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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Strangers Get Gifts From Commuters In Wonderful Christmas Kindness Experiment

Strangers get the gift of kindness in a wonderful Christmas experiment in a British shopping mall. It starts with a giant box in the middle of Grand Central in Birmingham, England. The sign above reads, “Free Presents.” Plenty of commuters are intrigued enough to pick up the phone. Much to their surprise, they find themselves talking to someone who sounds very much like Santa Claus, himself. That’s when the real fun and kindness begins. There are free presents, alright. With

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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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Chef Does Awesome Thing With Prize He Wins On Food Network Show

Chef John Conley knows what it is to run a winning restaurant. That’s what he does with Sala Brava in Flagstaff, Arizona. He also knows what it is to win on national television. He recently took home $16,000 from competing on Guy’s Grocery Games hosted by Guy Fieri. There’s always something that a small business owner can do with extra cash. From the moment he started competing on the show, John knew what he would do if he won. He

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Uber Offers Free Rides To Saudi Women Voting For First Time

Big shout out to Uber, the car transportation company, which is offering free rides to Saudi women voting for the first time in that country’s history. This is a huge day in Saudi Arabia. Stretch your mind to imagine a country where women have not been allowed to hold elective office or even vote. The wheels of change are churning. The scene in this video would’ve been unheard of not that long ago. There still is a lot of room

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Moving Company Moves Domestic Abuse Victims Quickly And For Free

A moving company that helps out victims of domestic abuse. Aaron Steed wouldn’t tell you this was in his original business plan for the company he started with his brother in high school. Meathead Movers was simply a couple of brothers making some money on the side while they went through school. It sure has grown! The company started in San Luis Obispo 18 years ago. They are now in four locations throughout California. The company is built on using

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Star Wars’ Harrison Ford Surprises Fans Over Skype

Harrison Ford wins for best surprise today. A bunch of unsuspecting fans thought they were getting a nice Skype call from Omaze.com. Omaze is an awesome company that auctions off “omazing” experiences for a $10 donation to charity. It’s like giving the regular guy a chance at a celebrity experience auction even if you don’t have a big fat wallet. Omaze teamed up with the Star Wars folks to come up with an out of this world experience. See how

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Failing Best Thing Ever Happened To These Losers

Failing is no fun. Just in case you’re wondering if it’s worth getting back up and trying again, I want to share this great piece by Today Show’s Craig Melvin. He features four people with big dreams who some would call losers. Watch this piece and see how they look at failure. I think it might inspire you to get back up and get going. Jackie Reed would have my vote for her next election. See the unusual way she

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Heroes Worked At Inland Regional Center Long Before Shooting

Can we please celebrate the real reason Inland Regional Center of San Bernardino should be in the news, should get our attention today, should be our focus? Amazing people have doing incredible work there for years. Kristin Metcalf tells The Washington Post that without the Inland Regional Center, she doesn’t know if her 11-year-old daughter would have ever learned to walk or talk. Since her birth, Metcalf has used the center’s services to help care for her disabled child. Kimie was born

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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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