― How hard is it to explain to children the meaning of Memorial Day? Is the fact that this important day is about the many fallen soldiers that have fought for America’s freedom since the Civil War? Or is it the fact that there are still many men and women fighting for our freedom = libertad. ∙ Originally, Memorial Day = Día de los Caídos was also known as Decoration Day = Día de Decoración. Many women would decorate the tombs with flags and flowers of the fallen soldiers after the Civil [...].