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Recent Kids Stories

Inspiring story of Jonas Brothers mom

Everyone knows the Jonas Brothers. Now meet their mom, Denise, who shares some tips on how to raise happy kids in this inspiring story.

by Denise Jonas
, Dallas, Texas

Morel growing in a flower garden

Mother loved foraging for mushrooms, but this spring she was too ill to go.

by Sandra Fischer
, Kendallville, Indiana

Nolan Ryan's inspiring story of baseball success

The inspiring story behind this baseball Hall of Famer’s winning ways

by Tim Wendel

Instill hope and faith in your children

Today, faith is something our kids really need. Try these 5 tips for showing them what it means.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

An artist's rendering of young Roberta at the piano

When her family couldn't make it to her piano recital, she felt so alone. Then God sent her an earth angel to comfort her fears.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Friends for life: Stephanie, Micah and Patch

We thought there would be plenty of kids in the new neighborhood. But all we seemed to find were strays.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

You can use positive thinking to help your kids cope with tragedy.

How to approach the subject of natural disasters and terrorism with your kids.

by Alina Larson

Marine finds faith after one of his men dies

After one of his men dies, a Marine struggles to go on, until he realizes holding on to hope is possible, even at war in Iraq.

by Donovan Campbell
, Dallas, Texas

Illustration of a child making a valentine.

Though this earth angel was only five, she taught him the meaning of love.

by Ken Rokusek
, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Angels on earth in the backseat

Getting my little angels ready for Bible class was tough, but a song set me straight.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

Depressed mom finds faith in Johns Hopkins statue

Struggling with bipolar disorder, I opened the doors at Johns Hopkins to see a statue that still gives me hope to this day.

by Therese Borchard
, Annapolis, Maryland

Kathryn Slattery

Her children off to college, Kitty Slattery tells her inspiring story of embracing a new life.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

Heavenly angel sends sign with hymnal

For the life of me, I couldn't remember where that hymnal had come from... a heavenly angel?

by Mae Cannon
, Blanchard, Idaho

Pasta recipes: Robin Miller's Lasagna Rolls

This ain't your average pasta recipe. The kids—and your wallet—will love this new twist.

by Robin Miller
, Scottsdale, Arizona

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