By the age of six, Jaden Hayes had lost both of his parents but he refuses to let that keep him down. He is on a mission to make 33,000 people smile.
With the help of his aunt, who is his guardian, he has collected 500 smiles already. It started with Jaden asking his aunt to buy him toys he could hand out to kids and has grown into a mission to make every person in his Savannah, Georgia hometown … Keep Reading!!!
Today marks the 14 year anniversary of the worst act of terrorism, since Pearl Harbor, on US soil. We have compiled a list of stories that intertwine parenting with the events of that day. Fourteen years have passed and when this day arrives it feels so fresh in our minds and we need some reminders that there is hope, good, and innocence in the world.
For many, the news of the day will forever have … Keep Reading!!!
Traditionally, playgrounds are for kids. I’m sure most of us have mused about needing adult playgrounds at one time or another. Good news! They exist!! Spain has been building them for a while now for their aging senior population, and now they are starting to pop up in the US as well.
Sarah Pinsky, of KaBOOM! explains some … Keep Reading!!!
Lithuanian born photographer Ivette Ivens has done a beautiful series on breastfeeding. The 25-year-old mother of 2, who now lives in Chicago, breastfed her son until he was 3 and has made it her mission to help normalize nursing in the American culture.
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I nursed them both anywhere I wanted. From church to parties, from farmers market to high-end designer stores. I believe that mothers should nurse their little ones whenever they want to. Children know when it’s time to
After more than 60 years of mothering her cousin, Muriel Clatyon, 92 years old, has adopted 76-year-old Mary Smith.
When Mary was a teen her father passed away suddenly, at 45, from a heart attack and her mom couldn’t care for her anymore. At 14, Mary needed a home and Muriel stepped up without a second thought. She wanted to adopt Mary but says that, out of respect for Mary’s mother, she couldn’t make that offer while she was alive. … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring
Early mornings suck – Daily battles to get dressed and fed during said early mornings sucks worse.
Enjoy your sick days – No stress about falling behind or extra homework to catch up. Especially since most homeschoolers work through the summer, those few sick days won’t even be a blip on the map. Relax and heal!
Learn in comfort – Some days are just good days to stay in your PJs and not comb your hair.
The … Keep Reading!!!
Here’s another tear-jerker commercial. ( Those advertisers are getting pretty damn clever.)
Watch as these children are blindfolded and asked to pick out their mothers in a line-up using just touch and smell.
Most people make comments to moms and dads-to-be with the intention of being supportive and helpful and that intent is greatly appreciated. Even with good intentions some comments just throw you when they are made. These are just a few of the ones said to me that stood out and responses I really wanted to give, but instead I politely nodded.
1. “You won’t be able to babywear because they will be premies and it’s dangerous to wear babies with … Keep Reading!!!
There’s a million things I swore I’d never do once we had kids, most of which I now laugh about. Some things we stick to our guns on and some are still very important to us. Some went out the window faster than my days of getting 8 solid hours of sleep.
I didn’t swear it off completely but I swore not one single bite before 4 years old. I didn’t want my kids to be addicted to … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding moms in Brazil’s largest city have just received a boost in support from lawmakers. The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have approved a new law that will prohibit businesses from stopping public breastfeeding. Once the mayor signs off on the bill, which is expected to happen in the next few weeks, anyone who violates this new law will be fined 500 Rs (Approximately $150 USD). All public and private institutions and businesses will be held to this new standard.… Keep Reading!!!
Featured Image: Son Cradling Elderly Mother
“Unconditional love is hard to compete with.”
― Abbi Glines
1. “Rana and Sommayeh”
Sommayeh Mehri’s husband poured a bucket of acid over his wife and daughter Rana while they slept. Sommayeh is now fighting to keep her child feeling ‘normal’.
“[Sommayeh’s] main concern remains treatment for her daughter Rana. ‘She doesn’t understand yet what has happened to her,’ Mehri told an Iranian news agency. “That’s why she’s still playful and happy. But … Keep Reading!!!
Well, here is a tear-jerker for you.
In true Ken Jeong fashion, he’ll find a way to make you laugh, even when you’re in the midst hearing of some serious information. That is probably why he was such a well liked doctor prior to leaving his career in internal medicine to become an actor. His first big role? Leslie Chow in The Hangover.