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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Kids’ Tough Choice-A Gift For Them Or Their Parents?

Would a kid pick a gift for themselves or give it up to get one for their mom and dad? Talk about an almost impossible choice! And I’m not talking just any present. These kids were first asked, “What would be your dream gift?” And then, “What would it be for your mom or dad?” Both where placed in front of them. And then, the dreaded question: “You can only take one home. So, what is it going to be,

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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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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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Boy Braves Hiccups To Perform Entire National Anthem

Talk about a classic, “Why now?” moment! Hiccups! What a huge honor for 7-year-old Ethan Hall to get to sing the Australian national anthem before a recent baseball game between the Adelaide Bite and the Brisbane Bandits. Right before he starts to sing, poor Ethan gets a terrible case of the hiccups! So what does this sweet precious boy do? He keeps singing! Even has he appears to hiccup through every line. Even as the players, coaches and the crowd

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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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Mystery Teen Suprises Mom And Toddler With Kind Deed At Target

Young mom Megan Shufflebarger says her heart is about to explode. She shares an encounter that led to a kind deed at her local Target Store in Lafayette, Indiana on her Facebook page. She wasn’t expecting anything special as she helped her little girl, Kinley, go up and down the aisles making a wish list for her upcoming birthday. Megan writes: “My heart is about to explode. We were in target tonight and this younger couple was walking thru the

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Great Dane Helps Little Girl Walk For The First Time

11-year-old Bella Burton has been overcoming obstacles all her life. Bella was born with Morquio Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that attacks her bones.  It means most of her life she has been using crutches or using a wheelchair. Then, this year, along comes, George The Great Dane. ABC News says George the Great Dane a service dog for Bella. A walking aid. A friend. Their bond is something wonderful to watch. [iframe id=”http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=34980708″ align=”left”]

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So Much For The Football Coach Who Wanted Only Sons

Gregg Farnatti is an old time football coach in West Blocton, Alabama. And as such, always dreamed of having a son. A boy he could share football with. A boy who he could coach on his team. How’s that saying go? You make plans; God laughs. The plan for Gregg turned out to be to have daughters. Two of them. That big dream about having sons? See how the coach’s daughters have melted his heart and changed his mind. [iframe

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How One Little Girl’s Faith Turned A Runt Horse Into A Champion

Like a lot of little girls, 11-year-old Breana Carsey dreamed of having a horse. That was just the beginning. She wanted one who could turn into a champion. She even drew pictures with her vision. Her parents gave into the horse idea, getting what they could afford, a runt from far from elite breeding stock. What Breana’s colt might’ve lacked in champion DNA, he made up for with the faith of this little girl. Here’s a wonderful story from CBS’ Steve

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