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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Brothers Rescue Bald Eagle; Take Epic Selfie

One grateful bald eagle created a memory two Canadian brothers will never forget. Michael and Neil Fletcher tell ABC News they were on a hunting trip in Dowling, Canada when they came upon a bald eagle caught in a trap. As they approached the trap, they could see the eagles talon was caught in the metal snare. Not surprisingly, the frightened bird was too freaked out to let the brothers get close. After a few attempts, foiled by the bird’s

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Teacher Begins Each Class With 10 Minutes of Kindness

Kindness. It’s what makes teacher Chris Ulmer tick. It’s what he’s teaching his students. Ulmer tells the Today Show that he spends the first 10 minutes of every class addressing each student individually to tell them how special they are. Ulmer teaches a special education class with eight students at Mainspring Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. He really stresses the “special” in special education. He makes sure each of his students hear they are a great student, they are funny, they

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Chickens Keeping Warm In Style! Woman Knits Chicken Sweaters

Chicken sweaters! Thanks to everyone who sent me this video over the weekend. And it was a big chicken weekend around here. Three new ladies were “re-homed” to join our backyard flock. I heard from my local “Fowl Friends” chicken group that these three lovelies could use a new home. They belonged to a family who lost their wife and mom last year and it was just too much to take care of them. “Bring’em on down!” I said. Not

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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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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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Widower of Paris Shooting Victim’s Defiant Message To ISIS: “Our Son Will Insult You With His Happiness & Freedom Every Day”

    The husband of a woman killed by terrorists Friday night in Paris is fighting back in the most incredible way—by denying the scum that killed his wife the gift of his hatred. Antoine Leiris has written an open letter to the terrorists on his Facebook page. He talks about his wife, Helene Muyal-Leiris. She was 30-years-old, the love of his life, the mother of their one-year-old son.  She was killed during the attack on the Bataclan concert hall.

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Stranger Teaches Younger Man To Tie A Tie

It is such a simple act of kindess. And it’s going viral. It happened Sunday on a bench in Atlanta while strangers were waiting for a MARTA subway train to arrive. That’s where an older woman spotted a young man struggling to figure out how to tie his tie. The Daily Mail reports the woman walked over and asked the young man if he knew how to tie a tie properly? He replied, “No ma’m.” The woman walked over to

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