Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IMore >>
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedMore >>
A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a photo shoot at his elementary school.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:32 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:32:33 GMT
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 Tuesday night. A missing child alert was issuedMore >>
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged 14-year-old captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:13 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:13:33 GMT
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning.More >>
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning. The father was at work when the fire started and the mother jumped into action to get her children out of the house.More >>
Parenting experts say don't allow the holidays to pull you apart with overloaded schedules. Gather your children near. You'll find something on the "Twenty-Four Days of Christmas" list that will help you focus on the true gift of Christmas, love. You might start a new tradition.
Day one - Start reading The Christmas Carol aloud as a family.
Day two - Help the children go through their toys to give away to needy children.
Day three - Participate in Heifer International by providing a work animal for a family in poverty at www.heifer.org or Samaritan's purse to help children at www.samaritanspurse.org
Day four - Adopt a family for Christmas.
Day five - Make a batch of homemade jelly to share with sanitation workers and the mailman.
Day six - Invite kids over to make candy houses.
Day seven - Make homemade Christmas cards and send them out.
Day eight - Let your kids add a canned good to the food pantry with each visit to the grocery.
Day nine - Adopt an elderly neighbor.
Day ten - Have a special prayer time for the homeless.
Day eleven - Make a family newspaper, "The Christmas Clarion." Let the kids interview members of the family to record Christmas memories from days gone by.
Day twelve - Make homemade gifts for each member of the family.
Day thirteen - Host a birthday party for Jesus. Invite children to come with a gift that will be given to children in need.
Day fourteen - Let the children write and perform a Christmas play for the neighborhood.
Day fifteen - Sing Christmas carols around the dinner table.
Day sixteen - Make homemade bread from scratch…NO machines!
Day seventeen - Watch It's a Wonderful Life with fresh popped corn.
Day eighteen - Make old-fashioned popcorn garland for the tree and kitchen windows.
Day nineteen - Take the family and friends to visit a live nativity scene.
Day twenty - Let the children go door-to-door, taking candy canes to neighbors with a special sentiment attached. (Read The Candymaker's Gift for ideas.)
Day twenty-one - Have a candlelight supper around the Christmas tree.
Day twenty-two - Make a list of family promises to each other for the new year.
Day twenty-three - Read the Christmas story from Luke 2.
Day twenty-four - Attend a Christmas Eve service at your local church.
Christmas morning - Make a birthday cake for Jesus! Don't forget to sing "Happy Birthday!"