Parenting does not end when children become independent adults. No matter what age their children are, parents constantly care about their children’s well-being. In fact, one recent study shows that parents are losing sleep and experience stress caused by worry on their children’s health, financial status, career, social relationships, and other life concerns. The ‘empty
Random acts of kindness happen all around the world. And when we say all around the world, we literally mean in every corner of the world, for instance, even inside an airplane. A first class passenger decided to give up his seat for a mother and her sick baby. Kelsey Rae Zwick, was travelling with
I am in my late 50s. You’d think by now I have this whole “Motherhood” thing all figured out. My kids were moving along in school, getting decent grades, graduating… then, BAM! I became a parent to adults. Anyone who thinks they won’t worry about their children after they turn 18 has an eye-opening moment coming.
It is amazing just how far a mother’s love could take her children. With her unwavering love, unfaltering support, and unstoppable dedication a mother from China is showing the world the great feats a mother’s unconditional love can conquer. When Zou Hongyan from Hubei, China gave birth to her son in the year 1998, she
Birthday parties are a staple in every child’s life, and parents especially know the level of preparation that comes with it. Invitations are sent out to guests days prior to the event. The food to be served is meticulously prepared and the party place is filled with decorations. Having ticked everything off the checklist, the
Earlier this week we went to get Zeke’s senior yearbook pictures. On the way, I noticed his hands. Working hands. Hands that look familiarly like my dad’s work-stained hands and like Brandon’s in the early years of our marriage. I told him not to worry about it because they were doing head-shots. I was wrong.
Since it has been introduced by the Celts, Halloween wouldn’t be complete without the most-awaited ‘trick or treat.’ During the ancient time, the Celts believed that demons roam in our land every Halloween, so to avoid being eaten by these demons, one should dress up to look just like them. Today, trick or treat is still one of
Out of all the pranks popular today, the Prank It Forward will definitely be your favorite. Not only because of the fun it brings but also because it can warm your heart as well. They say that mothers are modern superheroes. Though they do not save the day from villains, they definitely do great wonders. Cara
A policewoman in Argentina has gone viral when a photo of her breast-feeding a neglected baby was uploaded online. The kind and generous gesture of officer Celeste Ayala is warming the hearts of people all over the world. Officer Celeste Ayala was one of the officers who rescued a neglected six siblings. The police officers
Life the past few months has been a reminder that I am growing older, especially facing an empty nest. However, in all my focus to deal with seeing my own children grow older I have honestly lost sight of the fact that my own parents are also growing old… My parents stopped by the other
Given the fact that children have needs which require constant tending and attention, people often think that the greatest source of stress in a family are the children. However, a recent study conducted by Today shows otherwise. With more than 7,000 mothers from United States participating in a recent survey and an interview conducted by
Mothers and fathers — they gave birth to us, raised us, took care of us, and have been with us through every difficulty we have faced as we were growing up. Sadly, when we enter adult life, not all of us get to spend as much time with our parents as we did before. Work,