The woman welcomed the little boy "with open arms" when he crawled into her lap at a high school football game.
Lexi Verge might not be engaged (yet), but thanks to the kindness of strangers, she was able to chose the perfect wedding dress with help from her ailing mother.
This simple act of kindness may have changed the course of a young man's day — at least, that's what Reddit users seem to think.
A Jewish pediatric nurse in Israel volunteered to breastfeed a 9-month-old Palestinian baby whose parents were in a serious car accident that killed the father and left the mother with a serious head injury.
Evan O’Dwyer, 16, who has severe autism, has gotten his hair cut by a barber named Donncha O’Connell at the Baldy Barber in Blackpool, Ireland, for 14 years.
On July 23, Skaggs shared the story of two kids in the water park who let her daughter Baylee skip in front of them in line for the water slide when they noticed her getting agitated. The 5 year old is autistic, and while Skaggs was trying to teach her the importance of waiting in line, when other kids started breaking the rules, she could feel Baylee growing frustrated. Not what she will do but what other people will,” Skaggs explains in the post.
As a new mom with twins, Coty Vincent found herself in a bit of a predicament after a hit and run left her stranded without a car. “This is John and he works at Enterprise,” Vincent writes in a Facebook post. “He’s also a twin and his twin sister is his best friend. While he helped me with my rental due to a hit and run accident, he held one of my twin sons as I don’t have a double stroller.
Eight weeks ago, Briar Lusia Mcqueen gave birth to her son Jaxon. Like many new moms, she decided to treat herself to breakfast out, knowing that it might be interrupted if Jaxon got hungry and she needed to breastfeed.
Some families may think that religion helps kids become more empathetic and giving toward others, but a surprising study published in the journal Current Biology found the opposite to be true: The study revealed that children from religious backgrounds were less likely to be altruistic, defined as lacking selfishness and showing a desire to help others. In the study, which involved 1,170 children between ages 5 and 12 from six countries — the United States, Canada, China, Jordan, South Africa, and Turkey — the kids were given two tasks: First, an altruism task, in which they played a version of the “Dictator Game.” In the game, they were given 10 stickers and had the opportunity to share the stickers with another unseen kid. The University of Chicago researchers measured altruism based on the average number of stickers shared. STORY: Here’s How to Raise Kind Kids The second task tested moral sensitivity: The children watched an animated short in which one character pushes or bumps into another, either by accident or on purpose.