Single Mum Becomes Dad For The Day So Her Son Doesn’t Miss Out On School Event

Three years ago, Whitney Kittrel found herself as a single parent. She vowed to do everything in her power to give her kids a ‘normal’ life, and knew she’d go to great lengths to do so. “Trips alone, teaching my son how to play catch, killing bugs with minimal screaming, countless memories, and a normal life,” she writes on her Facebook post, describing her life with her children.

After her son was finished with class at Arrowhead Elemantary School kindergarten one afternoon, he came home with a flyer for the school “dads and doughnuts” breakfast event. “My heart kinda sank,” wrote Whitney, not wanting her son to be disappointed.

The two of them sat and talked. Whitney asked her son if he’d like his grandfather to accompany him instead, though he politely declined. “He just smiled and said, “No. I want you to go. You’re my mom and dad.”

So supermum Whitney quickly concocted an ingenious plan.

“I gathered up my best dad outfit, painted on some facial hair, and went to breakfast with my sweet son. I was so embarrassed but I couldn’t help but smile when he introduced me to his little friends saying “this is my mom… she’s my dad too so I brought her!”

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This isn’t the first instance of a mother donning a father’s clothes to make sure that their children didn’t miss out on a school event. Kittrel’s post on Facebook has received an astoundingly positive response, with 9500 plus likes and over 4500 shares.

And it’s more than evident that her son appreciated the gesture, too:

“When I went to leave he ran after me and hugged me tight around my neck and whispered “mom… I know that you’ll always be there and do anything for me. Thank you. I love you” kissed my cheek and ran off. I hope he remembers this day cause I’ll never forget it or his sweet words”

Whilst it can sometimes be difficult being a single parent, Whitney has fully embraced all of the challenges and has undoubtedly achieved supermum status!

You won’t believe the amazing art this mom Is making on her iPhone

Can fine art come from a smartphone? The work of professional Instagrammer Ali Jardine may sway your opinion. Ali is a stay-at-home mom who has managed to pivot her love of taking artful photos of her kids into a career.

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Sometimes, a life that is peaceful, calm and uneventful can unexpectedly end up feeling stressed. You might feel a void because you’re not accomplishing anything new. You might start feeling worried about your current situation and wonder what disaster is around the corner.To shake up your life.

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Even if the outcome isn’t exactly like you anticipated. As outlined in this article on how to conquer fear and make a change, going after something new is as much about the process as it is the result anyway but result.

Some people are fine but If you feel like you’re in a rut and are looking for a positive way to add depth to your life, here are some positive ideas.

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Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

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Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Positive anything is better than negative nothing. .

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There are so many lessons I wish I had learned while I was young enough to appreciate and apply them. The thing with wisdom, and often with life lessons in general, is that they’re learned in retrospect, long after we needed them. The good news is that other people can benefit from our experiences and the lessons we’ve learned.

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

It’s up to you to improve your outlook on life, and on the world in general. In doing so, you’ll put yourself in a better position to make the world a better place.

It takes energy to not get frustrated by the negative we see in the world. It can leave you exhausted if you pay too much attention to it.

TEST YOURSELF: What Villain Are You Like When You’re Angry?

This is such a fun quiz! I definitely got a good laugh out of this one! No matter what type of villain you are, each one comes with its own special sense of humor. This quiz definitely took that knowledge and ran with it. If you are looking for a laugh or something to make you smile…in a sick and twisted kind of way, this quiz is definitely for you.

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Personally, I can’t see myself as a committed villain. I would feel too guilty! I supposed Elmer Fud would be who I would relate to the best. He is relentless in chasing Buggs Bunny but never fails to feel too bad to actually seriously harm him. That would totally be me.

This quiz gets right into the dirty details, though, everywhere from what kind of house you would live in, to how you would handle running into a superhero to what your diet would look like. And, when they say villain, they are talking about any and every villain you have ever heard of.

From the Joker to Voldemort to Jafar, you have unlimited amounts of evil to get paired with. Make sure to tell us your results in the comments below.

TEST YOURSELF: What’s Your Biggest Fear According To Your Zodiac Sign?

Zodiac signs are pretty interesting if nothing else. I always like to read my horoscope just to see if it has any relevance to my life. Some people get really into their signs and stay in touch with their horoscopes and others simply laugh at the idea that the universe has such a power that it can predict and change a being’s emotions and actions. I guess I am somewhere in the middle of the two. I think it’s pretty interesting, though, and sometimes I have to say, those horoscopes are dead on.

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I particularly like the zodiac sign descriptions of people born in certain months. I am a Taurus myself and some of the typical zodiac predictions about my personality hold true. I also see a lot of correlation in my friends and their signs, so it has to be somewhat accurate, doesn’t it?

This quiz is going to try to determine your biggest fear just by you revealing your sign. I’m curious to see what everyone gets. My results were “lack of financial stability” which is certainly something that makes me nervous more times that others, but I would say I have a larger fear of being abducted.

Tell us your results!

TEST YOURSELF: Can You Pass Math 101?

Oh, Lord. Not another torturous math quiz. I thought I had avoided the possibility of running into another math quiz by deciding to major in the furthest thing from math- English. For years, I suffered through the pain of trying to memorize formulas and keeping track of nifty shortcuts to get the answer. Needless to say, all of that suffering and pain really didn’t help me at all. I don’t think I remember any formulas for any kind of problem and none of my shortcuts ever seemed to get me the answer I need, meaning the correct answer. Honestly, I’m surprised I made it out of math alive.

