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The importance of writing thank you notes

When I was little and my birthday or Christmas came around (or really any gift receiving event) my parents made sure I wrote a thank you note to everyone who gave me something. As a kid, who wants to spend time doing that? I admit it was a bit of a struggle at times. Now that I'm older, I can appreciate the gesture. Here are some tips to help you craft the perfect thank you.

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How to be there when you can't be there.

A note is a simple idea, but one that can mean a lot to the person who receives it, especially if it's unexpected. Do you have a child who has to give a presentation at school or has a test they've been studying for? Slip a note in their lunch or backpack saying they'll do great. Or simply let them know you can't wait to hear about their day. A little bit of encouragement can go a long way.

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Love bacon? There's a national day to celebrate that!

Did you know you can celebrate all the things you love on it's very own special day? Of course there's Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Bosses Day, but what about those things that can't lobby for a day of their own? I'm talking about chocolate, stickers, and K9 Veterans. Well, it turns out, practically anything can have a day to celebrate their awesomeness.

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