Inspiring Future Leaders On Take Your Child To Work Day

Inspiring Future Leaders On Take Your Child To Work Day April 25, 2024

Enjoying A Day Full Of Giggles, Learning & Growing Together

April 25th is National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (Take Your Child to Work Day). It is a national day that gives children in the United States a glimpse into the working world. Developed by the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, the day revolves around parents taking their children to work to expose them to future job possibilities and the value of education. It is the successor to Take Our Daughters To Work Day, which was expanded to include boys in 2003. 


In the U.S., it occurs on the fourth Thursday in April every year, with more than 37 million Americans at over 3.5 million workplaces participating.


Benefits of Take Our Daughters and Sons Day

  •  Provides young students an introduction to the world of work and its functions. 
  • Allows them to observe men and women in a variety of roles and responsibilities.
  • Reinforces the importance of teamwork and diversity in the workplace.
  • Allows them to see you in a different role as part of the workforce.


This Berry Parfait recipe is perfect for this holiday. It’s with berries and layered cream!  Happy Eating!


Party Berry Parfait


  • 1 1/2 Qt. hulled and quartered Strawberries
  • 2 Cups Blueberries
  • 1 Cup Raspberries
  • 1/4 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons Confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Cooking Directions

  1. Toss Strawberries, Blueberries, raspberries, sugar, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. 
  2. Let it sit for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the berries are juicy.
  3. Whip heavy cream, confectioner’s sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl until soft peaks form.
  4. Layer the cream and berries in eight 8 oz. jars of parfait cups, dividing evenly. 


About Christy Lee
The Author of this column is a Chef and lifestyle food blogger. She is also very rooted in her spiritual well being. She utilizes the food God has provided us to make affordable, healthy meals. You can read more about the author here.

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