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A five-year-old girl decided to set up a lemonade stand dedicated to peace on Earth – right outside the Westboro Baptist Church compound in Kansas.
Jayden Sink is the daughter of Jon Sink, founder of the philanthropic arts group FRESHCASSETTE. They set up shop at the The Equality House.
That rainbow-colored building was recently purchased across the street from Westboro’s Topeka HQ by Aaron Jackson, co-founder of Planting Peace.
Together, they’re spreading goodwill, equality and peace – at what many might consider the epicenter of anything but. So what inspired youngMore >
With tension around the U.S. at all-time highs, children keep getting in trouble for guns – but are they getting in too much trouble for doing little harm?
Whether they’re plastic, formed by fingers or even half-eaten Pop Tart guns, parents and schools seem to have “zero tolerance” for kids and guns.
The question is whether this backfires and sends the wrong message.
Elementary educators trying to discourage children’s pretend beefs with pretend guns is nothing new, but these days, rules have become stricter than ever.
Some say too strict, despite a recent spate of high-profileMore >
When does a newborn bring something other than sheer gratitude and joy?
When that newborn demotes its brother from youngest in the family to the middle, as this picture (first posted on Reddit) hilariously depicts:
Hang in there, little guy.
One day soon your new sister will wake up to Gangnam Style and make this all worthwhile.
Read this article: Middle Child Sits with Siblings, Laments Lot in Life
A Utah woman is courting controversy by reprimanding 10-year-old for bullying – by giving her a taste of her own medicine, public humiliation style.
Ally Olsen, 41, discovered that her fiance’s 10-year-old daughter, Kaylee, had been bullying a classmate because of the way she dressed.
As a result, the victim no longer wanted to come to school. When Ally heard this, she was upset at Kaylee, and responded in unorthodox fashion.
“I confronted Kaylee who explained that she had called another girl ‘sleazy’ for wearing Daisy Duke shorts and a tank top,” Olsen told Yahoo!More >
Rachael Clark is a straight-A student graduating from the University of Maryland this year, getting married this summer, and making plans beyond that.
She is preparing to write book about adoption; to pursue a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy; to become a mom to at least four kids.
Not bad for a young woman who was tragically left in a dumpster, sealed in a dark garbage bag, on the day she was born in September 1989.
“Some days, it’s like it never happened,” Rachael told NBC’s Today. “But some days, I really do struggle. I have such strong abandonmentMore >
Ellen DeGeneres invited Kai, an adorable 4-year-old singer, to perform on her talk show Thursday, and he did not disappoint with his Bruno Mars cover.
The youngster’s version of “If I Was Your Man” could use a little polish in post-production, but look at him work the crowd like a seasoned veteran!Kai on Ellen
With the fedora and button up, he’s basically Bruno Mars’ mini-me. Somebody’s got to arrange an intro between these two ASAP. Ellen, you on that?
It’s not Kai’s first trip to Ellen. He first caught her attention by singing another Bruno song, “Grenade,” in a video thatMore >
Desiree Hartsock begins her quest for love and ratings as The Bachelorette May 27, and we’re starting to piece together the coming season bit by bit.
The Bachelorette spoilers revealed so far hint at a multitude of charming, impressive guys and magical moments for Des. But which man will win it all?
Desiree Hartsock, 26, competed for Sean Lowe’s affections on The Bachelor. That didn’t work out, as she finished fourth. But when one door closes …
As he did then, the man, the myth, the one-man online oracle of TV, Reality Steve, has been digging like a fiend for the spoilers we knowMore >
A Spanish organization created an anti-child abuse ad that actually displays a different message targeted at adults and children at the same time.
Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation (ANAR) designed the ad to shows different images at varying angles, and thus to different people.Anti-Child Abuse Ad – Only For Children
When an adult, or someone taller than 4’5″, they see a sad child and the following line: “Sometimes, child abuse is only visible to the child suffering it.”
A child looks at the same ad, from a lower vantage point, they see a bruised face and aMore >
Octomom Nadya Suleman spent Valentine’s Day giving South Florida strip club goers a topless show, and showing off her significantly heavier physique.
It was the first three-night engagement at T’s in West Palm Beach, according to Gossip Extra, which got a couple of amazing pictures from the affair.
House strippers apparently little pink octopuses in the packed club as bouncers stuffed a deluge of tips that rained on stage during Octomom’s show.
“That’s how hard I’m trying to take care of my kids,” she said.
Truly, she is nothing if not dedicated to their well being.
She’s putMore >
Kate Gosselin is speaking out against bullying online and revealing the “deep scars” caused by some of the cruel comments people have made about her.
The mother of eight opened up to BullyVille in a piece titled “My Experience with Real Life and Internet Bullying.” It’s about … well, peeps bullying her.
Kate Gosselin says she was tormented in middle school, then again in recent years with “adult bullying.” Kate says simply, “I’ve been bullied. A lot.”
“Most of my memories are made up of confusing emotional struggles to figure out who I was and where I fit in,” says the formerMore >
Jon Gosselin may have purchased a few too many Ed Hardy shirts back in the day, because he’s been hit with a tax lien by the IRS – to the tune of $39,000.
Can you get a refund on hair plugs?
The former THG fixture owes that much from just 2009 – the year Jon and Kate Gosselin split, and the last year he likely had any sort of stable income.
Since then, he’s kinda faded into obscurity.
Despite all the money he made from celebrity gossip interviews and photos that year, according to papers filed in Berks County, Pa., Jon is still delinquent.
Given that Jon works a totallyMore >
Justin Bieber took time away from smoking up and splitting with Selena Gomez this week to pose for a photo with one of America’s best swimmers.
The Biebs met up with Missy Franklin prior to a show in Denver Monday night, with the Olympic Gold Medalist caring not one bit about those Justin Bieber smoking weed stories.
“With the Biebs,” Missy wrote as a caption to this photo. “He truly is a wonderful and genuine person! Such an honor to meet him!”
Bieber then responded in mind: “@FranklinMissy nice meeting u too. Enjoy the show.”
With Justin and Selena now over for good, mightMore >
In the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Jennifer Lopez makes it clear: she heads over heels for Casper Smart.
“He’s fantastic; he’s like my best friend,” the ex-American Idol judge tells the magazine. “I can tell him everything, when I’m feeling down, when I’m feeling good. He gives moral support, endless love and support.”
Aside from opening up about her young boyfriend, J. Lo also touches on her career in general and a certain iconic fashion statement…
On her professional/personal worlds: I’m a singer. I’m a dancer. I’m a performer. I’m an actress. That’s what I’m supposed toMore >
A trio of coyotes attacked a man in Kent, Washington this week – and now he wants to warn his neighbors about the presence of these dangerous animals.
Faron Scarberry resides next door to a school and told reporters that he was walking his pet pug when a coyote “lunged up towards” him and the dog.
“I kind of pushed it away with my hand and its front claws scratched my hand and wrist,” Scarberry said. “Then one of them grabbed me by the pant leg and started shaking my leg so I just started kicking and hitting at them to get them off of me and they ran back under the fence.”
As aMore >
From supermodels to singers, actors to politicians, it’s that time of the year again.
So pick that jaw up off the floor, fellas, and read on to learn about Celebrity of the Year #5: JUSTIN BIEBER!
Bieber has grown so huge that backlash against the artist is starting to kick in, with a new report claiming Justin is a pot-smoking diva.
But such negativity should not put a stain on theMore >