The Heartwarming, Seven-Decade Love Story of Preble and Isabell Staver

This post was originally published on this site In an age of fleeting relationships and no-commitment “dating” apps, hearing a true love story is like a big breath of fresh air. Preble Staver was born on October 17, 1921 and Isabell Whitney on October 31 of the same year. While the future lovebirds were studying … Read moreThe Heartwarming, Seven-Decade Love Story of Preble and Isabell Staver

6 Reasons December Babies Are Special, According to Science

This post was originally published on this site We have no control over our birth month. But of the twelve months, if you were born in December, science is on your side. Whether you’re supposed to give birth to a December baby or you are a December baby, we’ve got some good news. December babies … Read more6 Reasons December Babies Are Special, According to Science

Why Parents Should Spend Less Money on Toys and Take More Family Vacations

This post was originally published on this site Halloween has passed; you survived Thanksgiving, and now… Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! And with that, so is a lot of spending. Every single year, families will spend – and, for some, arguably waste – hundreds or thousands of dollars on toys. It doesn’t help that … Read moreWhy Parents Should Spend Less Money on Toys and Take More Family Vacations

School ‘Accidentally’ Serves Preschool Students Pine-Sol Instead of Apple Juice

This post was originally published on this site This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed the pros and cons of daycare and preschools. Remember Nursery Fields Forever, the amazing preschool that teaches kids how to grow their own food? How about the North Carolina daycare that taped a young girl’s shoes to her feet, cutting … Read moreSchool ‘Accidentally’ Serves Preschool Students Pine-Sol Instead of Apple Juice

Dog the Bounty Hunter Addresses Wife Beth Chapman’s Cancer Diagnosis

This post was originally published on this site If you’re familiar with American reality television, then you are no stranger to Dog the Bounty Hunter. For those of you who are unfamiliar, it was a series that followed Duane “Dog” Chapman, his wife Beth, and the rest of his bounty hunting crew on various jobs. … Read moreDog the Bounty Hunter Addresses Wife Beth Chapman’s Cancer Diagnosis

Nail Clubbing: How One Woman’s Lung Cancer Was Diagnosed with Her Nails

This post was originally published on this site The pros and cons of social media will forever be debated. On one side, there are people who always highlight the negative effects of social media, from stress to anxiety to depression. However, it’s impossible to ignore the positive sides of social media – one of which … Read moreNail Clubbing: How One Woman’s Lung Cancer Was Diagnosed with Her Nails

Plantar Warts: Why You Should Never Shower Barefoot in Gym Showers

This post was originally published on this site Do you remember having to wear those silly looking water shoes growing up? Parents or grandparents would always warn that it was because community splash pads or public pools are filled with germs. Well, today we’re adding another place to that list. In April 2017, an anonymous … Read morePlantar Warts: Why You Should Never Shower Barefoot in Gym Showers

Gifted Children: 23 Signs That You Have a Child Who Is Gifted

This post was originally published on this site What comes to mind when you think of intelligence? Some may think book smarts, some may think street smarts, and others will argue it’s a combination of both. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “intelligence” as the: (1) ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or … Read moreGifted Children: 23 Signs That You Have a Child Who Is Gifted

How Jono Lancaster Embraced Treacher Collins Syndrome and Is Inspiring Others

This post was originally published on this site Every child deserves to be loved. Deep down, every one of them wants to surround themselves with family and friends. We don’t want to feel rejected or alone in the world. That very belief is exactly what shocks us when we hear about people like Jono Lancaster. … Read moreHow Jono Lancaster Embraced Treacher Collins Syndrome and Is Inspiring Others

Grandfather Pens Powerful Open Letter to His Grandkids About Childhood

This post was originally published on this site There is something about grandparents’ wisdom that speaks volumes. You can be a wide-eyed grandchild or a jaded adult – grandparents can cut through anything with their life experience and truths. That’s why The Hearty Soul has posted many articles sharing the wisdom of people with lifetimes … Read moreGrandfather Pens Powerful Open Letter to His Grandkids About Childhood

Watch: Mother Shaves Daughter’s Head After She Bullies Girl with Cancer

This post was originally published on this site Early on in life, most people learn – directly or indirectly – that bullying can affect everyone. Whether someone is the victim of bullying, the person bullying or a bystander, everyone plays a part. Depending on your upbringing, the consequences of bullying vary. Some parents will sit … Read moreWatch: Mother Shaves Daughter’s Head After She Bullies Girl with Cancer

Bride Reads Cheating Fiancé’s Text Messages Instead of Vows at Their Wedding

This post was originally published on this site Imagine… After months of planning, endless consultations, drowning in details about color schemes and décor, all the fittings to make sure the wedding dress fits perfectly… that it was all for nothing. Every now and then, you hear wedding day horror stories about a bride or groom … Read moreBride Reads Cheating Fiancé’s Text Messages Instead of Vows at Their Wedding

Teacher Gets Fired for Giving Zeroes to Students Who Didn’t Turn in Their Work

This post was originally published on this site Over the decades, education curriculums have changed quite a bit. People might even argue that some have been watered down. But when it comes to giving students’ grades, should they be given a free pass when the work hasn’t been done? A former teacher of 17 years … Read moreTeacher Gets Fired for Giving Zeroes to Students Who Didn’t Turn in Their Work

Homeless Man ‘What Can I Get for $0.50?’–Boy’s Answer Is Wise Beyond His Years

This post was originally published on this site Everyone working in the hospitality industry knows how gruelling it can be. Careless customers who are somehow “always right,” have bad attitudes or absolutely no manners, and the list goes on. But after hearing this story, it got us thinking… How joyful could every industry be if … Read moreHomeless Man ‘What Can I Get for $0.50?’–Boy’s Answer Is Wise Beyond His Years

