Dad’s never-ending prank on his teen daughter makes it Halloween all year long

September 9, 2014 | 2 comments

When Carly Harris’ father bought a Halloween skeleton at Costco a few years ago, she didn’t give it a second thought…until it started showing up around the house last summer.

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She explains

My dad is really into Halloween and decorating our house with scary spiderwebs and bats and so on…and somehow over time, he thought it would be a good idea to hide it around the house to scare me.

Carly is decidedly not into it.

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New Kindergartener goes way above and beyond while reading his sight words. Incredible…

September 9, 2014 | 5 comments

This 5-year-old’s teacher sent home a list of this week’s sight words for him to practice with his parents. I think it’s safe to say, it’s time for this little genius to move on to the next reading level…

Mom turns toddler’s ink sketches into fantastic watercolor paintings

September 8, 2014 | No comments

Artist Ruth Oosterman spends hours drawing with her 2-year-old daughter Eve, who uses a black ink pen to create her imaginative works of art…

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When going through Eve’s sketches one day, Ruth realized the drawings could create a foundation for watercolor paintings that Ruth would never have dreamed of on her own. She tells Bored Panda,

I try to work quickly and let imagination and play take root into the painting rather than taking it too seriously, this way I can encourage Eve’s contribution without making it too “grownup.”

These are a few of their collaborations so far…

The Red Boat

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NFL team shows compassion and class, cuts player but helps save his daughter’s life

September 8, 2014 | 1 comment

When defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals Devon Still found out in June that his 4-year old daughter Leah was diagnosed with stage-4 pediatric cancer, football was suddenly the last thing on his mind.

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When he had to leave practice and commute between his Delaware home and his daughter’s treatment facility in Philadelphia, his performance suffered. So a week ago, just before the season was to start, he got some discouraging news: Despite having played for the last two years, he didn’t make the final 53-man roster this season.

But it wasn’t all bad news…

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Overjoyed Australian dad crushes his daughter’s dreams with one lucky basketball shot

September 8, 2014 | No comments

This man’s daughter tells him that if he makes a backward, one-handed basket he never has to buy her anything ever again. She didn’t think this would happen…

His unadulterated, in-your-face happiness is as good as the freak basket, isn’t it?

This mechanic saved a baby’s life with an app he just downloaded

September 5, 2014 | No comments

Saving someone’s life? There’s an app for that. Thank goodness Washington auto mechanic Jeff Olson — who moonlights as a volunteer EMT — had it on his phone!

When a store clerk noticed that a 10-month old baby had stopped breathing, she began performing rescue breathing. Jeff Olson, who was working on a car a few blocks away, heard his phone ring.

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Baby is hilariously satisfied as he ruins a sweet father-son photo in the nastiest way possible

September 5, 2014 | No comments

When new dad Al Ferguson recently visited a photo studio for some portraits with his son, he was looking forward to getting some special images for his family to enjoy. Instead, he got a special image for the entire internet to enjoy.

At first, things were going perfectly…

Al posed peacefully with sleeping Ted draped over his forearm…

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But then it happened…

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Watch this baby’s pure joy when he gets hearing aids at just 7 weeks old

September 4, 2014 | 1 comment

Baby Lachlan was diagnosed with moderate to severe hearing loss in both ears when he was born and required hearing aids. His parents captured the beautiful moment his hearing aids were put in place…when he wasn’t even two months old yet.

This is guaranteed to brighten your day.

(via VVV)

Never has a baby rocked a bottle of milk so freaking hard. Just look at her…

September 3, 2014 | No comments

Even metalheads get soft when it comes to their little babies. A few months ago the lead singer of Grollschwert, a Japanese death metal band, had a little girl. Of course, he is sharing pictures of her on Twitter

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And while he usually tries to seem edgy and mysterious like this…

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…you can see right through him to his sensitive side in pictures like this…

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Deadpan dad has resorted to YouTube to keep his kids from being complete slobs

September 1, 2014 | 4 comments

This father has tried and failed to get his teenagers to maintain even a modicum of tidiness in their home, so he’s trying something new — Instructional videos. Maybe if his message comes to them by way of a viral video, they’ll pay attention.

Lesson 1: Changing the toilet paper…