5 Lessons I Learned From Being a Surrogate

5 Lessons I Learned From Being a Surrogate

By Liz Henry Two and a half years ago I began a journey that would change my family for the better. I committed to being a surrogate. I met a family whose lives my own family would change. I set down a path into the unknown, but hopeful, world of fertility. I carried and delivered two healthy boys(…)

10 Tips for Managing Food Allergies in the School Setting

10 Tips for Managing Food Allergies in the School Setting

ORIGINAL: YouTube This is a very helpful video offering an understanding of food allergies and guidance for managing them in the school setting. The keys to a successful food allergy management plan are: 1) Students with food allergies should have equal access and opportunity to learn. 2) Leadership and teamwork are essential for successfully managing(…)

8 Best Tips for Moms of Kindergartners from Seasoned School Moms

8 Best Tips for Moms of Kindergartners from Seasoned School Moms

By Vicki Little At our elementary school, we have a boo-hoo/woo-hoo tea for the kindergarten parents each year. The first year I was involved I was very confused, but it quickly became clear. There were some moms there (like me) that were sitting in a chair sobbing that our baby was in school now. Others(…)

5 Easy Tips for a Smoother Morning

5 Easy Tips for a Smoother Morning

Back to School: Tips for a Smoother Morning from Jackie Insinger on Vimeo. It’s back to school time, which means getting our morning routines back in order. Parenting expert Jackie Insinger offers some great strategies for getting the kids ready for school and out the door in a timely (and peaceful) way. To learn more about(…)

Doctors Said He Would Never Walk…But They Couldn’t Have Been More Wrong.

Doctors Said He Would Never Walk…But They Couldn’t Have Been More Wrong.

ORIGINAL: YouTube Ben Jackson was born with Cerebral Palsy, but he didn’t want that to define him. So he pushed himself to make his high school wrestling team. In college, wrestling wasn’t an option, so he took on competitive weightlifting. He’s now striving to compete at the international level. What an amazing athlete and a(…)

Against All Odds This High School Football Player Does Something Incredible

Against All Odds This High School Football Player Does Something Incredible

“The Game-Winner:” Anthony Starego’s Story from FADE IN: Creative on Vimeo. Anthony was diagnosed with Autism at a very young age. By the time he was 3 years old he had already been through 11 foster homes and was labeled “unadoptable.” Ray and Reylene Starego didn’t accept this label and took a chance on Anthony.(…)

This Inspiring Speech Teaches Us One Very Important Thing

This Inspiring Speech Teaches Us One Very Important Thing

ORIGINAL: YouTube Watch ESPN’s Stuart Scott give an inspiring speech at the 2014 ESPY awards. He’s been battling cancer for 7 years and continues to fight. He shares his emotional battle and reminds us to never give up. We started tearing up at about 13 minutes when he talks about the best thing he’s ever(…)