At the time of the settling of New England in America, the New Year began on the 25th of march.
Thus, March 24th was in 1599 and March 25th in 1600.
Later, a new form of designating the New Year was adopted and the first time it was used was in the General Court of Connecticut as "this 20th day of March, 1649-50, or 1650 by our present system of reckoning. Due to an error in the calendar, the dates in all months between 16 should be carried forward ten (10) days.
The British Parliament changed the calendar from the old style to the new, the one used today, and changed the date of September 3rd, 1752 (old calendar) to September 14, 1752 (new calendar) thus dropping eleven days. C., many parts of the world used the Julian calendar to mark the passage of time.By the Julian calendar, March 25 was the first day of the year and each year was 365 days and 6 hours long.In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII determined that the Julian calendar was incorrect: each day was just a little bit too long and the human calendar wasn't keeping up with nature's calendar.Dating Violence Information for Parents It may be hard to think of your teen as having an intimate relationship, let alone an abusive one.But if you suspect dating violence, your son or daughter needs your support.
Many adults fail to take teen dating abuse seriously.
It’s important to know that teen dating abuse can be as violent as adult domestic violence.
Teens who experience or perpetrate abuse in their dating relationships are very likely establishing patterns of abuse that can carry on throughout their adult lives. Knowing the early warning signs of abuse can help you to identify whether your teen is in an abusive relationship before it’s too late. Offer to connect your teen with a professional, such as a counselor or attorney, who will keep the conversations confidential. Stress to your teen that you are on his or her side. Let your teen know that the abuse is not his or her fault and that no one deserves to be abused.
Some of these signs include: What You Can Do Tell your teen that you are concerned for his or her safety. Make it clear that you don’t blame your teen and that you respect his or her choices.
Help bring prevention programs into your community.
You can help educate educators about the importance of this issue by introducing your local school administrators to the Respect WORKS! Online courses provide key info on bullying, dating violence Two interactive distance-learning courses, Bullying 101 and Teen Dating Violence 101, provide key information about bullying, cyber bullying, and dating violence and explain how to create safe, healthy environments and relationships.