The tradition of Easter eggs actually predates Christianity. Many cultures see the egg as a symbol of new life, fertility, and rebirth. For Christians, the Easter egg symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Wonder why you spend Easter doing Easter Eggs?
Painting eggs is a variation of the beloved tradition in which Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches dyed eggs red to represent the blood of Jesus Christ that was shed on the cross. Easter egg huts and egg rolling are two popular egg-related traditions. These entail hiding eggs outside for children to find on Easter morning and rolling eggs in a symbolic re-enactment of the rolling away of the stone from Christ’s tomb, respectively.
There are variations of the egg hunt in different countries around the world. One of the most famous egg rolls is one hosted on the lawn of the White House each year.
As the founder and managing director of Destination Sitters, LLC, a national hotel and event babysitting service, and the mother of two children, I strongly believe that family comes first. I personally needed babysitting when I moved to San Diego 14 years ago. Like most parents, I assumed there were standards for temporary babysitting; in reality, there are no state standards or licensing requirements for temporary babysitting. The idea for Destination Sitters was born! I wanted to Give Parents Peace of Mind® when traveling with their children, so I created strict screening requirements for the sitters we refer. There is nothing like the peace of mind that comes from getting great professional help to care for your children, especially when traveling away from home. I and my partners, along with our office staff, have that one goal in mind with everything we do.
Through the years of working with children, I have been inspired to write three books, and this blog for parents’ and children’s wellbeing. I believe the best way to teach a child is leading by example, with love, honesty, integrity, compassion, perseverance, and personal responsibility. Learning these values and teaching children that all women and men are equal will encourage them to dream big to be anything they want to be!
An entrepreneur for over 35 years, I previously spent years running a construction and design company with two offices in California and built million-dollar estates and remodeled existing ones. For three and half years, I was one of the primary designers on HGTV’s Curb Appeal. I have also been published in books, magazines and newspapers, and have been a featured designer in multiple showcase houses.
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