Tag: family

A Daughter Found After 23 Years

It was a nightmare that no parent should have to endure. In 1987 the daughter of Joy White and Carol Tyson was kidnapped. Taken right out of Harlem Hospital when she was less than one month old. Newborn Carlina White had a fever. When it hit 104 degrees, her parents immediately took her to the Read More…

A Reunion For Sisters

Even when Carmen was just a little girl, she always wondered why her mother seemed so sad. Carmen would ask now and then, but was always told things were fine. Deep down, however, Carmen knew they weren’t. At an early age, Carmen learned the difficult truth. Her grandmother died of cancer when her mother was Read More…

Discovering Roots Day

Roots Day happens every December 23. It’s a day when everyone is encouraged to learn more about their ancestors. Genealogy is the study of us. When we understand the people who came before us, we discover more about who we are today. The quest to unveil our past has become more than a hobby. It Read More…

One Guy’s Run

In honor of Family Stories and Inspirational Role Models Month, we’re excited to share the incredible tale of Guy Fessenden. 54-year-old Guy is a dedicated father who would do anything for his family. Including run 100 marathons in 140 days.

Family Stories Month

November is the owner of an often-overlooked celebration known as Family Stories Month. It’s a simple thing, really. Just a time to reflect on the silly, funny, serious and sometimes terrifying stories that help define our family units. Family Stories These are the stories of us. They can make us laugh, cry and experience every Read More…

Learn About The Past … From People Who Lived It

How much do you know about your family tree? October is Family History Month – a great time to learn more about the people who came before you. Tracing your family history can be a rewarding experience that comes with unexpected turns, surprising twists, frustrating dead-ends, and amazing discoveries. Genealogy enthusiasts often spend years searching Read More…

World Gratitude Day – What Are You Grateful For?

We all have so many things that we should be grateful for every day. Unfortunately, our schedules can get so hectic that most of us don’t have time to stop and think about the moments that make us smile. That’s why we’re grateful for World Gratitude Day. Origin In 1965, a group of dignitaries from Read More…

Happy StepFamily Day!

Families have many wonderful attributes. One of our favorites is the fact that a family can grow at any time. New people can be added to your biological or extended family throughout your life. The largest and fastest growth spurts often come from the addition of a stepparent. Family life can be a little difficult Read More…

New York Nurse Wanda Rodriguez Meets A New Patient: Her Long-Lost Father

As Assistant Head Nurse at Calvary Hospital in New York, Wanda Rodriguez meets thousands of people. One recent patient stands out above the rest. On August 25, 2010, Victor Peraza was admitted into Calvary. Victor is Wanda’s long-lost father. 41 years had passed since Wanda last saw her dad. She was only an infant at Read More…

Free Relationship Advice … From Pets

Do you treat people like animals? Maybe you should. A recent article from Psych Central discussed the importance of treating the people we love better … in particular, at least as well as we treat our pets. Think about your relationship with your pet; you probably have a positive and loving connection. Can you say Read More…