! What is Labor Day? According to history.com Labor Day was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Back in the 1800’s the average American worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks just to make a basic living. Children as young as 5 and 6 years old worked in some of the most dangerous places with poor working conditions such as mines, mills, and factories. It was ultimately mass protests as well as a strike by railroad employees in...
July 4th; Independence Day, America’s Birthday. No matter how you title it, The Fourth is one of America’s favorite holidays and especially a favorite of children! What child doesn’t like the boom of fireworks or even the opportunity to set off their very own firecrackers. Here are a few facts about July 4th.