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!” [iframe id=”http://www.today.com/offsite/see-this-little-girls-adorable-attempt-to-get-more-winter-break-595331651751″ align=”center”] 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.

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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. [iframe id=”http://up.anv.bz/latest/anvload.html?key=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″ align=”left”] The hospital said the twins were both 18.5 inches long. Jaelyn weighed four pounds,

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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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Correspondent Wonders About Kids And Sharing Scary News

How do you explain scary news to kids? Do you shield them? Do you lay it all out? It’s one of the toughest parts of our new reality of terrorist attacks around the world. Do you tell them about the awful things happening in the world? You want to protect them forever, but you also need to prepare them for the world. CBS correspondent Steve Hartman, tackles the challenge with his own young children in a way that only Steve

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My Most Unrealistic New Year’s Resolution Ever

     It’s possible I’m setting myself up for failure.      It is true.      After all, don’t all those psychologist types recommend you keep it realistic on New Year’s resolutions?      I don’t care.      I’m going big.      Shooting for the stars.      Or rather, for the socks.      Yes, socks.      My New Year’s resolution is simply socks.      I want to be able to open that vestibule I call my “sock drawer” and find one matching

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Superstar Sandra Bullock Adopts New Daughter

Congratulations to Sandra Bullock who gives a huge scoop to People Magazine, sharing she has finalized the adoption of her daughter, Laila. Her little girl is 3 1/2 and came to Sandra through the foster care system. Laila joins big brother, Louis, who is now 5-years-old. Sandra shared with People that idea of adding to their family arose at a dinner with friends about three years ago, her son Louis made an announcement. “He puts his hands behind his head and

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I Need My Husband To Fall In Love Again

I need my husband to fall in love again. To take that plunge of “all in” emotion with the same hopeful abandon he had the day he proposed. As if to say, “I don’t know everything about you, but enough to know I love you, we’re a match, we can make a life together!” I miss that man. The man who used to wake up with an expectant passion just because he was to see his great love. And then

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The Last Place I Ever Expected To Find My Daughter

I thought we were so special. So different. No one else had a story like ours when it came to becoming a family. This kind of story of adoption. And there are a lot of great stories. We have cousins just back from Ethiopia with the son they worked two years to adopt. Me? I found my daughter in the funnel cake line. Yep, funnel cakes. Truth is, I actually didn’t find her. My friend, Craig, did. One hot, sticky

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