13 Children of Fallen 9/11 Firefighters Are Joining The NYFD

Fallen 9/11 firefighters live on through their remarkable children. The legacies of several fallen 9/11 firefighters live on. 13 new firefighters for the New York Fire Department have firefighting in their blood. They have a connection to the work and the department unlike any other. 13 grown children of fallen 9/11 firefighters are set to join the department. A New Generation of Heroes The New York Post reports the current FDNY Academy class includes 13 members whose firefighter fathers were

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How One Large Public High School Is Going Phone-Free For Entire School Year

How do you get high school kids to go phone-free for entire school day, everyday? San Mateo High School is going phone-free starting with this school year. It is the largest public high school in the US to make this move. How do you get high school students to loosen their cement clasp around their phones? It is the heart of Silicon Valley, so you go with some new technology. KGO-TV reports the school will be using something called a

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CNBC Anchors Share Best Money Advice From Dad

Money advice from dad must’ve sunk in for these CNBC anchors to have such successful careers Did you get great money advice from your dad? I’m a bit late in posting this since Father’s Day was last month, but I think it’s a good segment. CNBC asked some of their anchors “What is the best money advice your dad ever gave you?” The tips cover quite a range. ‘Always have mad money’ CNBC Personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson says her

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New Dad Meteorologist Tom Meiners Overcomes Missing Babysitter. Brings Baby Daughter To Work

New Dad Meteorologist Tom Meiners found himself in a tough spot last week. One that all sorts of parents can relate to. The babysitter didn’t show. What’s a parent to do? Took some quick thinking It’s not like he could call in late when he was expected to be live on the air delivering weather forecasts for WBBJ in Jacksonville, Tennessee. Way to rally, new Dad! Way to multi-task! He doesn’t seem to miss a beat–cradling his daughter’s head, responding

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Tear-Inducing Surprise For Mom Who Skipped Her Own College Graduation To Be At Her Son’s Ceremony

What would one mom do when her college graduation fell on same day as her son’s? Sharonda Wilson waited a long time to make it to her college graduation. So long, in fact, that her college graduation ceremony was scheduled to happen the same day as the ceremony for her son, Stephan. That sounds like such an incredible accomplishment to share. There was only one problem. Sharonda was graduating from Ferris State University and Stephan was graduating from Central Michigan.

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The Wonderful Place Dad Tiger Woods Wants To Wear His Latest Masters Green Jacket

There are two special reasons this Green Jacket means so much to Tiger Woods. Tiger Woods knows the rules with winning the green jacket at Augusta National. His inspiring victory Sunday was, after all, his fifth championship at the world famous tournament. So, he knows the deal. Winners keep their jacket for the first year after their first victory, then return it to the club to wear whenever they visit. Only the reigning champion is allowed to take his green

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TODAY Show Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts Second Daughter. Gives Her Beautiful Name

Hoda Kotb is building her beautiful family through adoption. TODAY Show anchor Hoda Kotb shocked even her co-hosts this morning with her big news. She has adopted a second daughter! Newborn Hope Catherine Kotb joins Hoda, her partner Joel Schiffman and big sister Hailey, 2. Here is how they broke the big story on the TODAY show. Kotb explained that her new daughter’s middle name, Catherine, is named after her best friend’s daughter. The two came to visit New York

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Tiger’s Huge Masters Win Has Big Consequences For These Expectant Parents

Why was this soon-to-be dad was cheering so hard for Tiger’s huge Master’s win Millions of fans around the world were cheering hard for Tiger’s huge Masters win on Sunday. No one was cheering harder than Trey Little of Dallas, Texas. Trey and his fiancee, Denise Coleman, are expecting their first child in September. In the days leading up to the Masters in Augusta, GA, when few people thought Tiger Woods had a shot at winning his fifth green jacket,

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Flight Attendant Gets Fussy Baby To Blow Kisses And Help With Pre-Takeoff Routine

Young mom gets a break watching her fussy baby transform into crowd pleaser Savannah Blum knows she doesn’t always have a fussy baby. Her Facebook photos feature plenty of snaps of her happy 19-month-old daughter, Brittan, smiling away. But a recent trip to visit family in Texas stretched longer than mom had planned on. They needed to switch planes in Las Vegas to get home to Reno. Baby Brittan was starting to have enough. That’s when one of the Southwest

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13-Year-Old Trades In Xbox & Does Odd Jobs To Buy Single Mom A Car

William Preston says he wanted to help out single mom during a tough time Kids today! That’s what single mom Krystal Preston is saying about her son. That’s what you might be saying with a different meaning once you hear William Preston’s story. The 13-year-old boy lives in Fernley, Nevada with his mom and two siblings. The family has been going through a tough time. As the oldest kid, Will tries to do what he can to help out. He

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