You see, there are many ways to build a family. We felt a tug at our hearts to adopt, so that's what we did.
No matter how mad she gets and how hard she pushes you away, remember, she does need you. It is just different than how she used to need you.
This means I get to hold on a little longer. I get to curl my fingers around hers for another year at least. I won’t waste this opportunity, as I know it may...
"Do you want to hold your child?" takes on a whole new meaning. It may be days or weeks after birth when you first hold your child. Your heart feels like it...
Alisa Sieber-Johnson and Shawn Johnson founded Dogs on Deployment, a nonprofit that connects military members with civilians to board their pets when needed....
I used to believe contentment was something that you were either born with or without. And it wasn’t until I became a stay-at-home mom that I realized that...
Hannah Summers discovered her mom Peggy's final letter just hours after she died on Tuesday.
For 454 days, Holly Romero opened her home and her heart to a teen in foster care. After he officially became part of her family, she shared this message on...
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa proposed to girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez on the field after the Astros won their first World Series.
Sure, the dogs look cute in their house scarves, but there's an important reason the shelter took on their magical, new sorting system.
Dear Baby Girl, You are my very last baby, and a few weeks ago, you turned 1. Since you are still just crawling and standing, I still get to call you a baby....
Yes, that's my amazing husband who is arriving on the scene with his credit card because what you can't see is me, standing next to a cart full of groceries...
Sidney Fahrenbruch, 4, decided to donate her money to Officer Kyle Zulauf, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
In the weeks following their daughter's death, the Hauskins family had an urge to help others.
Today, I packed it away for the last time. I folded it up and neatly tucked it inside a plastic tote alongside other clothes outgrown by all three of our daughters....
The short answer is that pit bulls are dogs — very cute dogs — that face a whole lot of discrimination.
Parents are constantly told all the things they SHOULDN'T DO for their teen — deliver forgotten homework, set alarms, fold laundry. But with so much emphasis...
Alix John Tolley really tried to keep Hank the dog and his soft, cream-colored blanket apart. But it didn't work.
You saved me, buddy. Not a lot of kids can say they saved their mom. By the time you were born my world was 100 percent autism, and I was missing all the joy...
Sophiane Nacer was determined to make sure Hippo would have at least one amazing day on this earth before the dog's time here was done.
Cheech the dog has even more to grin about because the viral sensation has just been adopted into a wonderful home.
A heartwarming video shows Arthur Jacobs, 105, and his wife, Marcia, 100, tenderly showing their love the night before their 80th anniversary.
Carson Daly's wife Siri wrote a sweet message on Instagram as the TODAY host grieves the deaths of his mother and stepfather.
The Golden State Warriors basketball star's best assist in Dallas Monday night won't show up on the stat sheet.
Chi Chi, a golden retriever, was rescued from a dumpster in South Korea and had her limbs amputated above the paws. Now, the therapy dog helps others.
Sunshine Oelfke's grandmother says the money she raised will provide milk for her classmates for years to come.
Justin Hanley was at home when he noticed a puppy tied up on his front steps. Then he read the heartbreaking note she'd been left with.
Clarence Purvis sits beside a picture of his wife of 64 years during his daily meals at a local diner.
From holding his baby self to jamming in the garage with himself at age 6, this college student found a creative way to go back in time.
Lulu the dog is a very good girl but she is not, unfortunately, a very good bomb-sniffing dog — and that's why she got fired by the CIA.
A service dog with a large head and an even bigger zest for life is being recognized for helping his beloved humans start living again.
Thousands of underprivileged high school students have already been matched with their dream dress.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has decided he will not take home a dollar this season.
A stray rooster met the utterly perfect rescuer on the Appalachian Trail. You might call this fluffy guy the cluckiest rooster on earth.
A mom of four was touched by a stranger's kindness when he paid for a candle and makeup she was going to return because she was over budget
A horse trainer stretched the boundaries of a Super 8 motel's pet-friendly policy by checking her horse into the room to watch some TV.
Dog lovers the world over are grieving for Smiley, a blind therapy dog with an irresistible grin and an inspiring rescue story.
Thanks to an amazing group of animal rescuers, a huge weight has been lifted off Clyde the dog's chest — 6.4 pounds to be exact.
David Deutchman, 82, has been volunteering at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's intensive care units for more than 12 years.
I can almost feel it. My empty home. I fear it. Not the beautiful empty nest years, but the lonely, phone-not-ringing years. So for now, I am here. I am here...
A woman who received a life-saving heart transplant ran the Chicago Marathon with the father of her donor, four years after his daughter's death.
A Georgia woman has started a job as a pediatric oncology nurse at the same hospital where she was treated twice for cancer as a child.