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Father's Day Lemonade

Jon Vaughn | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

My daughters have given me more Father's Days than any given Sunday. There are lots of moments throughout the year they make me feel like a good dad without even trying. If you're a dad like me, all you really want is your children to be happy, joyous and free.

Friday Talking Points -- Fighting or Following?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ryan's got enough problems right now as it is, since he hasn't really gotten anything done in the House this year. Just like John Boehner before him, the Tea Party extremist faction is holding everything hostage and gumming up the works.

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

HooplaHa | Posted 11.11.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Newtown Kindness has a mission to promote kindness around the world. The organization aims to facilitate acts of kindness within communities as well a...

Making Lemonade

Yara Zgheib | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

In a collection of six short stories he compiled and called "after the quake," Haruki Murakami describes the lives of six random people in the immediate aftermath of the 1995 earthquake that killed 6,434, injured 43,792, and displaced 310,000 citizens of the city of Kobe, Japan.

What Running a Lemonade Stand Teaches Us About Marketing Strategies

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Audrey van Petegem

So, why was it so successful? None of them just sat there waiting for people to stop. They engaged the passerbyers, even before they made that split second decision to stop and buy a glass.

Young Girl's 'Lemon-Aid' Stand Raises Money For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.14.2015 | Good News

NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side Labor Day weekend often marks the end of summer vacation, and this girl was ready to get back to work. E...

Police Make Arrest In SoCal Lemonade Stand Heist

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 07.17.2015 | Crime

A man suspected of robbing two girls running a lemonade stand in southern California has been arrested, The Associated Press reported. On Wednesday, t...

Children Really Are Our Future

Jay Scott | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

As we enter the summer months and "lemonade season," as we call it at Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, I have the immense pleasure of hearing from children all around the country who are continuing what Alex started.

Lemonade Refresh: 4 Ways To Spice Up Your Lemonade

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Summer is here which means it's time to set up your lemonade stand!

Texas Police Officers Shut Down Girls' Lemonade Stand Because They Didn't Have A Permit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.11.2015 | Crime

When life gives you lemons -- quick, hide them from the cops! Police in Overton, Texas, shut down a lemonade stand on Monday, because the two young...

The Significance of 50

Jay Scott | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

Throughout my life there have been many numbers of significance. For instance 4 -- the number of children I have had the immense pleasure of being a father to; or the age when my daughter Alex first voiced her desire to host a lemonade stand to help doctors on their way to finding cures for all kids with cancer.

How a Racehorse Named Afleet Alex Kept Our Daughter Alex's Legacy Alive

Jay Scott | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Jay Scott

My wife Liz and I knew nothing about horse racing at the time, but in our minds, we thought, why not? We soon learned that the owners had undersold the ability of the horse, he was more than "pretty good."

A Carrier of the Torch, Two-Time Childhood Cancer Fighter Maya Rigler Shows Character of My Daughter

Jay Scott | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

Looking back I don't know if it was the inspiration of a courageous little girl who lived so close by, who was treated at the very same hospital, or our continued commitment in a world where it's hard to keep commitments, but I know that she and her siblings have gotten the message -- "when life gives you lemons, do something about it."

Beyond the Classroom, an Education in Making a Difference

Jay Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

My daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott, the creator of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, would be 19 years old now, and I don't think it's a shock to learn that I often wonder what she would be like today.

Going Against the Flow: Vivienne Harr of Make a Stand

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."

Overcoming Adversity, a Step at a Time

Jay Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

What does taking a single step mean to you? Did you walk to work this morning, or simply walk to the car to drive to work? Did you walk to the kitchen to grab coffee or take the dog for a walk around the block?

Adding Meaning to a Life Taken Too Soon: Ten Years Later

Jay Scott | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

This Friday, August 1, 2014 will mark 10 years since my daughter Alex lost her life to neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer, at just 8 years of age.

Boy's Charity Lemonade Stand Has Raised Enough To Buy 330 Wheelchairs For People In Need

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News

Most children are concerned with only the simpler things in life, leaving the tough stuff for grown-ups. But Zack Francom, 11, is not your ordinar...

These Are the People Who Stop at Lemonade Stands

Galit Breen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Galit Breen

The neighbor we rarely see whose kids are grown and gone but still come home to pass footballs in the cul de sac. Whenever I see him and his wife I feel like we offer each other a trade of sorts -- a look at their past for a peek at our future.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'I Believe in Miracles'

Jay Scott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.

Is Your Child's Lemonade Stand Against the Law?

Women & Co | Posted 10.16.2013 | Parents
Women & Co

Before they set up a lemonade stand or sell cookies to their neighborhood friends, be aware that such seemingly harmless entrepreneurial activities might be against local laws.

Detroit, I Feel You

Courtney Garcia | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

I feel bad for the folks in Detroit right now because it already sucks to live there, plus the Lions are usually bad, and with this new bankruptcy filing, it's just another blow to the hometown spirit.

Words of Wisdom From My Daughter: 'Be Grateful For What You Do Have, Not Unhappy For What You Don't'

Jay Scott | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

I learned so much from my daughter Alex, and am eternally grateful for those years that I did have with her. I continue to hold her close now, and follow in her footsteps to better treatments and cures. We won't let you down.

How Far Would You Go... A Million Miles?

Jay Scott | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

There aren't many certainties in this life, but one thing I know for sure is that when your child is sick, fighting a life-threatening illness, as a parent, you would do anything to cure them.

LOOK: Kids Write Cutest Letter Ever To Food Bank

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.13.2013 | Impact

After raking in a sweet amount of change from their lemonade stand, three budding philanthropists decided to give it all away. The generous tykes ...