Babysitting can be a challenging and rewarding experience, but sometimes it can also be overwhelming and stressful. That’s what a 17-year-old girl felt when she was expected to take care of her nephews during a family trip to Disneyland. She decided to opt out of the vacation by pretending to lose her passport at the airport, and then enjoyed a week of peace and quiet at home. She shared her story on Reddit, seeking the public’s opinion on whether she made a smart or selfish choice for her well-being.
Pop icon Madonna’s twin daughters, Stella and Estere, recently marked a significant milestone as they graduated from elementary school. The superstar proudly shared a sweet photo capturing the duo adorned in their elegant caps and gowns, celebrating their accomplishment.
If you were asked what your parents did for your future when you were a child, you would probably recall several stories. Adults usually work hard to secure the future of their children. Some of our readers have shared their tender stories in which Mom and Dad are superheroes without capes.
Many people decide to go to college right after graduating from high school, while others might take a gap year, or find some other pursuit. But learning is a life-long journey, and Hazel Feldman’s story only proves that. Feldman had planned to get a college degree for most of her adult life, and finally in her late nineties she was one of the fresh graduates.
In an awe-inspiring twist of fate, a mom gave birth to identical triplet daughters, and little did she know that one day her beloved daughters would be working alongside her. The three daughters chose the same career path as their momma, and their story showcases the power of genetics, passion, and a strong family bond.
NICU nurse Katrina Mullen discovered that finding a home for a 14-year-old mother who had just delivered triplets would be impossible. This woman made a life-saving decision, and her story has now gone viral, leaving thousands of people in awe. Let’s learn more about her and the wonderful thing she did for a young, desperate mom.
Everything is possible when you dream big. Despite being mocked for his job selling balloons, Eduardo Chamé proudly announced his graduation as an accountant, which he achieved through his earnings from balloon sales.
Michael, 78, and Catherine, 53, are extremely proud of their daughter Carys. And to mark her 20th birthday, each of the Hollywood stars has posted a moving message on their Instagram as a tribute to their youngest child.
People can form unique ties with one another, and these bonds may even endure for a whole lifetime. However, there is one that cannot be broken or matched by anyone: the bond between siblings. The invisible line that connects siblings is one-of-a-kind and irreplaceable, and the subjects of today’s piece are a perfect example of this. Nothing compares to the nobility of this brother’s sacrifice of his career for the sake of his sister’s future.
Sometimes it can be painful to see your child struggle with things that may keep them from reaching their ultimate best, but it’s not always true that disabilities are a barrier. Research shows that most kids with autism do really well by the time they reach mid-childhood. It’s important to give your child comfort and approval instead of saying that they have unusual habits. That way, they can grow accordingly and achieve success just as any other kid would.
Time passes so quickly nowadays that it feels like it was just yesterday that you graduated from high school. And life feels completely different when you have a puppy that was there for you during all these years. Today, we have Ruger, a puppy who made it all the way to his buddy’s graduation day. “No matter what grade I was in, I always have memories of coming home and getting greeted by Ruger at the door,” Ryan, Ruger’s owner, says.
Surprisingly, there is more than one type of tear, there are actually 3: basal, irritant, and emotional. The latter contains more stress hormones and natural painkillers than any other tears. Crying can help you fight bacteria, so next time someone catches you crying, just let them know you’re on a 1:1 match with a team of microorganisms.Seeing the positive in every situation is something Bright Side believes in, and we found 15 stories that touched our hearts in all the right ways.
It has been proven that about 32% of young adults still opt to live at home with their parents after graduation. This might be very handy for some since you have a forever-home, food, and a somewhat carefree life. However, for some, living with their parents might cause problems. This is exactly what today’s story brings: problems within the family.
This British rocker is known for a number of things, but being a family man is certainly not one of them. His numerous romantic relationships and two marriages resulted in him being the father of eight children, ranging from 5 to 51-years-old. Although it seems like he’s enjoying being a father and grandfather now, that was not always the case. Jagger has long been estranged from his oldest daughter, but an unexpected turn of events brought them close together, straightening their bond like never before.
