If we change the day we celebrate a holiday just to make it fall on a weekend an

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  1. EBBlogs profile image54
    EBBlogsposted 7 years ago

    If we change the day we celebrate a holiday just to make it fall on a weekend and not on a...

    Sunday...aren't we teaching our children that tradition means nothing?

  2. niner profile image54
    ninerposted 7 years ago

    I don't think so. It'd be a nightmare to keep small kids away from the candy on a Sunday night, to get them to bed at a reasonable time, and then get them up early for school the next day.

    It's much more convenient for families to celebrate it on a Saturday, and I don't think kids notice. 

    Besides, isn't it the things we do (carving pumpkins, costumes, trick-or-treating, etc), that make the tradition special, rather than the exact day we celebrate it on?

  3. Brupie profile image69
    Brupieposted 7 years ago

    I think quite the opposite.  If the holiday is preserved, I think it demonstrates that the event matters.  The date on the calendar is arbitrary.

  4. Isabellas profile image74
    Isabellasposted 7 years ago

    Holidays should remain where they are no matter what day they fall on. Even if it interrupts a persons holiday plans it should not be changed. Could you imagine if they decided that the 4th of July should be celebrated on July 6th because it hits on a weekend instead? That would confuse the hell out of kids because they are taught that the 4th is a Holiday not the 6th!

 
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