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Dad Said to Be ‘Content’ After Allegedly Killing His 3 Kids in the Most Heinous Way

Post by Jordyn Smith.   Last week, a California father was accused of murdering his three children in a heartbreaking domestic violence dispute that's left his community stunned. Now, chilling new details have emerged regarding what allegedly happened on that tragic day, including how the children died and what happened to their mother. Show More Summary

Father Arrested for the Murder of His 3 Children After Domestic Violence Dispute

Post by Jordyn Smith. Domestic violence is never an easy topic to discuss. Still, with the FBI estimating that violence will occur at some point in two-thirds of all marriages, it certainly cannot be ignored. In a heartbreaking caseShow More Summary

Boyfriend Charged With Murder After Missing Pregnant Teacher Is Found Dead

Post by Megan Zander. When a pregnant teacher went missing in Maryland last week, dozens of people showed up to help search for her as her family pleaded for her safe return. Sadly, the 31-year-old social studies teacher, Laura Wallen, was found dead, and her boyfriend, Tyler Tessier, has now been charged with the first-degree murder. Show More Summary

8-Year-Old Biracial Boy Nearly Hanged by Teenagers in Horrifying Attack

Post by Jordyn Smith. There is almost nothing more terrifying to a parent than the thought of our children being harmed or targeted for simply being who they are. That is exactly what one devastated family is dealing with after an 8-year-old boy was hanged from a tree by a group of teenagers in an attack that seems to be explicitly related to racism. Show More Summary

Dad Killed by Carjackers While Trying to Save His 2-Year-Old Daughter

Post by Jordyn Smith.   Senseless acts of violence happen every single day, often forcing regular people to step in and risk their own lives in defense of others. For parents, our willingness to risk everything for our children's safety is something we're always aware of, even if it puts us in extreme danger. Show More Summary

Mom Missing Since Hurricane Harvey Found Dead and Her Ex Was Arrested

Post by Megan Zander. In the midst of a natural disaster, a horror of a different kind was unfolding. A Texas mother of two went missing the day before Hurricane Harvey struck. Her body was found over the weekend and her ex-husband has been arrested for murder. Show More Summary

Woman Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma Because Moms Are Superheroes

Post by Megan Zander. You may think the tale of the night your baby was born is a wild one, but this new mom could likely give any birth story a run for its money. A woman from the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami delivered her own baby this weekend when Hurricane Irma's winds prevented rescue workers from coming to her aid. Show More Summary

How One Little Baby and His Mom Are Saving the Lives of Hundreds in Houston

Post by Lauren Levy. As many parents sit in the comfort of their own homes wondering what they would do if they lost everything in a hurricane, those who live in Houston, Texas, are dealing with that reality. With such a widespread need...Show More Summary

This Dying Great-Grandfather's Last Wish Will Make You Cry

Post by Genny Glassman. When someone passes away, all we want is closure that is equal to our memories of them. For Lindsay Marcy of Overland Park, Kansas, her grandfather Jim Gish was like a second father to her and her last moments with him were a true tribute to their life together. Show More Summary

Woman Snaps Viral Photo to Save the Life of a Dad She Met At Disney World

Post by Jordyn Smith. Random moments of kindness from strangers always make for amazing stories. Whether its someone comforting a mother through her child's supermarket breakdown or something else, hearing these stories always gives us plenty of hope and inspiration. Show More Summary

Houston Neighbors Form ‘Human Chain’ to Rescue Woman In Labor

Post by Jordyn Smith.   The effects of Hurricane Harvey are still being felt all over the country. Both by those directly impacted by the devastating storm and those feeling empathy for their fellow humans. In its wake, Harvey left us with countless instances of compassion, resilliance, and survival. Show More Summary

Missing Pregnant Woman Found Dead and Her Neighbors May Have Stolen Her Baby

Post by Ashley Austrew. Earlier this month, mom-to-be Savanna Greywind went missing from her North Dakota apartment at 8 months pregnant. After days of searching, authorities, her family, and the general public hoped for a happy ending. Show More Summary

Here's How to Help Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims ASAP

Post by Jordyn Smith. Natural disasters like the one caused by Hurricane Harvey this past weekend have a huge impact. Both on the lives of the people forced to endure them and on the rest of us, helplessly watching as the events play out. Show More Summary

New DNA Test on Bones in Natalee Holloway Case Gives Us Hope for Closure

Post by Lauren Levy. After Natalee Holloway's dad, Dave Holloway, recently announced that he and a private investigator discovered a new development in his missing daughter's case, the seemingly good news was met with controversy. Dave alleged that he and T.J. Show More Summary

Huge Break in Natalee Holloway's Disappearance Might Actually Be a Hoax

Post by Genny Glassman. In a moment that could have finally provided closure on one of the biggest unsolved crimes of the past decade, Dave Holloway and private investigator T.J. Ward made some pretty big claims regarding a new development...Show More Summary

12-Year-Old Killed After Texting Mom That Someone Was Knocking On the Door

Post by Kelly Bryant.   It's every parent's worst nightmare -- a 12-year-old Nashville girl at home alone was found murdered last week. Not long before relatives found her body, the tween had texted her mother to say someone was knocking...Show More Summary

Middle School Gym Teacher Accused of Having a Sexual Relationship With an 8th Grade Student

Post by Genny Glassman. There are few people parents trust more than their child's teacher, which is why it's so deeply disturbing when we find out an educator has used their authority to take advantage of a child. A Union County, Georgia middle school P.E. Show More Summary

Father Disowns White Supremacist Son in a Painfully Honest Open Letter

Post by Jeanne Sager. Photos of the events that unfolded at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend have rocked the world. But for one North Dakota dad, the photos were personal. Spotted among the marchers at the "Unite the Right" march at the University of Virginia was Pearce Tefft's son Peter. Show More Summary

Grieving 94-Year-Old Builds a Neighborhood Pool to Fill the Silence After Wife's Death

Post by Jordyn Smith. Most of us, especially parents, are almost always on a constant quest to get just a little bit of peace and quiet. From hiding out on the toilet to pretending to take long naps, we'll go to extremes if it means we can get a few minutes alone. Show More Summary

Mom Accused of Faking Son's Cancer to Scam People on GoFundMe

Post by Kelly Bryant. GoFundMe has become an invaluable resource for those who find themselves facing exorbitant costs related to healthcare, charity, enterprising ideas, and the like. In fact, the social fundraising platform has helped raise over $3 billion in giving. Show More Summary

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