Mom turns toddler’s ink sketches into fantastic watercolor paintings

Sep 8, 2014 By Joey White 0

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

Sep 8, 2014 By Megan Berman 1

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

Sep 5, 2014 By Megan Berman 0

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

Sep 5, 2014 By Abraham 0

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 87-year-old mama briefly but beautifully remember her daughter…and try not to sob

Sep 1, 2014 By Abraham 3

When Kelly Gunderson was spending time with her aging mother recently, she turned on her camera to try to capture a moment or two of lucidity despite the dementia.

At first, it didn’t seem like mama was going to remember Kelly, but then there was a breakthrough. Of course, it was fleeting and it’s hard to know exactly what she remembered. But it is a moment Kelly will no doubt treasure for the rest of her life.

To see the lifetime of love between this mother and daughter in such a brief but extraordinary moment is beyond poignant…