Single Dad And Daughter Bond Over Braiding Hair

Braiding hair probably is not at the top of most dad’s “To Do” list. Yet, it’s a skill that became increasingly important to Phil Morgese of Daytona Beach, Florida. He tells CBS News that he was good at the guy stuff, but wanted to be able to create a style that pleased his young daughter, Emma. It game them a great way to bond and now Morgese is teaching other dads how to do the same. This story is dedicated

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Teen Carries His Brother On His Back For Over 100 Miles

It’s something to see as Hunter Grandee carries his brother on his back. It’s nothing new to these brothers. Ever since Braden was little and diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Hunter has carried his brother on his back. It’s just how they like to get around. Recently, they’ve taken their brotherly transportation to the next level. Last month, the brothers took on a 111-mile walk to raise awareness about CP. They went from Ann Arbor to Lansing, Michigan. It’s an incredible

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Foster Kids Celebrate Their Adoptions On Instagram

You’ll be hard-pressed to find something more heartwarming today than foster kids celebrating their adoptions. I stumbled across a wonderful Instagram feed called Together We Rise that features awesome images of these wonderful kids. One shot shows how many days they’ve been in foster care. The next announces the completion of their adoption. Maybe they’d like a family tree builder someday? To understand their past? As someone who adopted an older kid, these posts just make my heart sing. Our

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Divorced Couple Become Successful Business Partners

Ken and Wanda Bass are one divorced couple worth paying attention to. They’ve become successful business partners long after their marriage ended. They did it by creating something they found they needed themselves— Greeting cards exes can give to each other. These two have been in each other’s lives a long time. They became a couple in 2002, we’re married 15 years and had two sons together before they divorced. Even though their marriage didn’t work out, they respected each

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Father Surprises Army Son As Pilot Of Flight Home From Deployment

Captain Mario Lopes is an awesome dad who sure knows how to turn the tables. He also knows how to fly planes. He’s made a career as an airline pilot, the last 27-years he’s been flying for United Airlines. He made the most important flight of his life this month, as he managed to fly the plane that was bringing his son home from deployment in Kuwait. ABC News reports First Lt. Mario Lopes was due to come back from

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Dad Takes Toddler Daughter Surfing On His Back

  Here’s an adorable video I found on the I Love Surfing Facebook page. There’s not a lot of information. The caption just says, “What happens when it’s mom’s day off and your dad is a kick ass surfer!” I know all the hyper-safety nuts will go nuts. Where’s the little girl’s floaties? What if she falls off? Seems like dad and daughter have this one down. I know my brother, sister and I learned to swim in the ocean

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Musical Theatre Lovers Create Incredible “Opening Number” To Their Wedding

Just when I thought I’d seen every kind of viral wedding video, I come across this wedding’s opening number. I don’t know these people. Just came across the video the bride’s brother-in-law posted on Facebook which was shared by someone else. I’ve been able to piece together that the bride is Amy Lieberman. The groom is Keith Andrews. They love musical theatre and knew that a simple walk down an aisle wasn’t going to do it for them. Who wrote

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Innocent Man Befriends Crooked Cop Who Framed Him

An innocent man, an incredible man, a magnificent man has me thinking today. Thinking. Searching. Wondering. Do I have a drop of the magnificence he does when it comes to forgiveness? I’m pretty sure not. And yet, I’m still so inspired by this story. Caught my breath more than once as I watched it. Dropped more than a few tears, as well. I hope you’re as moved. And inspired. Here’s another wonderfully told story from CBS News’ Steve Hartman. For

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Cutie Actor Chris Pratt Teaches His Son To Fish In Adorable Video

As if you needed more reason to have a crush on actor Chris Pratt. You know him from “Parks and Recreation,” In real life he’s married to hilarious actress Anna Faris and together they have a three-year-old little boy, named Jack. Clearly, one of Chris’ favorite roles is being a dad. He posted this adorable video to his Instagram account where he’s teaching his on to fish. The video and the caption together make my heart melt. How about you?

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Daughter Has Most Amazing Way To Thank Stepdad For All His Sacrifices

Kristin Russell knows one thing–her stepdad is awesome. She wrote on YouTube: “My first memories of him are playing barbies with me and reading to me. He coached every softball team I was on and came to every Karate tournament. He never had to do any of that. He gave up this awesome car to spend the money on marrying my mom. I saved up some money from my deployment and have been trying to figure out for a few years

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