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Man Singing Along With ‘Flo’ From Progressive – Don’t Act Like You Haven’t Done It Too [VIDEO]

You know you've done it! You are listening to the radio and you start sing along with, not only the songs, but the ads you hear during the breaks. I do it ALL the time! Unfortunately, so does my husband. No, really, he does. HAHA!

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Mary “Mother of Jesus” – Five Songs that Reflect Her Christmas Experience

The birth of Jesus has always been the major and only reason we celebrate Christmas in my home. I can remember as a child, playing with the nativity scene. I was always fascinated by Mary. The more I learned about her during mass, the more I felt connected to her. With the birth of each of my children, came an even deeper understanding. When I would hear songs or read literature written from her point of view, it always brought me to tears. The Blessed Virgin Mother has carried and helped me through many difficult situations in my life. I rely on her guidance every single day.

I want to share with Mary songs. I love them because they are from HER perspective. They allowed me to better understand her fear, doubt, bravery and love for her son, the son of God, and the rest of the world. May these songs fill you with peace and joy.

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10 Funny Pics of the ‘Elf on the Shelf’ Being Naughty

My kids are too old to fall for the 'Elf on the Shelf' trick. But I know quite a few parents, including my family members, that use the elf to keep their kids well behaved during the days leading up to Christmas.

Although the elf is supposed to keep an eye on your kids for Santa, I found proof that somebody needs to be keeping an eye on HIM!!!

 

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Little Girl Signs Her Kindergarten Program So Her Deaf Parents Can Follow

Sign language has been a big topic in the news over the last couple of days with the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service being called a fraud. The below video is the exact opposite and might be one of the most touching videos you will see this holiday season.

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Leslie Shares Some Tips to Make Parenting a Little Easier and a Lot More Fun

I don't claim to be a parenting expert but, after raising three kids, I have developed a few parenting techniques that have proven successful. These techniques helped my kids see that learning is fun.

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Watch the Miraculous First Year of a Miracle Baby Boy Born 15 Weeks Premature

This video is more powerful and emotional than any full length movie you have ever seen and the story is nothing short of a miracle. This is the story of Little Ward Miles who was born 15 weeks premature and had to overcome unbelievable obstacles to survive and his chances were not good.

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Leslie Got a Priceless Gift on Her Birthday

My birthday was last weekend. I found out a couple of weeks before that I would be spending my birthday in Louisville, Ky. Would I be spending the weekend out of town because of a romantic trip my husband planned? You might even think it was a big party with some of my friends celebrating on Fourth St. No, it wasn't any of those ideas. Although BOTH of those ideas are amazing. (In different ways ;-) It was something even better.

 

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Heartwarming Video Shows How Incredible Mothers Really Are

Lately, I have been struggling with my upcoming birthday and my career ambition. I didn't start my career in radio until I was 40. Before that, I was a stay at home mom that worked part time as a theatre teacher. When radio came into my life, I suddenly felt as if the world was opening up for me. I felt there was NO limit to what I could do. But, it wasn't long before I became realistic about my career goals.

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Leslie’s Lovin It – Witch Hat Halloween Cookies

Most of the time we think of cookie decorating as a Thanksgiving or Christmas tradition. But you can make awesome, easy, decorated treats for Halloween too! We are just a day away from the bewitching holiday. There is still time to gather your kids together to make 'Witch Hat Halloween Cookies.'

 

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Emotional Baby Reacting to Mom Singing is Too Cute

I sang to my kids from the very first moment I held them in my arms. Sometimes they would laugh and other times they reacted much differently. Especially the moments when I would rouse them out of bed with Opera vocals. (lol) But for the most part, they loved my singing...well at least I told myself that. :-)

This video was emailed to me (thank you Stephen and Larry) and it really struck a chord for me. I can't tell if the baby is emotional about the sad song or just sad that his mother is singing and smiles when he thinks she is finished. For my kids, it was usually the latter.

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Dad’s Reaction to Son’s Improved Math Scores Will Make You Cry

I don't want to sound sappy, but this might be one of the most beautiful moments ever caught on video between a father and son. Sometimes I think as parents, we fall a little short in showing our kids how proud we are of their accomplishments, especially in school and when they might be struggling a bit. The kid in the below video is a student in England and really struggles in school.

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Great Son Brings Dad to Tears with Cincinnati Bengals Tickets

There is no greater gift than the opportunity to give back to your parents for everything they have done and sacrificed for us. This video is a great example of how powerful that can be. Brian's dad is a lifelong Cincinnati Bengals fan, but has never been to any NFL game, let alone a Bengals game. Brian changed that.

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