It’s a tradition for elementary school students to spend time making Mother’s Day cards in their classrooms before the holiday rolls around. But that won’t be the case this year at one Canadian school. Albert McMahon Elementary School in Canada cancelled its usual Mother’s and Father’s Day celebrations to celebrate diversity and to respect a “recent trauma” a student experienced.
“In an effort to celebrate diversity, inclusivity and also nurture our students who are part of nontraditional families, we have decided to encourage those celebrations to take place at home,” the school said in a letter to parents. “Due to this, the children will not be making gifts at school to give on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.” FULL REPORT