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WATCH: Dancing With The Stars: The Animal Edition

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 11:41 AM

This Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment will have you shakin' and groovin'. Animals do some pretty amazing things -- including dance with style! If you're not sure which moves are the best to practice, take the advice of these entertaining animals. Do you have what it takes on the...

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WATCH: We Bet You've Never Seen THIS At The Gym Before

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 11:36 AM

Animals can make anything a toy. Like a cat with a box or a hedgehog with a toilet paper roll. These furry friends have found a new way to have fun - or exercise - on a treadmill. From dogs to horses, a human's go to workout machine is their...

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WATCH: What's the Origin of the Phrase 'Wild Goose Chase?'

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 11:18 AM

We hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend! Today is Cyber Monday. Are you on a "wild goose chase" for good deals? Have you ever wondered where that phrase even comes from? Does it have to do with a goose? Or even a chase for that matter? Let Professor Good...

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WATCH: The Adventures of Sullivan the Therapy Dog

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 12:47 PM

Do you ever wonder what it is like in the day of a therapy dog? They help so many different people in so many ways. In a new short series from HooplaHa and Inclusion Films, Sullivan's Travels, we get a pawsitively adorable look. Sullivan is a young therapy dog who...

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WATCH: 7 Tips for Cooking the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 10:53 AM

Thanksgiving dinner is the most anticipated cooking/eating event of the year. But don't let the stress of creating a perfect meal get you down. Have a calm, stress free holiday and spend more time with your family by following these simple tips!

Everyone looks forward to that delicious turkey and...

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WATCH: Puppies Present: People Food We Can Eat

(2) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 11:26 AM

The age old question from every dog owner... What people food can my dog eat? If your dogs are like mine, they are at your feet when you're eating or cooking. What if something drops? Can they eat it? I know grapes and chocolate are bad for them... but what...

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WATCH: Festive Facts About Thanksgiving Foods

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 12:11 PM

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we are all getting excited! Not only do we get to spend time with loved ones, give thanks and make memories; but we get to eat a delicious feast! My mouth has been watering for a week already. To further get you in...

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WATCH: How I Overcame Bullying: A 12-Year-Old Actress' Inspiring Story

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 1:17 PM

Today happens to be International Stand Up To Bullying Day; we have the perfect video for you!

This is the first video in a series highlighting resilient and inspiring people who have successfully overcome difficult obstacles in their lives. Today, we highlight the strength and confidence of Rachel Arianna, a...

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WATCH: Fish Lovers Rejoice! Tips To Avoid The Stink

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 10:34 AM

Busy moms don't have time for a smelly kitchen! Do you love cooking fish but hate the lingering smell? This latest Kitchen Hack gives you the simple way to avoid the stink. Forget the air fresheners that just mask it... this tip gets rid of it for good.

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WATCH: Teenager Starts Club To Honor Late Father's Kindness

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 12:25 PM

B kind, a club started by sisters, is all about encouraging acts of kindness in our everyday lives.

B kind was inspired by the life of Bill Mahoney, a loving husband and father whose life was tragically cut short by pancreatic cancer on April 30, 2013. Bill was one of...

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WATCH: How to Keep Your Home Both Green and Organized

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 9:41 AM

Our favorite frog says, "It isn't easy being green." But we beg to differ. With new fads about being organic to stay healthy, the ways we clean are changing too. Organizational Expert, Barbara Reich is back with a new "Life Organized" episode to give you all her tips on being...

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WATCH: Student Starts A Movement To Brighten Everyone's Day

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 2:01 PM

One very uplifting young man knows the power of a high five. When Jeremy Grace noticed a friend was having a bad day, he flipped up his hand and gave her a high five. Noticing the positive effect it had on her mood, he decided to give out high fives...

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WATCH: 8 Ways to Be Grateful and Lead a Better Life

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 1:14 PM

Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity... It makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. -- Melody Beattie

Life is precious and we have a lot to be thankful...

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WATCH: A Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe Perfect For First Dates

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 1:55 PM

Not every recipe comes from a cookbook. In fact, the best ones often start right in the family! Just like Felicia Levinson's "Unwritten Recipes." This mother, thespian and comfort food creator, concocts dishes from the recipes she learned from mother, grandmother and other special family moments. This grilled chicken recipe...

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WATCH: Recycled Garbage Makes Tiny Houses For Homeless

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 1:52 PM

This Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment will warm your heart. In this case, one person's trash is another's "Home Sweet Home." Oakland artist Gregory Kloehn makes pint sized homes on wheels from discarded materials he finds on the street. Inspired by the small home environmental movement, Kloehn started making...

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WATCH: How to Make Sure Your Boys Become Gentlemen

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 2:17 PM

It is every mother of boy's dream to raise polite, kind young men. What is the trick? While there is no sure fire way, there are some tips that can help. Lyette Reback, mom of 15 beautiful kids, including some charming little gentlemen, and star of our Mom 15 series,...

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WATCH: 6-Year-Old Serves Up Kindness With Her Favorite Drink

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 2:25 PM

Newtown Kindness has a mission to promote kindness around the world. The organization aims to facilitate acts of kindness within communities as well as raise awareness of kindness through education, sharing and recognition. One way they do that is with their lemonade kits that go out across the country. They...

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WATCH: Veterans Bike Their Way to Recovery With Wounded Warrior Project

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 2:21 PM

Happy Veterans Day to all past and present heroes! To honor them, we want to talk about a very special event. The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization which empowers and honors injured service members. One of their outreach activities includes the Soldier Ride, where soldiers cycle together with adaptive...

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WATCH: 17 Steps Between a Dancer and Her Dream

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 3:05 PM

Twelve-year-old Meg has always had a dream to be a dancer. Adopted as a baby, Meg came to the United States with her sister when she was just 3 month old. Her new parents noticed that she was having difficulties with certain developmental phases and Meg was diagnosed with cerebral...

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WATCH: Mother Nature Never Looked So Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 2:06 PM

In my opinion, autumn is the most beautiful time of the year. Between the foliage and bright colors, Mother Nature is absolutely breathtaking. However, this video highlights and proves that she is beautiful all year round. Unless you are a world traveler, we might not be so lucky to see...

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