Dr. Seuss, and a packet of Oreos, a bowl of cereal – What’s Not To Like

UNDATED – Today is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we honor the author of classics such as The Lorax and The Cat in the Hat. Today also happens to be National Read Across America Day, a holiday dedicated to getting kids excited about reading.

Students, teachers, parents, and community members around the nation come together to read books and celebrate the joy of reading 

On Wednesday we raise awareness for endangered species on World Wildlife Day.

The day raises awareness of the gravity of this dire situation of endangered species. Here are a few examples – current estimates put the number of living Black Rhinos at around 2,500 in the entire world. Russia’s Amur Leopard, found in the far eastern recesses of the country, is on the verge of extinction, with only about 40 left in the world. Unfortunately, this list goes on and on.

Thursday we encourage you to keep an eye out for the grammar police on National Grammar Day.

The day was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, the founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar. The day’s motto is: “It’s not only a date, it’s an imperative: March forth on March 4 to speak well, write well, and help others do the same!”

Thursday is National Hug A G.I. Day, an opportunity for us to thank the servicemen and servicewomen who serve our country by giving them a mahoosive (exceptionally big) or metaphorical hug.

Friday is the National Day of Unplugging. Are you constantly Snapchatting every move and find it hard to get through a meaningful conversation without adding to your story? Are you texting the person sitting in the same room?

We increasingly miss out on the valuable moments of our lives as we pass the hours with our faces buried in our iPhones, documenting our every move through social media and shielding ourselves from the outside world, where real connections happen.

If you notice these mannerisms in yourself – or your friends and family, it may be worth committing to a 24 hour period – running from sundown to sundown which starts on March 5. Take this day to carve out precious time to unplug, relax, reflect, be active, visit the outdoors, and connect with loved ones.

Finally, this weekend you have our permission to go wild and stuff your face for National Oreo Cookie Day 

With crisp chocolate cookies and creamy filling, these little cookies have captured our hearts and our stomachs. The Oreo was first introduced in 1912 and it has been the best-selling cookie in America ever since. We love to dunk them, twist them, and straight-up take a bite. Here’s to the delicious Oreo.

And on Sunday we celebrate National Cereal Day.

Are you one of those people that secretly enjoys a big bowl of cereal in the evening? Well, Sunday is your day for that.

So, let’s snap, crackle and pop through all the reasons why National Cereal Day on March 7 should be in your day planner and on your menu.

Information National Today