Daryn’s New Book, “Hope Possible!” Is Here!

I’m so excited that my new book, “Hope Possible” is here! The full title is, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing A Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” Here’s a peek at what it says on the back cover: From your TV screen, Daryn Kagan looked like she had her dream job.   As a news anchor for CNN, she had a front row seat to the world’s biggest breaking news

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Patient, Kind Target Cashier Blows Away Frustrated Customer

How many of life’s necessities have your passed by your local Target cashier? One woman got something she didn’t even know she needed this week. An instant lesson in patience and kindness. Even better, her little girl was there to see the whole thing unfold. Sarah Own Bigler shares on Facebook a situation I can totally relate to. And I bet you can, too. Her husband is home sick. She’s picked up her two little kids from school. Everyone’s tired.

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The Shocking Thing I Discovered In My Teen’s Secret, Hidden Letter

I didn’t mean to snoop. I swear. I wasn’t looking to stumble across my teen’s secret letter. A letter bubbling over with emotion. With a broken heart. With defiance. She will stand by her man. “I have yet to hear a legitimate gripe about him,” she wails. “I’m not going to stop seeing him no matter what you say.” Oh my. And to think I was just hunting around in the basement hoping to find an old photo of my

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The CRAZY, Never-Before-Seen Thing I Saw On Our Family Trip To Africa

8,342 miles. Three plane rides. 29 hours of travel. What a trip. To see the sights of South Africa. Elephant, hippos, rhinos! Come on over and I’ll be happy to inundate you with our family’s vacation photos and videos. None comes close to the most remarkable thing I witnessed on this adventure with my husband and two kids. After all, How do you prepare a teenager they are about to enter a world they’ve never experienced? A desert. A nightmare,

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How A Breastfeeding Police Officer Saved Abandoned Baby’s Life

Police officer Luisa Fernanda Urrea is a heroine and a new mom all at the same time. She was called to a remote part of the forest near La Marina, Colombia, where an abandoned baby had been found by a woman who was out looking to collect oranges. The baby was in bad shape. It’s umbilical cord was still attached, it was suffering from dehydration and hypothermia. The Daily Mail reports Officer Urrea also happens to be a new mom,

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Divorced Mom Rebuilds Her Family’s Life With Her Own Two Hands

Kelley Lewis never planned to be 29, divorced and depressed with three little kids. It’s where she found herself a few years ago. A combination of personal choices and bad breaks. She tells Yahoo! that she was busy trying to get her professional life off the ground in her mid-20’s when she got pregnant.  She married the dad and their one-week “anniversary,” he told his pregnant wife that their marriage had been a mistake — though they would eventually spend

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Baby’s Life Saved By $20 “Google Cardboard” Contraption

A little baby and her family have a new contraption called, “Google Cardboard,” and an innovative team of doctors at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami to thank for saving her life. Weeks ago, Cassidy Lexcen gave birth to twin girls. One of them, Ryleigh, was fine. Her sister, Teegan, was born with only one lung and half her heart. Tragically, doctors in Minnesota, where the girls were born told Teegan’s parents there was nothing they could do. They should take

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Extra Week Christmas Vacation Courtesy Of Little Girl’s Fake Letter

Can’t blame a kid for trying for an extra week of Christmas vacation! A little girl named, “Cara,” told her parents she just happened to find this note in their family mailbox. Looks legit to me! All in favor of another week of “brake” say, “Aye!” A picture of the allegedly forged note was posted to Reddit last weekend and folks are loving it. I say, “allegedly forged,” because it does, after all, have the “Frozen” stamp. That makes it

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Twins Born In Different Years-How’d That Happen?

Twins–what a gift for one family in San Diego! This boy-girl pair came into the world with quite a story. They were born in different years! 10News reports Jaelyn Valencia arrived at 11:59 pm on New Year’s Eve. Her twin brother, Luis, showed up just a few minutes later. But those minutes made all the difference. Different day, month, and of course, year. The hospital said the twins were both 18.5 inches long. Jaelyn weighed four pounds, 15 ounces, while

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Dad Uses Baby For Real Life “Elf On The Shelf”

Elf On The Shelf has been very busy at homes with little kids for the last several weeks. One dad in Utah with a lot of kids and a fun, kind of twisted sense of humor has taken the tradition to a new level– He’s using his four-month-old baby boy, Rockwell, as his elf. Alan Lawrence has been sharing pictures of the best elf ever on ThatDadBlog and on his Instagram feed. The elf has been a huge help wrapping

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