Current trends change so fast that it’s difficult for celebrities to keep the hearts of their fans for a long time. For example, while one generation couldn’t get enough of ’80s stars, younger people have completely different idols. But there are a few sweethearts who seem to be able to live up to their reputations, and their fans seem to continue to grow year after year.
No matter what crazy things our animals do, we can’t help but fall in love with their pure souls and weird habits. Sometimes they act like humans, and other times it seems like they’re even more human than us. From taking care of an abandoned egg to graduating from kindergarten, there are 1,001 reasons why animals are the best.
Our lives consist of ups and downs. We can’t escape feeling sad sometimes, and when that happens, memories of the precious moments in which we felt the happiest are the best remedy. For some people, it can be remembering their wedding or their child being born, and for others, it could be a past graduation from a university or seeing the ocean for the first time.
When we are children, we don’t have a very complete perception of what is going on around us, especially with our parents. We tend to call them “dad” or “mom” and think that those are their names, and we are not even entirely clear about what they do for a living. This also happens with the children of celebrities, who, when they find out how famous their parents are, are usually very surprised.
Over a workday, it’s good to refill your energy with a break and some uplifting news. From an 87-year-old grandma turned model to the inspiring journey of an Olympic athlete, the internet is full of content that’s nothing short of endearing. Get ready to smile from cheek to cheek!
Meeting your grandchild for the very first time, graduating from university with the unconditional support of your grandparents, or adopting a pet, are little snippets that prove family holds a special place in our hearts. Family is what some of us call our “safe place” and where we get to understand firsthand what caring for one another really means.
We tend to perceive celebrities as stars in the sky — it’s extremely hard to reach them, not to mention come into contact with them. Turns out, there are actually quite a few people who were lucky enough to meet famous people in the flesh. What’s more, the celebrities they met appeared to be very simple and down-to-earth people, just like you and us.
True happiness isn’t a feeling, it’s a doing. When people decide to give their goal everything they’ve got, that’s when real joy happens. From moving to a new home and overcoming depressive thoughts to graduating and achieving way bigger goals — step-by-step people build their own well-being.
We all have our ups and downs and at the very end, we all learn something new about ourselves. You might become a parent after many years and finally feel the delight of parenting, or your friend might send you a fluffy kitty just to lift up your mood knowing that you’re going through something. It is truly hard to even imagine what the people in this article went through, but here they are, happy as ever.
Money certainly cannot buy family, love, or friendship. However, it can buy the appearance of these things. Ishii Yuichi, a man from Japan, came up with the idea for people to hire actors to play the roles of a husband, wife, or parent. Yuichi has also joined this “real-life” stage and now has more than 100 “wives” and many kids — and some of them are sure that he’s their real father.
Photos keep our memories safe and every time we look at them we can immerse ourselves in the moments that have been captured in them. They can also help us to understand what’s really important in this world. And it doesn’t matter whether these photos are from your personal album or belong to somebody else. Their messages, feelings, and emotions can be perceived in one glance.
Fatherhood is just as tough as motherhood. Though, dads don’t lose heart and, together with moms, do an amazing job in the whole upbringing process. They protect and support their little ones from the very first day, watch them grow, bloom, and graduate — sometimes they even can’t hold back the tears of love and joy. And we can’t hold back our smiles of tenderness!
Inspiration is a motivational state that moves people to bring their ideas and desires to fruition. Undoubtedly, other people’s success stories are among the most potent motivators out there. This moving collection of pictures features real people from different backgrounds and parts of the world overcoming personal obstacles to reach their goals.
Parents are willing to do anything for their kids. But sometimes kids don’t ever have a chance to really say thank you. What kids don’t always realize is that becoming decent, caring people is the best way to show their gratitude.