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Recent Kids Stories

Motivational stories: His friends gave him hope

He got bullied because of his disabilities—but there were two people who knew he could succeed.

by Brock Hibbs
, Weatherford, Texas

tomatoes in a heart-shaped bowl

This fruit always reminded me of Dad, but I didn't want any after he passed away.

by Joyce Noto
, Gray, Tennessee

Sonia Lopatukhin

An outgoing woman tries to reach out to her frosty neighbors.

by Sonia Lopatukhin
, Boynton Beach, Florida

Lance the Super Dog

The inspiring story of a disabled dog whose zest for life can lift the spirits of everyone around him.

by Claudia Stinchi
, Miami, Florida

Kimmie Newton and her family

One mother, seven children and a tornado—one of those real life stories that shows how faith can help you stay strong.

by Kimmie Newton
, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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

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