Children

Raising children is no easy task. Children have a way of challenging our assumptions about ourselves and the world, while also brightening our days with the joy and satisfaction of shaping a young life around the values we hold most dear. Stories about children highlight the ways, both funny and profound, that kids affect our lives.

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

Bryan Ware started The Crayon Initiative in order to help children battling terrible illness find colorful ways to heal. 

Barry Watson in UP TVs "Date My Dad"

'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson on His New Family Show

Barry Watson is graduating from Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" to the role of single dad on UP TV's new comedy, "Date My Dad." 

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Dad Braiding Classes

Dad Braiding Is Helping Fathers Bond with Their Daughters

This hair salon is offering braiding classes for dads who want to find new ways to connect with their daughters. 

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

This pregnant elementary school teacher didn't let going into labor stop her from doing her job. 

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A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

Never giving up on a wayward son yields a joyous outcome.

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Julie Andrews in "Julies Greenroom"

Julie Andrews Is Teaming up with Muppets to Teach Kids about the Arts

The Academy Award winning actress is bringing a love of the arts to the next generation with “Julie’s Greenroom.” 

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This Summer Camp Helps Kids Deal with Grief

This Summer Camp Helps Kids Deal with Grief

Experience Camps is helping children heal after loss by connecting them with the great outdoors. 

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How to help your kid start his day off on a positive note.

6 Ways to Start Your Day Off Right

A positive day begins with a self-affirming ritual. Here are some suggestions.

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Mercy Me

Bart Millard Opens up about His Experience with Chronic Illness

In MercyMe's hit, "Even If," the frontman explores the struggles and doubt he's faced caring for a child with diabetes.

Onion-Skin Easter Eggs

Onion-Skin Easter Eggs

This favorite family project uses ingredients you probably already have.

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Lucas and Lisa Wasinger pose with their Minecraft quilt

The Minecraft Quilt that Brought a Mother and Son Closer

To strengthen her bond with her son, Lisa Wasinger created a Minecraft quilt that combined her love of quilting and his enthusiasm for online gaming.

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father playing with son at home on spring break

5 Cheap Ways to Entertain Your Kids on Spring Break

Make a week out of school more than just watching TV with these fun ideas for bonding with your kids.

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How chocolate can stop an argument.

The Chocolate Solution to Arguments

A mom comes up with something far sweeter than retorts when her kids bicker.

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