To Teach Their Kids A Lesson Utah Parents Cancel Christmas

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(PCM) In a move that has sparked both praise and outrage, Utah parents John and Linda Henderson decided to cancel Christmas this year in order to teach their children a lesson about respect.

Lisa Henderson is a stay at home mom and founder of the blog Over The Moon, where she first posted the news about she and her husband’s decision to cancel the holiday. She claims that they gave their children, three boys ages 5, 8 and 11, fair warning that if they did not change their behavior there would be consequences.

Lisa goes on to say that she … read more...

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving. The fourth Thursday in November was officially sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday in 1941, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

TDayThe ‘Thanksgiving” event that the Pilgrims had included about fifty Pilgrims and ninety Wampanoag Indians. The Indians may not have been invited per se, but came to see what the celebration was all about, and were welcomed in.

The Pilgrims took their religion very seriously – if the Thanksgiving was actually a religious event, they probably would … read more...

World Peace Day Urges Us To Be Kind To Others

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(PCM) As always, World Peace Day falls on November 17th and the holiday was created to encourage us to be kind to others, as well as, teach others to be peaceful.

World Peace Day was started as a grassroots effort by Don Morris of Miami, Florida back in 1997. Morris believes that World Peace starts with us as individuals and we can all play a role in making the world a better place. If everyone acted out on this issue then perhaps the issues of war and strife would become obsolete.

On World Peace Day, drivers are asked to drive … read more...

Veteran Pays It Forward For Soldiers At A Convenience Store

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(PCM) Since today happens to be Veteran’s Day we thought it only too fitting to share the heartwarming story about a veteran whose pay it forward attitude brightened the day for a group of soldiers.

The veteran, who did not wish to be identified, was recently shopping in an Illinois convenience store and then as he was cashing out, proceeded to pay for the items of nearly a dozen uniformed soldiers who also happened to be shopping at the store at that time.

The bill ended up coming to about $70 and the vet spent a few moments chatting with … read more...

The Softer Side Of Celebrities

(PCM) It is not everyday that we get a chance to report on the softer and more human side of celebrity culture. Most of the time the focus seems to be on the latest celebrity legal scandal, relationship woes, and fashion, essentially the superficial elements. Recently, two celebrities made headlines by showcasing their more human side.

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The story about actor Tom Hanks and the NYC cab driver was one such story. A cab driver was traveling down Park Ave at the end of his shift and noticed a passenger attempting to hail a cab.

When he pulled over to talk … read more...

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Star Jacqueline Laurita Connects With Other Caring Moms

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Frank and Linda Kuepper of the Autism Cares Foundation are joined by Jacqueline Laurita and her son, Nicholas, at a recent event in New Jersey.

(PCM) As a reality TV star, Jacqueline Laurita is accustomed to high drama, but off-camera is when the reality of motherhood stirs the most emotions in her life.

Laurita, of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, (RHONJ), is the mother of a five-year-old son, Nicholas, who was recently diagnosed with autism.

Since that first moment that his mom saw Nicholas struggle with speech and socialization issues, she began a tireless search to find answers: therapists, … read more...

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