Welcome July, month #7 and chock full of history!
Q: Who was July named after?
A: Julius Caesar
Who was Julius Caesar?
Just in case you have an inquisitive child who just might ask this question, here is my best answer.
* He was a Roman general and dictator in the first century BC.
* He gained much prestige in military campaigns to secure Roman rule over the province of Gaul, present day France.
* The Roman senate feared his power and ordered him to disband his army, but he refused.
* He crossed the Rubicon River, returned to Rome with his army, and made himself dictator.
What was he famous for saying?
“I came, I saw, I conquered.”
“Et tu Brute.”
“Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.”
Julius Caesar was assassinated by his friend Brutus and others on the ides of March in 44 BC.
William Shakespeare wrote a tragedy about his life called Julius Caesar.
~ Dr. Sally
July! The Month of the Parents
Mom, we need you! Dad, we need you! Working well together, we really need that! Parents, that’s you! All month long, we will give you ideas and information for being the best parents you can be.
“Parenting in the News” is one unique place to turn to every Thursday on Parenting Tips with Dr. Sally.