Diapers, food... and lovies. Backpacks stocked by American moms aim to restore some hope to children caught up in the refugee crisis.
As the longest-ever government shutdown continues, furloughed employees are struggling. Here's how to help.
Every Friday, she asks kids to write down the names of four students they want to sit with next week. But her real motive isn't seating charts.
Parents protect their children with car seats and life jackets, so why are we worried about insulting other parents by asking about guns?
Nothing can take away their pain, but here are 23 practical ways to help, from a mom who knows.
Love makes a family. Blood makes a kidney match. With luck, they had both.
With his last breath, Scarlett Lewis's son saved lives at Sandy Hook. With her every breath, she works to spread compassion — even for his murderer.
She could evacuate to a safer place, but Sarah Shamsan won't leave Yemen's starving children behind.
This Santa doesn't see you when you're sleeping, or know when you're awake. But he knows how to bond with you if you have autism.
Giving Tuesday is the perfect time to reach out and make someone's life better.
Politics aside, here are ways to help children caught in this situation through no fault of their own.
None of these ideas is going to erase the bittersweet twinge of this merry season after a loss, but hey, we'll take what we can get.
Kim Smith couldn't find dance studios that would take her daughter, who has autism. She started a new kind of class and her students are making their mark....
A grieving mom trained in a route that spelled out her daughter's name in preparation for the NYC marathon.
"I realized it wasn't that he was not wanted, it was that he was waiting for us."
A new program sponsored by Whirlpool found that putting washing machines in schools improved attendance rates and participation.
Because teachers really are superheroes.
“I did have the cover on, but it was so hot, and my little baby was sweating."
"It was an opportunity to be involved and be helpful after I had been feeling so helpless.”
No one should have to suffer alone with postpartum mental health issues.
"Yes, I am one of the lucky ones. But the crazy journey of IVF is still with me."
Her daughter's name honors "the first person to hear me, to hear the survivors, and to fight for what was right."
The holiday celebration was adorable, and a welcome break for stressed-out parents.
Growing up with autism, he couldn't always tell his mom how much her support and love meant to him. So he's telling her now.
The freedom fighter, the doctor, the confused but happy one... these are some of the kids sending letters home from summer camp.
'I want my kids to love America the way I do.'
'I really came close to losing my wife last week.'
'When I see her face, I see my own daughter's.'
After being named the 2018 Gerber Baby, Lucas Warren has made his advertising debut, and it's pretty sweet.
Dry drowning and secondary drowning are rare but real. Here's what parents need to know to keep kids safe in water.
After their son died, a grieving couple learned that a mom with a fatal illness was looking for a family for her unborn twins. They knew they could help.
The TODAY Parents' Choice award honors mom bloggers who make us feel less alone
Sesame Street introduced its first muppet with autism a year ago. See how Julia has been quietly changing the world.
The "crayon girl" has collected more nearly 30,000 boxes of crayons for children in pediatric hospitals, but Ella Tryon isn't stopping there.
Her 14-year-old died in last month's Parkland school shooting. Here's how her mom is keeping Alyssa Alhadeff's memory alive.
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Usher syndrome is making 2-year-old Becca go blind. So her dad invents toys to help her adapt to a dimming world.
"We mourned the future we thought we would share with him. We had to come to terms with a new future, also full of love, but profoundly different."
He survived Hitler. Now he's fighting a war against time, and he's counting on his grandchildren's generation to be the voice that says 'Never again.'
Cori Salchert knows her foster children are going to die, likely before adulthood, but in the meantime she's determined to give them a life full of love.
The magical Sesame Street star tells how to get your kids to volunteer, share kindness and advocate for others on Giving Tuesday.