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Parents Are Sending Their Kids To School With Controversial “Lunch Box Cards”

When I was a child, I had to contend with the same threat from my parents every night. “Finish everything on your plate, or you don’t get any dessert.” But I loved dessert and didn’t always love what was on my plate. Parents still practice this dinner rule to encourage...

Mom Gives Birth To Beautiful Boy, Five Months Later Learns Her Baby Is Actually A Girl

When a couple first finds out that they have a new baby on the way, one of the most magical moments is finding out the gender of the baby. Over the years, couples have gotten more and more creative with how they find out the gender of their new baby....

Mom Left Her Daughter With Grandma. When She Came Back, Grandma Had An Invoice Waiting

Often there is no one better to watch a child – besides their own parents, of course – than the grandparents. Not only do grandparents get to do all the fun stuff with the little one, without all the annoying responsibilities of parenthood, but they also get to watch their...

When He Pulled This Out Of The Pool, I Vowed Never To Swim At His House Again

While hanging out in their backyard, a family in Florida noticed something strange. An uninvited guest had made its way into their property and was enjoying a refreshing dip in the family’s pool. So, who was this uninvited guest? It was a massive Florida alligator of course! As it so...

Single Mom Won Her Dream Home On “Extreme Makeover.” Now Her Family Is Being Evicted

As the economy began to crumble around her, Arlene Nickless had no idea what she was going to do. She was a single mom who needed help in order to get through the tough times. But then fortune struck. She was selected for a complete home makeover as part of...

This 36-Year-Old Woman Has Never Spoken. Today, She Communicated These 3 Words

For as long as she’s been alive, 36-year-old Pauline Worral from Kidderminster has not been able to speak. Because she has been severely disabled all her life, who was robbed of all speech and movement at the age of two, by Rett syndrome, her mother has never been able to...