A young girl who recently turned 8 didn’t want the usual ‘birthday candles type’ of celebration. Instead, she wanted something more creative – a day where she can live her mermaid dreams! Professional photographer Desirae Deal, the owner of Lamar, Arkansas-based Desirae Deal Photography, helped Aspen transform into the magical creature by doing a photo
When Jenny Marr went to her first ultrasound exam to get a glimpse of her first child with husband Chris Marr, she noticed the strange expression on her doctor’s face. The soon-to-be mom worried that there was something wrong with her unborn baby. As she was expecting to hear the worst, Dr. Lauren Murray assured
To keep their son from getting upset whenever his mom leaves, these two Japanese parents came up with an ingenious way to comfort him – by having a massive cardboard cutout replace her when she’s away. The kid’s father, Neji Sato, shared videos of the experiment on Twitter, where he explained that their one-year-old boy
A father’s love was perfectly displayed when he got a matching tattoo of his son’s heart surgery scar. 6-year-old Joey Watts underwent life-saving heart surgery last month for supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), a heart defect that develops while a baby is still in the womb and causes a narrowing of a section of the aorta.
They say that until you become a parent, you’ll never know how much love you are capable of giving to another human being. The sacrifices you make won’t feel like sacrifices at all, instead, all these selfless deeds will flow out of you naturally, being borne out of nothing else but pure love. A parent’s act
Parenting is tough most especially during the infancy stage, wherein babies are completely innocent, fragile, and unpredictable. Whenever they get in a crying fit, sometimes it’s hard to tell what they really need, that parents almost wish that their babies would miraculously speak and tell them what’s going on. Because of this dilemma, some parents
Some people dread going to the theater because of stories like this, here’s what happened: One night, Rebecca Boyd went to see a movie with her daughter Ashley at the Tannehill Premiere Cinema 14 in Bessemer, Alabama. Things weren’t going so well for their family as her husband just got laid off from work. So
A baby crying non-stop for seemingly no apparent reason is an all too familiar scenario in most households. This situation could be frustrating for everyone in the home, especially for the parents who are rendered helpless as they do every conceivable thing possible to calm down their wailing infant. There is no guaranteed technique to
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
Pregnancy is an adventure filled with sunshine and hurricane. The expectant mother experiences a lot of changes: they gain weight, they develop stretch marks, they crave for odd tasting food, and their mood swings in a minute. Despite the roller-coaster-like adventure, it is undeniably the most beautiful journey a woman could have. Some expectant parents
When I was a kid, there was no such thing as helicopter parenting. My folks loved me but they didn’t hover over me, bubble-wrap me or micro-manage me. They only learned my marks on report card day and they only spoke to my teachers or coaches when it was absolutely necessary for them to do
There are two gifts we should give our children: one is roots, and the other is wings. — Unknown Image courtesy of kavphotos.