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These questions, thankfully, are not entirely stressful. I say that because I am absolutely horrible at math but still managed to come out with only one wrong answer. That may have been the most successful math quiz I have ever taken.

If I can do it and have the results tell me I’m a math genius ( I’m literally shocked) then there is no reason you won’t do great! And I even guessed my way through a few, specifically number 8.

I hope you remember your basics! Let us know your results in the comments below.

TEST YOURSELF: Which Famous Man Is Your Soulmate According To Your Basic Instincts?

Ohhhh my goodness. This is a dangerous quiz, ladies. Once you have taken it no man within your reach may ever stand a chance. I mean seriously, after getting partnered with a Channing Tatum or a Ryan Gosling, how could you ever look at another man the same way? Like, sorry boys, my expectations are way to high to reach now. I want a Johnny Depp, not someone who is in real life.

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I liked taking this quiz because it really shows you what you are attracted to. I answered questions that I had never even asked myself before. I learned different traits that I was attracted to after I had unknowingly been seeking men out with these specific traits for years. So, with that being said, I have a much clearer idea in mind of the kind of man I should pursue.

My result was Channing Tatum, who I have had a major crush on since seeing him play in Dear John. The results told me I like athletic, sweet and alpha-type males who like to take control. Good to know.

Who was your result? Let us know who it was and what you think in the comments below! Happy quizzing!

What Were You In A Past Life According To The Colors You Choose?

Our past lives are an interesting topic. It’s fun to explore what we were before we were our present selves, or, at least, the idea of what we were. Sometimes it gives us a little bit of reason or sense in figuring out why we are the way we are. Why we may be so paranoid or why we seem to be so protective. Maybe we don’t like to swim because we suffered a shipwreck in our past life. Or maybe you love to garden because you lived in the jungle before your present life. Perhaps that overprotective part of your personality came from having to protect your babies against predators. It’s all relevant.

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So, what do you think you were in your past life? An animal? A person from an entirely different world? I always imagined myself as a princess…one that had been captured and rescued by a painfully handsome and utterly romantic man’s man. Someone scruffy and muscular…and tall.

Unfortunately, my results didn’t align with my prediction. I was scored as a demon in my past life, filled with hate. Slightly irritating. But hey, glitches exist everywhere, right?

Let us know your results in the comments below!

Can You Recognize The Most Famous Disney Characters Just From Their Faces?

Oh, Disney. One if the most important companies of our childhood. This incredible company rewrote story after story to inspire and enlighten children all over the world. They took gruesome, grim and scary stories and put a happy twist on their endings, promoting a message of hope and the belief that things will work out if you believe in yourself. They spread this message through books, films, games and toys, making their impact in the lives of children and their parents.

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I can remember sitting cross-legged on my parents carpet, the first carpet they ever owned together, watching Disney movies on our small, cheap television. The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Alice in Wonderland and The Aristocats were some of my very favorites. I loved the idea of entering an entirely new place to rediscover yourself, even as a child. And here I am today, halfway across the country from that very carpet, rediscovering everything I thought I was. These characters were more than just movies on a screen for me. They were lessons I would use later in life. Lessons of kindness, lessons of hope and lessons of holding on to the belief that things always get better.

What did these characters mean to you? Can you identify their faces to their film? Let us know in the comments below what kind of memories their faces brought back!

Quiz Yourself: So You Think You Know…. London’s Top Romcoms?

There is something wonderful and terrible about romantic comedies. When thinking of the cons of these types of films, I immediately shy away from all of their happy endings. It seems that every romantic comedy movie has that struggle that keeps you on your toes but in the back of your mind you already know it’s going to work out because it has to. It sets us up with this sort of false hope in our own lives and relationships.

However, there is nothing like watching a romantic comedy when you are feeling down or frustrated with your life as a single individual out there looking for love. It can restore that humor that we need when life gets a little bumpy. They sort of say to us through the screen “hey, it’s okay. It could be worse. You could be as screwed up as these people!”

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Romcoms will have a special place in our hearts forever, especially those that were made in  place that we call home. Some of my favorite movies are on this quiz. How well do you know your romcoms and their messages they were trying to send? Why not find out by answering these 10 questions?

Happy quizzing!

A Real Underground Kingdom

In 1991, a cave in Phon Nha-Ke Bang national park, Vietnam, was discovered by a man who had zero expectations of finding something so incredible. He didn’t know how incredible it was, however, as he was too frightened to go inside. The locals who named the cave Son Doong, wouldn’t even enter it.

In 2009, a group of British scientists led by Howard Limbert found the cave and entered to find it was five kilometres long and 150 metres wide. It is the largest cave on Earth that we know of.

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The cave has its own flora, fauna, lakes and even clouds. It really is like its own world.

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To enter the cave, you must lower a rope 80 metres to get inside.

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There’s a river inside.

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There are even lakes and beaches.

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And ancient fossils and stalactites.

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Stalagmites of  70 metres tall, which are record size, also ’grow’ there.

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You can take one of the giant pearls  as a souvenir.

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Within the cave is a jungle where monkeys, hornbill birds, and bats live.

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The cave has its own climatic conditions; It’s different than the weather outside the cave.

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Its massive size is both impressive and overwhelming.

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