This 4th of July, Please Stop Celebratory Gunshots!
This is another dangerous American tradition that needs to end. I live in Philadelphia and for years I sought shelter in suburban or “nicer neighborhoods before New Year’s and 4th of July in fear of celebratory gunfire. I thought this was an American tradition, but apparently, this tradition is worldwide.
The tradition of the tooth fairy and forgetting to hide baby teeth under the pillow
Did you imagine the tooth fairy would look like this when you were a child?Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash. If you forgot, it’s happened to the best of us. The first thing parents usually do is provide another story explaining what might have happened. Do you feel bad when you forget? Well, not finding the tooth box or the tooth bag that was supposed to be under the pillow is one thing, but completely forgetting altogether is another. So, you could have different levels of self-guilt.
3 Traditional Christmas Things to Do in NYC
Radio City Christmas Spectacular is among NYC's iconic holiday traditions.(Bones64/Flickr) New York City — "There's no place like home," Dorothy famously said, to which I'll like to add: and there's also no place like Christmastime in New York City. Perhaps this explains why more Christmas movies are set in NYC than in any other place.