October is finally here! While we wait for the costume parties and trick-or-treating to begin, we've found a bunch of other fun holidays you can celebrate all October long with Mia Belle Girls. Don't overlook these lesser-known celebrations and honorary occasions, they may just be your little girl's new favorite in the making.
October 1st: Kid's Music Day
Music is one of the universal languages and sparks creativity and passion in everyone, no matter the style of genre. Make today a day to explore different instruments, ways to make music with your voice and hands, or maybe share your favorite songs with one another. This is a great way to encourage an interest in learning an instrument in the future.
Continue practicing good health and stay active with your little girl. Go for a walk in the park or see about local events in your area with plenty of space. Don't forget to drink plenty of water and take breaks for snacks!
October 3rd: Kid's Goal Setting Week
No matter the age, setting goals is important. Try asking your little girl what things she would like to accomplish for the day, week, and month. Help around the house? Read a new book? Learn a new skill? The possibilities are endless!
October 4th: World Day of Bullying Prevention
No one likes a bully. Help teach your child the importance of standing up to and preventing bullying in their own special way. Talking about ways to handle situations with a bully can prepare your little girl for potentially tough situations.
October 6th: Mad Hatter's Day
We're all mad here! Take the day to express your madder side with a tea party, watch or read Alice in Wonderland tales, or learn the true reasons behind what make a Hatter mad in the first place.
October 10th: Father-Daughter Day
Honor the special relationship between father and daughter by spending the day strengthening that bond. Take a walk, learn a skill, share a memory; whatever you do, just make sure you do it together.
October 11th: Indigenous People's Day
Learn more about the holiday that celebrates Native American peoples cultures and histories. Today is a day to recognize the legacy and impact they have made in the Americas and across the world.
October 16th: Global Cat Day
Did some one say "cats"? Today you can take your love of cats, kittens, and felines to a whole new level! Break out the cat-themed everything! If you are a cat-owner yourself, maybe find ways to treat, pamper, or play your furry family member in a special new way.
October 18th: Chocolate Cupcake Day
October seems to be full of yummy holidays for you to share with your little girl. Like Chocolate cupcake day. This is another fun opportunity to make and eat something fun with your family and friends. Let's hope you don't ruin your appetite!
October 20th: International Sloth Day
Take the day to learn about these strange, slow, furry creatures and their fascinating abilities. Did you know sloths can hold their breath underwater for up to 40 minutes? What other amazing things might you and your little one learn?
October 25th: I Care About You Day
Every day is a good day to care, but this day is made just for caring. Spread some love with friends, family, and especially your mini-me with special notes, gifts, food, games, or by simply spending time with someone you really care about.
October 26th: National Pumpkin Day
It just wouldn't be Fall without plenty of pumpkins! From patches, to pies, to spiced lattes, pumpkins are the staple of the changing of the seasons and a reminder of a bountiful harvest. Carve them, cook them, wear them in your chic fashion like the Mia Belle Pumpkin Patch collection. No matter what you choose, it's sure to be a GOURDgeous day!
October 31st: Girl Scout Founders Day
In addition to being Halloween, the 31st marks the founding of the Girl Scouts back in 1860 by Juliette Gordon Low. Learn about all the wonderful lifelong skills and experiences that come with being a Girl Scout and perhaps your little girl may want to become one herself. Scouts honor!
Every month is an opportunity to find, explore, and celebrate new things with your precious child. Stay tuned for our next Mia Belle Girls Calendar to help you find even more amazing things to do together.