The Most Inspiring Story About One Man’s Journey To The Boston Marathon

The Most Inspiring Story About One Man’s Journey To The Boston Marathon

Ever since Roger Wright was 7 years old, he had dreamed of running the Boston Marathon just like his father did in 1968. But in 2008, at 47 years old, Roger weighed over 276 lbs and could only run 10 yards without losing his breath. He set out on a quest to lose weight, get healthy, and run the(…)

Grieving Dad Copes With Tragedy By Offering ‘Stolen Moment’ To Another Child

Grieving Dad Copes With Tragedy By Offering ‘Stolen Moment’ To Another Child

When L.A. reporter Larry Carroll woke up April 4 and found that his 2-year-old daughter Savannah had died overnight in her crib, he struggled to cope with overwhelming grief. He went online and urged other parents to cherish every moment with their kids. Carroll had always tried to make the most of his time with(…)

Being Rich Isn’t Always What It Seems

Being Rich Isn’t Always What It Seems

Watch this short film about a son who learns the hard way about the good examples set by his father and what it truly means to be rich. ORIGINAL: YouTube Want more from The Mother List? Sign up here! ~

Tips Every College Grad Should Know On How To Get Hired

Tips Every College Grad Should Know On How To Get Hired

By Stephanie Broadhurst/The Mother List  As the American job market slowly recovers, many college students graduating next month won’t be walking off the podium with job offers. Young adults have been hit especially hard by the economic recovery. In 2012, 44 percent of recent college grads with a bachelor’s degree were underemployed or working jobs(…)

The Common Core Is Coming, Are You Ready?

The Common Core Is Coming, Are You Ready?

Are you familiar with the Common Core? It’s one of our biggest national reforms that’s being adopted behind closed doors. This documentary introduces the initiative and its effects on our children’s education. It is VERY eye-opening (and a little worrisome) to say the least. Find out more about the Common Core here: http://www.hslda.org/CommonCore ORIGINAL: YouTube Want(…)

This Parenting Manifesto Brought Us (and Oprah) To Tears

This Parenting Manifesto Brought Us (and Oprah) To Tears

Watch Dr. Brene Brown read her “Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto.” It is so inspiring Oprah couldn’t hold back her tears…and neither could we. The full manifesto is available in Dr. Brown’s book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead Download an 8×10 poster of the manifesto(…)