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INDIANAPOLIS — Hope is coming full circle at the Dayspring Center, a homeless shelter for families in Indianapolis. The center runs Camp Discovery every year, a summer camp for children who have been at the shelter. This year, one of their former campers has returned as a counselor. “I feel like everybody has this stereotypical […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Summer slide is a real thing and now that kids are out of the classroom for several weeks, they oftentimes forget what they learned. The Indianapolis Pubic Library wants to help prevent that by bringing back their Summer Reading Program. Madison Wylie, 7, has big goals this summer that include reading for 20 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Right now, more than 300 kids in Indiana are without a home. They are in the Indiana Department of Child Services system, which is in desperate need of foster parents. Shenay Golden has been a foster parent for 6-1/2 years. She said her grandmother made it her life’s work and she and her […]

A stray bullet struck and shattered a window on the southwest side of the Children's Museum of Indianapolis on Wednesday. No visitors or staff at the museum were injured during the incident.

Kim Kardashian West says after being self-quarantined with her family she is done having children. She recently appeared on The View remotely from home. She said, “Being at home with four kids, if I ever thought for a minute that I wanted another one, that is out the door. It’s really tough. It’s really tough.” […]

Looking for the perfect night in with the family a few movies and hot chocolate. Netflix has released their cheat codes to unlock all your favorite Christmas movies. Here are the codes: Family Films : 1474017 Children Films Ages 5 to 7 : 1477201 Ages 8 to 10 : 1477204 Ages 11 to 12 : […]

At some point during the parenting experience, a child is going to ask, “Is that a boy or a girl?” It’s a valid question for a young child. They’re realizing that the world is larger than their immediate surroundings and are starting to crave details. That’s a red car, the ball is round, the cookie […]

You may remember the popular home renovation show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. It aired on ABC for nine seasons and featured countless families in need getting their homes renovated or rebuilt by a team of experts. Hosted by Ty Pennington of HGTV fame, the show provided a fantasy outlet for families who could live vicariously […]

There’s a toddler gym where the mostly white and wealthy folks go that I take my son to. It’s so refreshing to see the children play with each other without judgment. This isn’t to say that some of the kids aren’t jerks but they’re equal opportunity jerks. Still, some moms and nannies watch with laser-focused […]

Michael Boylan is the founder of The Reach For Me Network, the first social media site created specifically for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs. He is the proud father of a son who has physical and cognitive challenges. He writes about his journey from life as a successful, Type A, married, […]

Maribel Martinez's son Andy was put on the wrong JetBlue flight on his way home to New York from the Dominican Republic.