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Global Day of Parents

Show your parents love and appreciation this Global Day of Parents with heartfelt messages, thoughtful gestures, and quality time together!
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It's time to recognize and celebrate parental love and support around the world on Global Day of Parents, June 1! This special day was first celebrated in 1994 by the United Nations General Assembly in order to honor parents for their selfless commitment to children and their families. It is a reminder to appreciate all that our parents do for us, from providing unconditional love and support to instilling values that help shape us into the people we are today. So go ahead, show your appreciation on this special day by expressing gratitude, offering thoughtful gifts or simply spending quality time with your parents.

History of Global Day of Parents

Global Day of Parents Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1989</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>UN's Convention on Child Rights</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, underscoring the importance of parental roles in child development.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1993</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Year of the Family</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United Nations declares 1994 as the International Year of the Family, highlighting the pivotal role parents play.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Global Day of Parents</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United Nations General Assembly first commemorates June 1 as the Global Day of Parents, celebrating selfless parental commitment.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Official UN Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>UN formally resolves to honor Global Day of Parents, urging countries to join in recognizing parental roles.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Ongoing</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Worldwide Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Global Day of Parents is observed annually, encouraging societies globally to acknowledge parental sacrifices and dedication.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Global Day of Parents

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a family picnic</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up the family and head outside for a picnic. Pack a basket of your parent's favorite foods, some outdoor games, and enjoy an afternoon of quality time.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a trip together</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Treat your parents to a weekend getaway. Pick a destination that they've always wanted to visit, book some flights or hit the road together, and make some memories.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Write a heartfelt letter</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write down all the things you love about your parents and how much you appreciate them. Let them know how much you care and how much their presence means to you.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Cook their favorite meal</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Nothing says "I love you" like a home cooked meal. Whip up one of your parent's favorite dishes, add some special touches, and create an unforgettable culinary experience.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Give them the day off</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Let your parents relax and take the day off from household chores or running errands. Give them the gift of an uninterrupted day full of rest and relaxation.</p></div></div>

Why Global Day of Parents is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It celebrates and honors parents</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The Global Day of Parents is an important day to recognize and celebrate the hard work, love and dedication that parents provide all year round. It's a great time to show your appreciation for the ones who have been there for you through thick and thin, no matter what!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It encourages communication between parents & children</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The Global Day of Parents is an opportunity to focus on open dialogue between family members. It allows us to take a step back from our daily lives and think about how we can better communicate with one another in order to create stronger relationships.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It builds healthy families</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Ultimately, celebrating Global Day of Parents helps build healthy families. Honoring the important roles that parents play strengthens family bonds and creates long lasting memories that will last a lifetime. So take this day as an opportunity to appreciate those special people in your life who have shaped you into the person you are today!</p></div></div>

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Global Day of Parents FAQs

When is Global Day of Parents?

Global Day of Parents is celebrated on June 1 every year. In 2024, the day will fall on a Saturday.

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