Signs of Anxiety in Children: Emotional, Behavioral, Physical, and How to Help

This post was originally published on this site Anxiety doesn’t discriminate. It’s a nervous disorder that plagues adults as well as children. But do you know what one major difference is between the two? Compared to children, adults can better express how they feel. Even when children do complain of things like upset stomachs or … Read moreSigns of Anxiety in Children: Emotional, Behavioral, Physical, and How to Help

Women Share 3 Stories of Complete Strangers Keeping Them Safe

This post was originally published on this site Turn on your radio, television, computer – anything – and you will probably hear something about women’s rights or harassment. Just over a year ago in October of 2017, the #MeToo campaign spread across the internet like wildfire. Since then, the awareness of the reality of sexual … Read moreWomen Share 3 Stories of Complete Strangers Keeping Them Safe

Cancer Took 27-Year-Old Holly Butcher’s Life – This Is Her Touching Life Advice

This post was originally published on this site It’s a question that everyone inevitably asks themselves at some point in their life: Why do bad things happen to good people? Many people start looking for answers to this question later in life. But, others begin much earlier. One of those people was Holly Butcher, a … Read moreCancer Took 27-Year-Old Holly Butcher’s Life – This Is Her Touching Life Advice

Kyrstyn Johnson: An Open Letter to Parents About Infant and Pregnancy Loss

This post was originally published on this site In life, sometimes the hardest and heartbreaking stories are the ones we need to tell. They’re the ones that are raw, make us vulnerable, and lead us down the paths we fear most. But they are the stories and experiences that can be followed by immense growth. … Read moreKyrstyn Johnson: An Open Letter to Parents About Infant and Pregnancy Loss

California Couple ‘Adopts’ 93-Year-Old Veteran After His Town Burned to the Ground

This post was originally published on this site California’s devastating and unforgiving Camp Fire is leaving death and destruction in its wake. Countless families have been forced to flee for safety with many being left homeless and uncertain of whether their homes are still standing. One of them was Lee Brundige, a 93-year-old World War … Read moreCalifornia Couple ‘Adopts’ 93-Year-Old Veteran After His Town Burned to the Ground

The Link Between Childhood ADHD and Sleep Disorders That Can’t Be Ignored

This post was originally published on this site On October 24, 2018, Melody Yazdani, mother of 8-year-old Kian, posted a Facebook status that has caused ripples all over the internet. It was around a year in the making and came after a health scare her son endured because of something seemingly harmless – breathing through … Read moreThe Link Between Childhood ADHD and Sleep Disorders That Can’t Be Ignored

6 Tips for Choosing Child Care and Avoiding Bad Experiences with Caregivers

This post was originally published on this site Times have changed. Gone are the days where one parent or grandparents would be with their child all day. Of course, it this still happens. But, more often than not, both parents are working full-time jobs and grandma or grandpa aren’t in the picture. You know what … Read more6 Tips for Choosing Child Care and Avoiding Bad Experiences with Caregivers

Basal Cell Carcinoma: How Carrie Doles’ Tanning Bed Habit Caused Skin Cancer

This post was originally published on this site Winter is coming… For some people, that means hopping on a plane or cruise and chasing the sun! Others will take a faster route and opt for their local tanning salon to get their dose of artificial sunshine. You might want to think twice, however, after hearing … Read moreBasal Cell Carcinoma: How Carrie Doles’ Tanning Bed Habit Caused Skin Cancer

Female Empaths: 11 Reasons Why Men Cannot Handle Them

This post was originally published on this site Everyone knows an empath. Just reading those four words, there are likely one or two people who pop right into your head. One of the reasons that is, is because empaths are different than the average person. When people are different – for some reason – their … Read moreFemale Empaths: 11 Reasons Why Men Cannot Handle Them

22 Pieces of Life Advice People Would Give to Their 20-Year-Old Selves

This post was originally published on this site Self-reflection is a healthy and necessary part of self-improvement. How can we grow as individuals and become better if we don’t learn from our past mistakes? That doesn’t mean wallow in your past and let unwelcome feelings of regret take over. However, sometimes thinking about what you … Read more22 Pieces of Life Advice People Would Give to Their 20-Year-Old Selves

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips: 10 Things Every Shopper Should Know

This post was originally published on this site ‘Tis the season to be jolly – but not without fair warning! With one of the busiest and well-loved holidays around the corner, unfortunately, it’s a time when criminals come out of the woodwork. Crowded malls, stressed shoppers, and occupied minds make some people easy targets. Thieves … Read moreHoliday Shopping Safety Tips: 10 Things Every Shopper Should Know

Autistic Boy Fails School Exams– Teacher Sends Him Home with Powerful Letter

This post was originally published on this site Every parent or grandparent wants their young ones to succeed in school. From getting good grades to getting even better friends, it warms the heart when that “perfect student” flies through school with flying colors. Reality is, more often than not, students struggle a lot throughout their … Read moreAutistic Boy Fails School Exams– Teacher Sends Him Home with Powerful Letter

Vulvar Cancer: How One Mom’s Skin Condition Turned into a Dangerous Cancer

This post was originally published on this site Imagine going through two decades of unsuccessful doctor’s appointments and visits to specialists. It would be a miracle if you didn’t lose your mind trying to nail down what was ailing you. What would be worse is finding out years later that this mysterious problem of yours … Read moreVulvar Cancer: How One Mom’s Skin Condition Turned into a Dangerous Cancer

21 Older People Who Look Much Younger Than Their Age (Photos)

This post was originally published on this site For millennia, humanity has sought after the secret of youth. As people age, they want to look and feel younger. While many of them will try numerous exercise routines or alter their eating habits, there’s a part of the population who seems to be anti-aging. Whether they … Read more21 Older People Who Look Much Younger Than Their Age (Photos)