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Kids

Recent Kids Stories

Jill Hardie

A holiday tradition helps an Ohio family remember what Christmas is really about.

by Jill Hardie
, North Canton, Ohio

Actress Nia Vardalos

Thanks to a Los Angeles billboard, the acclaimed actress and her husband have a daughter to call their own.

by Nia Vardalos
, Los Angeles, California

Sharon Hinck, Contributing Author Mornings with Jesus

A simple shift in perspective can help you turn your burdens to blessings.

by Sharon Hinck
, Bloomington, Minnesota

The giant Ronald McDonald balloon soars over the streets of Manhattan

Learn fascinating facts about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

by Ann Matturro Gault
, Verona, New Jersey

Devotional writer, Erin Keeley Marshall

There truly is something miraculous about attentively reading the Bible.

by Erin Keeley Marshall
, Rogers, Arkansas

An artist's rendering of Santa Claus filling stockings hung by the fireplace

A Guideposts editor explores the life and legacy of the man who gave us so many Yuletide traditions.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

Meghan Dempster and her son Terefe

A woman encounters a child who stole her heart a half a world away.

by Meghan Dempster
, Knoxville, Tennessee

Judy Reed and her brother Tim

Family harmony is restored when the holidays help two siblings put a lingering squabble behind them.

by Judy Reed
, Norfolk, Virginia

Picture of oil well festooned with colorful Christmas lights

Babysitting an oil well was about as far from a Norman Rockwell Christmas as she could imagine.

by Janice Brooks-Headrick
, Sevierville, Tennessee

Bruno Serato

In this video from CBS' "On the Road," a California restaurateur strives to feed homeless kids.


Mira Sorvino in her role as UN Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking

The Oscar-winning actress wants to end one of the world's greatest evils and she needs your help.

by Mira Sorvino
, Los Angeles, California

Here are two easy ways to boost your mood and feel more positive. All you need are pencil and paper.

by Amy Wong

Karen Shirk and her service dog, Piper, who is a Papillon. Photo by Jessica Noll

How a service dog named Ben helped a woman help others

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Donnie's son Iyal and his dog, Chancer

She had no idea how severe her adopted son's problems would be—or what form the answer to her prayers would take.

by Donnie Kanter Winokur
, Roswell, Georgia

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