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  • 'Downton Abbey': Adoption
    'Downton Abbey' and adoption
    “Downton Abbey” rushes full steam into the world of adoption in episode 3 of season 5. Lady Edith is steadily driving Marigold's adoptive mother nuts with her frequent visits. And suddenly it seems like the Drewe family, Marigold&...
  • Abducted toddler found 24 years later
    Abducted toddler: Abducted by traffickers, toddler is reunited with dad (video)
    An abducted toddler has been found – 24 years later. The boy, only 4-years-old, was snatched from a vegetable market in China’s Sichuan province by child traffickers, who then sold the toddler. A family bought him and raised the...
  • Paddington Movie Presents Life Lessons
    Paddington Movie Presents Life Lessons
    If ever an animal could teach humans a lesson, then PADDINGTON – a bear -- is that teacher. Played by Ben Whishaw, PADDINGTON opens in movie theatres Friday, January 16. After seeing a special screening of the movie, I was inspired by what I...
  • Wendy's National Frosty Key Tag Program
    Wendy's National Frosty Key Tag Program, enjoy a Frosty all year long
    Whether the weather is frigid or blistering, a Wendy's Frosty is a tasty treat. Back for 2015, the National Frosty Key Tag Program is the perfect way to enjoy this tasty, creamy treat. For $1, Wendy’s customers can buy a Frosty Key Tag...
  • Wonder Woman poses with security at Orlando Airport
    Wonder Woman visits Orlando airport in support of adoption and foster care
    Wonder Woman spent the day at the Orlando International Airport on March 7, 2014. Paula Keck Moore of Oklahoma put on the iconic costume to greet women flying in for the Beyond Trauma and Attachment (BeTA) retreat.BeTA is a support group for moms...
  • Cats rule the Internet, and now they help shelters adopt out cats
    The Internet's obsession with cats helps shelters, rescues, adopt more out
    Social media, and the Internet's general obsession with cats, is helping to bring attention to the plight of cats in general and help get them out and adopted. In short, social media has revolutionized how we help companion animals by putting...
  • Rose and Bud before and after photos
    Wanted: Home for the holidays for two neglected dogs who received a miracle
    Their lives were saved because of a social media miracle and today a new virtual campaign is being launched. This time around it's to help “Rose” and “Bud” find their “forever home” in time for the holidays,...
  • Cover of 'Fatal Brushstroke' by Sybil Johnson
    Read “Fatal Brushstroke” by Sybil Johnson
    This is the first book in the Aurora Anderson mystery series by Sybil Johnson. Aurora Anderson is a computer programmer who works from home. Her adopted mother owns Arika’s Scrap and Paint store, which specializes in decorative painting.As...
  • Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet
    Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet
    Sara Hagerty’s life was busy with God-activities. But when God brought Nate into her life, she came face-to-face with a stark awareness that she was not the person she thought she was—and neither was God.When she also discovered that...
  • Soda before her injury
    Rescue refuses to return elderly dog to owner
    Soda only got out one time in fourteen years, but it was one time too many. Soda belongs to Joyce Cooper and her daughter Imani, who live in Dallas. You might say Joyce is her mother, because Cooper says Soda is “her child.” Soda...
  • Brilliant!
    Adopted kids provide inspiration for dad's new book
    Bennett Burgess was excited to learn that the story his dad has told him for months is becoming a book. Bennett's dad is Matt Burgess, the author of an innovative children’s book called "Skylar and George Washington", who...
  • Black Friday deals include adoption events at local shelters
    Black Friday means adoption events at animal shelters and rescues
    Animal shelters all over are getting in on the spirit Black Friday. A Nov. 28, 2014 article in The Consumerist says shelters and rescues offer their own "doorbuster" deals, except some are aimed at "busting" the doors off the...
  • Couple with a big heart adopted eight brothers
    Couple with a big heart adopted eight brothers
    According to ABC News on Nov. 24, an Omaha, Nebraska couple first adopted two brothers. Then over the next ten years, Melissa and Scott Groves adopted the brothers' other six brothers. They adopted them as babies, but now the boys range in age...
  • National Adoption Day:  One day really can make a difference
    National Adoption Day: One day really can make a difference
    Have you heard the news? According to a Boston Herald report published on Nov. 21, a very special, life-changing day of the year is only a few hours away. Nov. 22, 2014, isNational Adoption Day, an annual one-day event that raises awareness of the...
  • Senior Pugs still have a lot of love and devotion.
    November is Adopt a Senior Month.
    Many individuals are hesitant to adopt a senior pet because of the potential of health issues or lack of energy, just to name a few. However, a senior pug is able to show love, devotion, and dedication. Unfortunately, there are a lot of senior...