Donna Aylmer cried with joy when she learned she was expecting twin girls. But after the delivery, she took a serious look at her newborn twin girls. One of them, Lucy, had red hair, blue eyes and a pale, freckled complexion. The second one, Maria, had brown skin, brown eyes and...
Have you ever been in the right place at the right time? Call it coincidence if you will, but there’s something unexplainable when this happens. It’s as though all the stars aligned or angels above ensured you’d be where you were needed right when someone needed you the most. That’s...
When this busy mother was called into her daughter’s school after her kid punched a boy, she got right to the source of the problem – much to the shock of those involved. One of the many anecdotal stories that has been floating around the internet for long enough to...
Today, it's no longer uncommon for all kinds of different families to exist that are unlike the traditional nuclear family. Stepdads, stepmoms, stepchildren and stepbrothers and sisters are just the beginning of it. And for so many, this works just fine. For the stepdad in this story, however, things weren't going...
This happened a while ago, but it contains one of the most beautiful expressions of love I've every seen so I couldn't help but share it again here. Back in September 2010, U.S Army 1st Lt. Todd Weaver was serving in Afghanistan when he was killed by an explosive device. His...
History has shown that women tend to be more directly and influentially engaged in a child’s life. This behavior derives from the ancestral era in which men went out to marry prey and the women stayed in caves collecting fruits or vegetables and taking care of children until they...
The Christmas season is all about giving! One elderly man in northwest Pennsylvania has found a wonderful way to give back to the needy in his community. After one of his neighbors shared the story on Reddit, here’s hoping that even more people will take his great idea and do something...
Karen Klein was going through an incredibly difficult time in her life. Ten years after her husband passed away, her son killed himself and Karen was devastated. Then one day when she was 68 years old, Karen's life reached a breaking point. Four teens bullied and harassed her on a...
When Terry Apudo didn't show up to church for her own wedding, her family and friends immediately knew something was very wrong. But the real reason for Terry's absence on such a special day was more terrible than the guests could have ever imagined. Terry Apudo, was a young female pastor,...
I know many older people who live alone. They have family and friends who routinely check in on them, but the rest of the time they are on their own. Sometimes I worry, though. What if a friend or family member isn’t around at a crucial moment? Does the older...