Son

Amy and her son Spencer. 'I had to learn to let go and let God'
Family Caregiving

Following Her Son's Stroke, Could She 'Let Go and Let God'?

Prayer, and a new-found faith, helped her through his long recovery. 

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Shawnelle with her sons (from left), Gabriel, Samuel, Isaiah, Grant and Logan
Teenagers

How Her Sons Taught Her To Embrace Change

Accepting that her five sons were growing up was hard for this mom. Her kids helped her let go with grace.

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Power outage in New York
Adult Children

God’s Grace in a New York City Blackout

A mom sends up a prayer of thanks when her son gets home safely.

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo XI
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Classics: Neil Armstrong's Mother on Her Son's Love of Flying

In this Guideposts story from February 1970, Mrs. Stephen Armstrong shares how her son's faith helped her accept his decision to fly.

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Robert and Son Vo today.
Blended Families

How This Veteran Discovered the Son He Left in Vietnam

Decades after the war, this veteran took a DNA test that forever changed his life. 

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Robert Nore (right) and his son Son Vo
Family

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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The Today Show's Al Roker with his son, Nick
Special Needs Children

Al Roker on How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Inspires Him

The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.

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Joe and his dad, Jack
Family

Guideposts Classics: Joe Buck on His Hero, His Father

In this story from November 2003, sports announcer Joe Buck recalls how a shared love of baseball allowed him to grow closer to his father, Hall of Fame baseball announcer Jack Buck, in Jack's final years.

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Nyon Smith
Adult Children

Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew

Nyon Smith shares how, on becoming a parent himself, he became closer to his own father, who tended to be career-focused when Nyon was growing up, and learned lessons on parenting from his dad.

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Susan Salomone and husband, Steve
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction Claimed Her Son's Life, But Not His Story

Susan Salomone uses what happened to her son to help end the stigma associated with addiction

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