Generous Farmers Help Grieving Neighbor Harvest Over 100 Acres In A Day

It’s more than wheat, hay and other crops farmers are growing in Connorsville, Indiana. They are growing generosity, love and compassion. Things you don’t know you have until times are hard. Beyond hard. Challenges you would wish on no one. That’s what Steve Wollyung’s family is facing. Just days getting ready to harvest 112 acres on his farm, Steve’s four-year-old granddaughter, Ayla, died in an accident on the farm. Finishing that harvest was the last thing Steve could handle right

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One TV Mom Figures Out How To Have It All

    My friend, Lori, is nuts.     Some would say.     Who walks away from a job she worked more than 20 years to get?     A job she loves.     A job with perks.     Who does that?     A certain kind of woman.     Also known as,     A mom.     “My kids are now 9 and 5, precious ages I don’t want to miss,” she shared this week on Facebook.     Trading in 9-5 for her kids

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Two Sisters Become Moms Adopting Family Of Six Siblings

Sisters do some incredible things together. Tracy and Sherrie Smith of Benbrook, Texas are taking it to a new level. They’ve become moms. Adopting. Together. Not one. Not two. How about six siblings?! Who would ever take in six young kids that officials were hoping they could keep together? These great women. That’s who. Are they crazy? They’ll be the first to tell you, absolutely. And they couldn’t be happier. They’re raising the kids they were meant to. Their kids.

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Could Thanksgiving This Year Be Any More Awkward?

This would appear to be some incredibly poor planning. Thanksgiving. There is no holiday I love more. The spirit of gratitude. The food. You, too, Dear Reader? You are days away from going to great effort to gather around an abundant table of food with your family. You might even spend a lot of money and time to get there. A lovely thought. And, Terrible timing. This year, at least. Who was the genius that scheduled Thanksgiving for the same

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Professor Insists Young Mom Bring Her Newborn Son With Her To Class

Having a newborn and going for your college degree. It doesn’t sound like an easy match. It certainly has its challenges. One college student, Sarah Thompson, started a math course at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, just days before she was due to give birth. Professor Josie Ryan wanted to do everything she could to support her student and keep her from dropping out. So a week before Sarah’s due date, Dr. Ryan told her to bring her baby

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Finding Happiness In A Can Of Soup

I am not alone in this. I realized the other day. Thoughts of what it means to be alone. What it means to be happy. A seemingly spontaneous conversation with one of my teens brought this back. The memory splashing so fresh as we stood in the kitchen. The same kitchen I stood in when I was always the one to call. Single. No kids. I could always pick up the phone. My friend was calling about her dad. This

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Faith Hill Turns Geeky Mom As She Takes Her Daughter To College

Yeah, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are old enough to have a daughter going off to college. Now that you feel old, get ready to smile. She didn’t share where her daughter, Maggie, is going to school, but Hill did post a video on her Instagram page showing a glimpse of the car ride to drop her daughter off. Together they’re jamming to Taylor Swift‘s song, “Bad Blood.” Day 1: #BadBlood singalong w/ Maggie on the way to college! @taylorswift

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Heart-Melting Reason Boy Asked Mom To Pack Two School Lunches

It wasn’t that big of a deal for Josette Duran to pack two school lunches. She started doing it when her son, Dylan, asked her to. She figured she had a growing boy who wanted more food. Until the day she asked him, “Are you not getting full?” That’s when Dylan shared the extra food wasn’t for him. It was for another boy at school who couldn’t afford to buy or bring lunch. When the other boy’s mother found out

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How A Fish Explained The Hardest Part About Parenting To Me

I’m in debt to a fish. The fish, who in 10 seconds, explained my parenting conundrum to me. Keep your expert books, parenting websites. I have clarity now. Thanks to the fish. You see, Dear Reader, my daughter is a senior in high school. We are in the season of looking at colleges. So much has changed since I went 10,000 years ago. These days, the kids put everything they want in a school and a software program spits out

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Grandson Orders Pizza To Check On Grandma After Hurricane Matthew

It’s hard to top this pizza story. A man in Nebraska was worried about his grandma in Florida when he hadn’t heard from her in a couple of days. 87-year-old Claire Olsen made it through Hurricane Matthew just fine in Palm Coast, Florida, but her phone line was out, meaning family around the country was unable to check on her. Leave it to her brilliant grandson to come up with genius way to check on her. He ordered a pizza

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