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Parents’ Day celebrates and recognizes the important role of responsible parenting in every day family life. Families are a fundamental human institution; they are bonded by unconditional love and commitment.

Parents’ Day was established in 1994. In a time where society had become increasingly self-centered, President Bill Clinton signed a congressional resolution to commemorate Parents’ Day in an effort to promote family commitment and parental responsibilities. Supported by the Unification Church, Senator Trent Lott introduced the bill into the senate and the National Parents’ Day Coalition was developed to support Parents’ Day by annually selecting ‘Parents’ of the Year’ at local, national and state levels. The Coalition also provides educational programs for parents and aims to promote the stability of family by encouraging fidelity between husbands and wives, as well as abstinence in young people prior to marriage. In addition to The National Parents’ Day Coalition, other organizations use Parents’ Day to promote the traditional two parent nuclear family model. Parents’ Day is held annually on the fourth Sunday in July.

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Parents’ Day 2019 is a holiday celebrated, annually, on the fourth Sunday of July that combines the concepts of a Fathers’ Day and Mothers’ Day. It is a day that commemorates parenthood and appreciates all parents (including mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers, stepmothers and stepfathers, and foster mothers and fathers) as well as their contribution to society.

Celebrated on the fourth Sunday of every July in the United States, Parent’s Day is a day for children to honor both of their parents at the same time. Mother’s Day falls in May and Father’s Day in June, which means Parent’s Day completes the trilogy of parental holidays and is a day for children to show their appreciation to both parents at the same time.

Parent’s Day can be traced back to 1994 when then U.S. President William Jefferson Clinton signed into a law a resolution that made the fourth Sunday of July Parent’s Day. That bill (36 U.S.C. § 135) was originally introduced in the Senate by Senator Trent Lott. According to the resolution, Parent’s Day was created to recognize, uplift and support the role of parents in the rearing of children.

However, while it was only made a holiday in 1994 in the United States, the roots of this holiday goes back further than that. In fact, the original bill that was signed by Bill Clinton was endorsed by the Unification Church – a South Korean Christian church that celebrates Parent’s Day on May 8th every year. In South Korea, this holiday is both a public one as well as one observed by the South Korean government.

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If you look further back, you’ll see that Parent’s Day actually began during the early 1930s. That is when many Christian communities began to celebrate Mother’s Day. When Christianity was exported to South Korea, then this celebration of Mother’s Day became infused with the culture of traditional Korean Confucianism. For many years, Mother’s Day was celebrated by individuals in Korea but it didn’t become a national holiday until 1956. That is when the State Council of South Korea decided that the 8th of May should be celebrated as Mother’s Day every year. For a few years, it continued on in this way but many people questioned why there wasn’t a holiday for fathers. It was only then that a national holiday dedicated to both parents was proposed. Finally, on March 30th, 1973, May 8th was established as Parent’s Day according to South Korea’s Presidential Decree 6615. Originally, the entire week of May 8th was celebrated as a way to show respect to the elderly, but that was abolished during the 1990s when October was designated as the month for respecting elders.

Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1st June every year to pay respect and appreciate parents what they do for their children, their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. Most of the countries have the tradition to respect parent’s which is going since ages. Parent’s are the best gift of the God. Nobody in life can take the place of parent’s. They are true well wishers. Do you know when Parent’s Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated and history behind its celebration? Let us have a look!

Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1st June every year to pay respect and appreciate parents what they do for their children, their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. Most of the countries have the tradition to respect parent’s which is going since ages. Parent’s are the best gift of the God. Nobody in life can take the place of parent’s. They are true well wishers. Do you know when Parent’s Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated and history behind its celebration? Let us have a look!

Parents play a vital role in the lives of their children. Nothing can beat the hard work that every parent puts into shaping up the overall personality of their child. Deservingly, a day that commemorates the special bond of love between parents and their lads celebrates them. Known as the Parents’ Day, it is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July each year and marks the superb augmentation of the concepts of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
Parents’ Day has its history dating back to 1994, when the-then US President, Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into a law and declared fourth Sunday of every July as the day to honor the steps taken by parents in bringing up their children in the most laudable way. Celebrated each year, the day offers children an excellent opportunity to thank their parents for everything that they’ve done for them. Though Parents’ Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July annually in the United States of America, not all countries celebrate it on the same day. Here are two of the countries, celebrating Parents’ Day on different dates: