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Mar 22, 2017
Babies Born Hours Apart at Same Hospital Share Something Crazy
Star-crossed newborns? That phrase must be on so many people's minds after two babies were named Romeo and Juliet at the same hospital. And just wait until you hear the story about how these...
Mar 22, 2017
Woman's Common Nighttime Problem Turned Out to Be Cancer
When Tara Lock began waking up at night drenched in sweat she thought she was just going through menopause. After all, night sweats--along with hot flashes, that other scourge of mid-life--are a...
Mar 14, 2017
4-Year-Old Becomes a Hero, But Gets Her Mom in Trouble
This story has all the makings of a real-life Little Red Riding Hood--a sick grandmother, wolves, and a brave 4-year-old from Siberia who everyone is calling a hero. Saglana Salchak lives with...
Mar 8, 2017
While She Recovered From Surgery, Husband Was Off Buying Wedding Ring
Lora Koch was completely shocked last month when she received a phone call after a routine mammogram. The doctor on the other end told he she had breast cancer, and recommended surgery. MUST READ:...
Mar 2, 2017
Deaf Girl Hears for the First Time, But Watch What Happens When Her Mom Gets Emotional
Even though she's only 2 years old, little Teyana Skye Gladden hasn't had the easiest life. Born premature and with a heart defect, the toddler has undergone several open heart surgeries. Because...
Feb 27, 2017
Restaurant Rewards Woman Who Has a Little Too Much to Drink
Who hasn't realized, after impulsively downing that second (or third) alcoholic drink, that maybe you're really not in the best shape to get behind the wheel. Well, that's what happened to Paula...
Feb 23, 2017
5'2" Grandma Saw Cop Being Attacked, So She Did the Unthinkable
Louisiana grandma Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to Sam's Club to buy food for a Sunday meal with her husband when she spotted something disturbing happening on the side of the road. It...
Feb 17, 2017
New Mom Reveals Belly and Gets Brutally Honest
A mom blogger is getting a lot of attention for revealing her belly to the world after giving birth to her second son. That act alone doesn't seem too revolutionary. But it's how many times she did...
Feb 8, 2017
She Slipped In the Driveway and Fell. On the Way Get Help, a Life-Changing Decision Made Her Turn the Car Around
When I first found out that my husband needed a liver transplant, I was scared and overwhelmed. He and I had reconnected several years after high school, got married, and became a great team. We...
Oct 14, 2016
After 17 Years of Trying to Conceive, Mom Delivers Severely Premature Baby Who Spends MONTHS in NICU
It was the kind of joy that was so pure, it was contagious. Arkell Graves and his wife Dana Griffin-Graves of Virginia went viral for this video of Arkell losing it upon learning Dana was five...
Sep 20, 2016
8 Weeks Pregnant, Ashley Williams Felt Blood at the Supermarket. Now, She's Opening Up About the Heartbreaking Lesson
Actress Ashley Williams was two months along in her pregnancy when she went to the grocery store to satisfy a pizza craving. It was then, at that very supermarket, that tragedy struck. As she...
Sep 6, 2016
Single Mom Learns It's Donuts with Dad Day at School, Immediately Turns Car Around
FORT WORTH, Texas—When people say single mothers have the tough task of being both a mom and a dad, they usually don’t mean it literally. But this single mother’s ingenious trick to get into a...
Sep 1, 2016
I Was Alone with My 4 Young Kids When My Left Side Went Numb
Kristin Bedinghaus, 35, is a mom of two sets of twins who lives in St. Petersburg, FL. She shared her story exclusively with FirstforWomen.com If you want to know more about the causes and risk...
Aug 22, 2016
This Is What It's Like When Your Mom Is Incapable of Showing Unconditional Love--and How You Forgive Her for It
Nancy Drummer (not her real name) is a wife, mom of two, and grandmother of seven. She shared her story exclusively with FirstforWomen.com. My mom got married at 16, and had me when she was 18....
Jul 28, 2016
Mom Was Stuck in a Broken-Down Truck with Her 4 Kids in a Dark Parking Lot. Then a Man Rapped on Her Window
We've all reached our breaking point when it seems like nothing will ever go right again. For Tawny Nelson, a single mom of four girls, that moment came in a dark Winn Dixie parking lot when her...
Jul 25, 2016
196-Pound Wife Starts to Get Fit While Husband's Away. When He Wants a Divorce, She Responds in the Most Shocking Way
While Kailin Turner's husband was deployed in the Navy, her weight had creeped up to 196 pounds. And she was not happy about it. So the military wife decided to make a change. MUST-SEE: 12 Women...
Jul 15, 2016
Someone Has Been Hiding $100 Bills, and People Are Finding Them in the Oddest Places
Think of it as a lucrative scavenger hunt--with a Benjamin Franklin as the prize. That's what has been going on for the past three years, thanks to a mysterious benefactor now known as Benny. To...
Jul 8, 2016
After His Camera Was Stolen, Young Widower Lost Every Photo of His Late Wife. Two Years Later, Someone Shocking Knocked on His Door
It seemed like a tragic twist of fate. The day before their wedding, Dave and Erica Lacey received some soul-crushing news: Erica had been diagnosed with cancer. Of course the couple didn't let...
Jul 7, 2016
After Her Husband Died, This 313-Pound Mother Did the Unimaginable Every Day for a Whole Year
Justine McCabe's world seemed to be falling apart. Not long after she lost her beloved mother, her husband took his own life. For three months, the young mother seemed to be going into a downward...
Jul 5, 2016
16 Women Wearing Old Outfits That Show Off Their Jaw-Dropping Weight Loss Transformations
Weight loss transformations are always incredible--especially when women bravely don outfits from their heavier days. See the unbelievable snapshots here. RELATED: 11 Before-and-After Weight Loss...
Jun 22, 2016
Little Boy Tells Dad Scar Makes Him Feel Like a 'Monster.' Then His Dad Picked Up a Needle
Looks like we have a winner for Dad of the Year. When Josh Marshall's 8-year-old son Gabriel was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015, it was very hard on him when he needed intense surgery on his...
Jun 20, 2016
Her Baby Had a 15% Chance of Surviving. Then Finding Dory's Creator Shared Three Little Words
Francis William was born four months earlier than expected, weighing only 1 lb., 9 oz. He was the sickest newborn in the NICU, and doctors put his survival at 15 percent at best. They told his...
Jun 3, 2016
Hippie Couple Who Graced Cover of 'Woodstock' Album SHOCKS Internet Almost 50 Years Later
It's hard to believe that the bestselling live album 'Woodstock' was first released 46 years ago, back in 1970. But it's even harder to believe that the main couple on the iconic cover is still...
May 20, 2016
This Shot of a NICU Nurse Holding a Baby Is Burning Up the Internet for the Most Stunning Reason
Brittany Denise is a NICU nurse in Akron, OH. Earlier this week, she posted a photo of herself holding a baby to explain what it is a NICU nurse does. People who've never had a premature baby might...
May 17, 2016
When His Wife Wouldn't Say a Word to Him After Work, This Husband Came to a Shocking Realization
Philip Urtz watched his wife Jessica come home from work, sit down at the table, and start eating her dinner in silence. And he was fine with it. He was so fine with it, in fact, that he snapped a...
Mar 31, 2016
Melissa McCarthy Talks Dramatic Weight Loss, and What She Has To Say Will Have You Applauding
Getty Images Melissa McCarthy has reportedly lost 75 pounds and slimmed down to a size 14. But the story doesn't end there. The hilarious actress, who has her own super-inclusive fashion line...
Mar 24, 2016
Man Writes Powerful Thank-You Letter to His Girlfriend's Ex, and Women Everywhere Are Falling in Love With It
If you've ever been ditched (and, frankly, is there anyone on the planet who's escaped that relationship milestone?), then you'll cheer at the open letter that Ryan March posted this morning on...
Mar 14, 2016
She Weighed 311 Pounds, But She Lost Nearly Half Her Body Weight By Cutting Out THIS Type Of Food
Amy Blackwell had been overweight since she was a child, weighing 140 pounds at the age of 10. When she went to school to be a veterinarian, her diet of takeout meals made the pounds creep up even...
Mar 9, 2016
Scared and Alone After Missing the Last Train Home, Young Woman Suddenly Is Approached by Homeless Man for Most Unexpected Reason
When a hero popped up in an unlikely place recently, it was a reminder to the rest of us to never judge a book by its cover. It started when Nicole Sedgebeer, 21, realized she missed the last...
Jan 11, 2016
When Her Father Was Trapped Under a Burning Truck, His Petite 19-Year-Old Daughter Did the Unthinkable
Usually, when a girl is in the face of danger not too far away you'll find her father doing all he can to rescue her. But the roles were reversed for this daughter-father duo from Fairfax, Va.