On This Day We Reflect

On This Day We Reflect

Last year we did something that I’ve been waiting years to do. We visited Washington D.C. with the girls. We took them to Arlington National Cemetery where we witnessed the changing of the guard ritual as well as the wreath laying ceremony. We took them to see the World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials and spent a great deal of time at these locations reflecting on what exactly those names, markers and memorials truly mean. Today, they have a better understanding of why we celebrate Memorial Day.

Yes, we gather with family and friends, attend barbecues, baseball games and even the parade, but we also pause to reflect on the blessing of freedom. We recognize the importance of giving thanks to those who sacrificed their lives in order for us to have this right. Each year, we stop to remember the countless number of soldiers whose lives were lost in battles to keep our freedoms alive. We shall forever be grateful for the sacrifice made by those individuals as well as their families.

To all of our readers, have a safe, happy and thankful Memorial Day. And to our readers who are veterans or are the family of someone who has served, we offer our heartfelt thanks.

Nicole Brady

About Nicole Brady

Founder and owner of SAHMReviews.com, Nicole has been involved in social media marketing since 2007. She has partnered with a number of major corporations who utilized her skills to improve their social media outreach and online presence. Nicole has worked closely with brands such as Netflix, Nintendo, Domino's and Disney, has been featured in McDonald's videos as well as Maria Bailey's book "Power Moms". Always a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) and mother of two amazing daughters, if you can't find Nicole, she is probably somewhere being an advocate for playing board games.

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