The viral post describing the “perfect” mom was everywhere. It was meant to make moms feel better about themselves, but for Mary Katherine Backstrom, it missed the mark.
It started when Jen Flint posted on […]
Jade Gribble was headed to the beach with her four children, so she did what just about any mom would do — made sure they put on sunscreen first.
As WFTS reports, Jade was visiting her sister in Bradenton, F […]
The sorrow on the little girl’s face is heartbreaking, but that’s what her mother wants people contemplating suicide to see.
Dani Bates posted a video on Facebook of her 3-year-old daughter, Winnie, on a day […]
Is packing a lunch for a family day out a sensible way to save money or a miserly move that makes everyone miserable? One mom says it’s the latter.
As The Sun reports, the anonymous mom posted on the forum […]
Pushing the limits of a swing is a rite of childhood. But one mom is warning that, sometimes, spinning too fast can cause unusual health problems.
As Kidspot reports, Rebecca Jordan posted on Facebook about a […]
The sight of those two tiny black hands peeking out from the darkness of a drawer were enough to make Laura Mazza think about leaving everything behind and moving to another house.
As the Australian mom of […]
Like many kids his age, Isaiah Tuckett wanted to go to Disney World. What makes Isaiah different is that he took it upon himself to finance a dream vacation for his family.
As KARE News reports, Isaiah had been […]
When the elderly man’s car stalled in the drive-thru, three Taco Bell employees jumped into action.
As WDAF reports, Tosha Lindquist was eating lunch with her family at a Taco Bell in Sugar Creek, Missouri, […]
Now that school is out, Jessica Gentry can finally explain why she’s leaving teaching. And it has nothing to do with her salary.
As Gentry wrote in a viral Facebook post, there are a number of reasons why she […]
Kaley Bastine learned about how important bulletproof vests and K-9 units are from watching “Cops” with her dad. So when she started earning money through her lemonade stand, she knew exactly what she wanted to do […]
Parents of toddlers and babies know how hard it is to get any alone time — even for something as simple as a shower. That leads to an important question: When, if ever, is it okay to leave your child on his or h […]
When Belinda Greer ran outside to confront the gang of young troublemakers outside her house, she didn’t realize her “granny panties” would turn out to be her secret weapon.
As the Daily Mail reports, the mom […]
After a full day at the theme park, Ralph Koppelman was finally going to be able to get on his favorite ride. Then the meltdown started.
As CNN reports, Lenore and Steve Koppelman had taken a family trip to […]
The truck carrying a grandmother, a grandfather, and their two grandchildren wasn’t speeding as it rounded the turn, but the rain was falling, and the road had been newly paved.
As KSTU reports, on the evening […]
Colby Wallace wanted a way to send an anti-suicide message to the young people in his area.
As Yahoo News reports, the dad from Seattle was upset by the news that four teenagers in his county had died by […]
As Darian Depreta can attest, even when you’re watching them closely, small children have a way of getting into things and causing panic.
As Kidspot reports, Darian was playing with her 9-month-old daughter, […]
What do you do when your mother-in-law is so unhappy with your parenting decision that she threatens to stage a surprise infant circumcision?
As an unhappy mom explained in a letter to Slate’s Care and Feeding […]
Leanne Carrasco decided to celebrate her high school graduation by giving back.
As KTRK reports, the teenager from Houston just graduated from Waltrip High School. When it came time to decide how to mark the […]
It was prom night, and Devin Bennett was all dressed up with nowhere to go.
As WFMY reports, the 17-year-old from Lexington, North Carolina was ready for her first prom. She had the dress, the photographer, and […]
While everyone was watching the air show, one mom noticed a man who was paying more attention to her young daughter.
As CBS New York reports, it was May 25, and families had flocked to Jones Beach State Park in […]