Tom Hanks Reads Nice Tweets, Proving the Internet Can Be Kind

Not only does Hanks read the tweets in his all-too-familiar voice, he adds his own commentary, too, and it’s enough to warm all of our cold, cold hearts! When we watch this video, it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing our beloved Mr. Rogers in the brand new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.  Read More

4 Ways Your Family Can Practice Gratitude This November

No matter what you decide to do this holiday season, remember to take pauses to think about, verbalize, and act out your thankfulness. Not only are you doing yourself a favor, but you’re teaching your kids tools to be healthier, more well-rounded members of society.  Read More

CEO’s Reaction to Mother Crying at Her Desk Is Refreshingly Kind

“Silently she was sobbing at her desk, early at about 7:45 a.m. I asked her if everything was OK. She told me that her child was sick and that she had been up all night. Bags under her eyes,” he said. “I asked her ‘So, what are you doing here at the office?’ She said that she had run out of ‘sick days’ and could not afford to miss another day.” Read More

Dad’s Breastfeeding Tips for Fathers Should Be Required Reading

The thing that is the most lovely about this post is that it’s expecting men to take part in the work (and joy) of parenting a newborn. Mom has both the privilege and hardship of growing the baby, and a lot of the time is solely responsible for sustaining their life through nursing. Sometimes, it seems, men feel helpless and useless, and therefore they shy away from a lot of the caretaking. Read More

Teacher’s Illustration About Carrying Baggage Is What We All Need to Hear

From there, she asked each student to write down things that were bothering or hurting them, crumple up the paper, and toss is across the room. The students then, one by one, walked over, picked up a crumpled sheet of paper, and read it out loud to everyone before finally placing it in a plastic bag hanging by the door. Read More

Comedian Amy Schumer Perfectly Responds to Fan Asking What She’d Do If Her Son Had Autism

“How I cope? I don’t see being on the spectrum as a negative thing,” she said. “My husband is my favorite person I’ve ever met. He’s kind, hilarious, interesting, and talented, and I admire him. Am I supposed to hope my son isn’t like that? I will pay attention and try and provide him with the tools he needs to overcome whatever challenges come up, like all parents.” Read More