50-year-old high school teacher, Nat Ellis, has had his retirement plan in place for half his life. He’s collected 1,139 fast food kid’s meal toys with plans to auction them off to retire on. That is until he heard about 4-year-old Logan Roninger.
At 18 months, Logan was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, which affects muscle strength and muscle tone. The Roningers are a nature loving family who love to explore the beauty offered around their Klamath Falls, Oregon home … Keep Reading!!!
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!!!
The world’s coolest billionaire has stepped up his game again. The CEO of Virgin Group has added a year’s paid parental leave to benefits his employees receive. This means dads can enjoy the first year with their newborns as well.
All employees can take up to 12 months and be assured their job will be waiting when they return, but those who’ve been employed with Virgin for more than four years receive 100% of their pay for that time. Those … Keep Reading!!!
As parents, we are confronted every single day with dirty, sticky hands on our children. The thing is, as annoying as those sticky hands can be when they leave purple popsicle stains on your new shirt, they are rarely the cause of coughs, runny noses, fevers and colds. It’s the unseen germs that our kids pick up on their hands at daycare, school, the park, the bathroom and other places that are dangerous. The world is filled with germs and … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring
In 2011 Heather Hironimus signed a parenting agreement agreeing that if Chase were to be circumcised the father would pay for it. Fast forward 3 years, Chase was a healthy and happy young boy when Dennis Nebus (Chase’s father) decided their son needed to be circumcised. When Heather refused to allow it at 3 years old Dennis started a lengthy court battle.
Dennis, claims that, at 3 years old, there became a medical need for it. After … Keep Reading!!!
“Watching my son touch the 11 people in that Waffle House tonight will be forever one of the greatest accomplishments as a parent I’ll ever get to witness.”
Five-year-old Josiah Duncan was with his mother outside of a Waffle House in Prattville, Alabama recently, when he noticed a homeless man standing outside. He then began asking his mother why the man looked a certain way and what it meant to be homeless. Josiah became upset when he realized that the … Keep Reading!!!
It’s a new day, America. On May 19th the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals. Steph Curry (named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player of 2015) answered media questions during a post-game conference.
His 2-year-old daughter Riley jumped up on stage where her daddy welcomed her onto his lap as he finished answering questions… sort of. Curry did pretty well multi-tasking, but it was the media that seemed distracted by … Keep Reading!!!
Well, along with a monkey and a platypus, put a duck on the list of random animals I want (but will never get to have) as a pet.
Seriously though…how cute is this!?
As the parent of a child with disabilities, you have likely grown accustomed to people telling you everything your child can’t do. However, it more beneficial to focus on the things your child can accomplish. Children grow rather quickly and, before you know it, you will be forced to consider how their lives will be when you are gone. It is important to finds ways to support your teen’s independence and adjustments into adulthood. Here are a few ways to … Keep Reading!!!