When Season Wilwert’s eight-year-old-son, Ethan, said he wanted to become a professional makeup artist she immediately took him for a lesson with MAC cosmetics make-up artist Joey Killmeyer.
Ethan told Joey that he wanted to learn to do drag make-up like Jeffree Star and Joey gave him just that.
Joey did one side of Ethan’s face and had Ethan do the other. I’m not even sure who did what side. Ethan is clearly a natural talent and got a lot … Keep Reading!!!
Anyone who has tried to balance parenting and being a student can tell you how hard it is. Figuring out childcare, finding time to study, time to be a present parent – it’s a lot of work. The stress of a babysitter canceling right before a big exam is one of the worst case scenarios. This is exactly what happened to Monica Romero, earlier this month.
Monica is an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) student at the University … Keep Reading!!!
When we’re young we find wonderment in everything as we discover the world. As we grow we tend to overlook the little things in life and take them for granted. Then, we circle back to slowing down and appreciating what the world offers us; the little things in life. This 101-year-old reminds us that something as simple as making the most of the first snowfall with just one perfect snowball thrown into the air should be celebrated. Her excitement is … Keep Reading!!!
After watching Banksy’s “Exit Through the Giftshop” with her family, 10-year-old Gracie insisted she was going to be a street artist. Torn between supporting her creativity and passion, and not encouraging vandalism her dad came up with an idea. Together, they started painting rocks that they could leave around town. They had so much fun doing it that they expanded to other materials, as well.
Eleven-year-old Catilin Burke found herself acting as midwife for her baby sister’s birth, earlier this month. Her mother’s labor started as she was getting ready for school. Caitlin called an ambulance for her mom, Tara Knightley, but her little sister was in a hurry to meet her.
With some guidance, Caitlin caught Elsa-Monet, at 7:17am, as she entered the world. Caitlin then unraveled her sister from the cord, which she was wrapped in, and handed Elsa-Monet to her mother. … Keep Reading!!!
It is no secret that Canada gets cold in the winter, and for the homeless population this becomes very problematic. Eight-year-old Jada, wanted to do something about it.
With the help of her mom, Tara, she gathered winter coats from the community and spent her eighth birthday dressing street poles throughout Halifax, Nova Scotia with 7 of her friends. Each jacket had a tag that said “I am not lost! If you are stuck out in the cold, please … Keep Reading!!!
Richard Scarry has created more than 300 children books in his career, dating back to 1949. He’s been quietly re-writing many of them, to adjust to society’s growing understanding and acceptance of gender roles and cultural relations. In fact, the changes have been there since 1991 and no one has taken much notice. It was Alan Taylor, a senior photo editor at The Atlantic, who noticed the changes in his child’s version of Best Word Book Ever and posted them … Keep Reading!!!
Halloween may be over but Target’s costume flyer is still getting attention. Once again, Target shows what an inclusive company they are. The ad features a young girl with leg braces, dressed as Frozen’s Elsa. A simple move by Target has meant so much to so many parents and kids. Jen Spickenagel Kroll is one of them, and she took to Facebook to show her gratitude
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I love you. Thank you for including a child with braces and
Lexington, Kentucky has come up with a genius way to fill local food banks. From November 16 – December 18, if you receive a parking ticket you can pay it off with canned goods.
The “Food for Fines” program has been hugely successful in the past. Last year, over 6,200 cans of food were accepted as payment for 600 meter citations. This year they have expanded the program to all parking violations in hopes of increasing that amount.
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This Christmas, homeless kids in New York City will receive a special surprise thanks to Carol Suchman.
Carol was recently walking past a toy store, in the West Village, and noticed their “Going Out of Business” sign. While most might make a note to go back and save on their own Christmas shopping, Carol thought to just buy out the entire store.
After some negotiation, she bought thousands of toys, art and school supplies, and stuffed animals; then gave … Keep Reading!!!
Jamie Lewis and Denine Davies have been trying to get their 3-year-old son’s haircut for three months, with no success. Mason has autism. Nothing they tried could help Mason feel comfortable enough to finish the cut.
James Williams has been welcoming Mason into his South Wales barbershop for months. Each time he would try a new way to help Mason feel comfortable, so when Mason came in this week James got down to his level and Mason responded. In … Keep Reading!!!
There’s one way to guarantee your pre-teen students will pay attention in class, strip! Yes, that’s what Ms Debby Heerkens decided to do when teaching her students about the human muscular and skeletal systems.
Don’t worry though, she had on specially designed spandex outfits underneath. Ms. Heerkens, who teaches in the Netherlands, got the idea when she saw someone wearing a novelty pair of leggings with the muscles on them.
Her students didn’t know what was going on. During … Keep Reading!!!