One father publicly disavowed his white supremacist son after he participated in the violent rally on Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia. In an open letter published on In Forum, Pearce Tefft denounced his son, Peter Tefft. "I, along with all of his siblings and his entire family, wish to loudly repudiate...
An Ohio woman who posed in August with 20,000 bees while pregnant has suffered a stillbirth. Emily Mueller, 33, revealed on Nov. 12 that her baby died in the womb, reports the Daily Mail. Stillbirth is defined as the death of a baby after the 20th week of pregnancy but...
An Oakland County, Michigan, woman is suing her doctor for wrongful pregnancy after he allegedly told her there was no chance she could become pregnant. In 2008, Lori Cichewicz asked her doctor to perform a permanent birth control procedure, according to WJBK. She was reportedly told that her fallopian tubes...
A 83-year-old grandma was struck in Meriwether County, Georgia in the mid year of 2016. Five individuals have been captured for the wrongdoing. Three 17-year-olds (Mina Christine Ellery, Angel Latrice Harmon, and Shanquavious Keontrell Cameron), Justin Grady, 38, and Cortavios Heard, 18, entered the home of Dorothy Dow and requested...
A Kentucky man could look up to 20 years in jail in the wake of being discovered blameworthy of cutting his better half's scalp off and requesting his pitbull to assault her. The assault happened on Sept. 14, 2015, the Daily Mail revealed. Zachary Gross, 31, struck sweetheart Marilyn Stanley...
Any parent of a child with Down syndrome – or anyone who knows someone with Down syndrome – will tell you that person is a precious gift. While there may be some unique challenges that come with raising a child with Down syndrome, there are also constant rewards and joyous surprises. Sherry...
When nine-year-old Noah glanced across a restaurant one morning, he spied a Lakeland, Florida, police officer sitting alone eating his breakfast. He instantly became nervous and wasn't sure how to act. He knew what he wanted to do and told his mother about the plan. Hiis actions that morning in...
Shelby and Jonathan have a daughter named Sophie who is currently fighting for her life. When the sweet little two-year-old wasn't feeling well, Shelby thought it was just allergies. A follow-up appointment with the doctor didn't uncover anything concerning and she was diagnosed with asthma. Shelby scheduled Sophie for allergy...
The son of a New York couple that was hit while standing in front of a speeding freight train on Sunday says his father called him beforehand to apologize for what he was about to do. Earl and Mary Myatt, of Oneida, married when they were just 17. After 42 years...
If you’ve ever been a babysitter or even taken responsibility for someone else’s children then you will know the burden or responsibility that rests with you when you look after the children that are not your own. There are many babysitters that take this responsibility and the job very seriously and most...
A day in the life of a mother is one of running errands, making sure that the children are happy and dealing with inevitable accidents and mood swings. But while one mom thinks that her day has been one of endless trials, her young daughter saw it in a...
This was the worst time in her life. She decided to document her hardship with one photo a day for an entire year. Why was it the worst year of her life? She was the victim of domestic abuse. The photos are hard to watch. You can see the...
Never underestimate children and their abilities. Their brains are like sponges; they absorb everything around them – sounds, words, advice, actions. The saying “Do as I say and not as I do” is a lame excuse for lazy parenting because children do the exact opposite. They mirror the people in...
It sounds like one of those riddles we told as kids that seemed impossible to answer: “One baby was born first, but the other has been alive longer. How is this possible?” For the Ogg family, though, this is no riddle – it’s their life. In 2010, David and Kate Ogg were...
Weddings are supposed to be a time of great joy for both of the families that are involved. Unfortunately, these happy occasions are often ruined by petty jealousies, silly arguments and other various annoyances. However, this bride was able to enjoy a wonderful wedding experience. All it took was...
They say that “the true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching,” and these days there are cameras everywhere, so someone is pretty much always watching! Jesse Robertson of Idaho Falls, Idaho decided to set up a camera to see if the Trick...
Being the parent of a two-year-old can be both a test of strength and the greatest reward. As their little personalities are really beginning to show through, they are also beginning to test their boundaries and are constantly curious about their surroundings. That’s definitely true for two-year-old Abi, so when...
Children are taught at a young age to respect their elders and fortunately, this is a lesson that many follow as they become adults. As the elderly now live longer, they need more help with even the little things sometimes. Fortunately, there are people out there who will recognize an...
Growing up, I was fortunate to have an older couple as neighbors. They treated my siblings and I like we were their grandchildren. Each visit to their home was made into a production. They welcomed us with warmth and hugs and fed us delicious Italian desserts on dainty plates accompanied...
Daniel Nunuz, a Marine veteran, took his own life. He left behind his mother, Ernestina Nunuz. One year after Daniel’s death, Ernestina was at her lowest point and felt like there was nothing else to live for. Ernestina works as a janitor and walks to her job every day. ...
People judge you, and you may never know what they think. It doesn’t matter what anyone thinks about you. What is important is how you feel about yourself. Sadly, having a poor body image is something that a lot of people deal with every day. We all see the...
Prince Harry meets a lot of people each year through the events that he attends and the charity organizations he supports. And while he's very busy carrying out tasks under the Crown, he makes sure to spend time with his fans. When people learn that the prince is coming to...
We all have our unique style. One high school student with a 4.4 GPA and several scholarships decided to wear a low-cut style shirt and was actually banned from attending her own graduation. There were no words on the shirt, nothing offensive, but the principal at Hickory Ridge High...
The Head Start Program in Prince George’s County, Maryland is facing charges of child abuse. That is all kinds of wrong! A school system should be the last place you would expect child abuse. Here is what happened – a three-year-old student at Winship Wheatley Early Childhood Center had...
Sayyadina Thomas, thirty six years old, was arrested and charged with attempted murder for putting a methamphetamine pill into a two year old boy’s mouth at a California playground.  His nanny phoned the police after witnessing her putting something in his mouth. Sayyadina Thomas smiles for the mugshot after she was brought to...
Why anyone would think it is a good idea to leave a toddler in the car alone for any length of time is beyond me. In San Antonio, Texas, Amanda Hawkins left her two young children in the car for more than 15 hours! Hawkins is only 19 and...
Feeling comfortable in your own skin is difficult at any age. Whether you're a teen who is just entering high school or an older person about to go to their child's wedding, it's hard to feel okay about your looks. That's exactly what Bev was experiencing just weeks before her...
You never know when an ordinary evening out can turn on a dime. Tracy Willner of Colorado Springs, Colorado, knows this firsthand. On July 14, she was out and about with her family. Everything was routine and uneventful…until their vehicle approached a busy street corner. Tracy noticed a man standing...
Oftentimes when we speak of love we talk about sweeping romantic gestures and great acts of selflessness and courage. While those things are wonderful, everyday love doesn’t usually look like that. Most of the time, love is displayed in the little things – washing the dishes when your partner is tired,...
Throughout history, women have been valued for their ability to produce children. If they weren’t able to get pregnant or give birth, the woman was often blamed for being the cause of infertility. In more recent years, science has discovered that infertility problems are individual to the woman or couple...
A wedding day is one of the most special and memorable of a person’s life – a day the couple wants to share with family and their dearest of friends. On this very extraordinary of occasions, those present tend to remember those loved ones they’ve lost who will only...
We are at that point in the year when the bathing suits get locked up and the boots and sweaters come out. Pool days turn into bonfire nights, and barbecue afternoons are now hot chocolate evenings. The leaves are changing colors and making themselves at home on our lawns...
As parents, we wish we could always be by our children’s side – watching their every move, being there to kiss all their scrapes and bruises. The truth is, it’s impossible to keep your eyes on them every moment of every day.  But what would you do if you found...
All the man wanted to do was drink a glass of cold white wine, smoke a cigarette, and watch the sun set. For many of us, these are everyday pleasures too easily taken for granted. For Carsten Hansen, 75, it was his dying wish. Hansen was admitted to a hospital...
In 1995, inside a neo-natal intensive care unit at a hospital in Worcester, Mass. medical history was changed forever when there were complications with Paul Jackson’s newborn, 12 week premature twin daughters. It was uncommon for babies to be handled, much less share an incubator. At the time, it was...
A wife writes a story about her husband who works for Child Services, a difficult job to be sure. People in this line of work are often not celebrated the way teacher or police are, but they too are heroes providing for many children in difficult situation. Be sure to...
Having a child who is terminally ill is one of the worst nightmares that a parent can ever experience. Unfortunately for Ruth, she was forced to deal with this tragic occurrence when her little boy Nolan’s stuffy nose turned into something far more serious. UWhat was originally thought to be...
Janet and Graham Walton wanted nothing more than to be parents. But what began as a natural desire to have children soon developed into a real life trial for the couple. For several years, the couple tried and tried to get pregnant. But in vain. The couple at last chose to try...
You won't believe it, but Brett Nichols is only a teenager. With dance moves that mirror Michael Jackson almost perfectly, this talented teen has inspired thousands of people with this single performance. At a high school talent show, Brett Nichols brings moves that seem out of this world when you...