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Nurses Dress Up NICU Preemies in Halloween Costumes That Leave Their Parents SWOONING

ShareTweet Parenting a NICU preemie is not for the faint of heart — especially over the holidays. Nobody could know that better than NICU Clinical Manager Paula Glass, who spearheaded an extra special effort to bring a little bit of joy back into these parents’ lives on Halloween. The nurses of Advocate Children’s Hospital have helped turn an extra stressful time into a memorable celebration by designing itsy-bitsy costumes for the hospital’s smallest but mightiest patients. “The nurses work with families to help make all holidays special for them while their babies…

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Amazon’s ‘Homecoming’ takes nightmarish realities of military service to the Twilight Zone

Image: prime video Spoilers for Homecoming: Season 1 lie ahead. Very few Americans serve in the United States Armed Forces.  According to the Council on Foreign Relations, approximately 1.2 million citizens—less than 0.5% of the U.S. population—were recorded as active military personnel in 2016. At present, that relatively high number reflects the world’s third largest armed force. But it could be dropping fast. SEE ALSO: The skills kids need to avoid getting fooled by fake news Lacking motivation, obesity rates, and a competitive civilian job market are among many factors…

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Russia gloomy on US relations after Democrats take House in midterms

Moscow (CNN)The Russian government has sent a message of pessimism on its relations with the United States after the Democrats seized control of the powerful House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections. He added that Russia was, however, still open to dialogue. “We have a lot of problems in front of us that require our communication. These are problems of strategic security and arms control, and they will not just go away on their own without our conversations,” he said in a conference call with reporters. Russia described relations with…

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“I Planned a Weekend Getaway. Instead I Took Him to the ER”: Unbelievable Pizza Delivery Story of Driver Going 500 Miles Will Give You ALL the Feels

ShareTweet To some, a slice of pizza may just seem like a slice of pizza. An American favorite for lunch, dinner, or parties. But for Rich and Julie Morgan, THIS slice of pizza holds SO much more meaning than words can describe… Facebook You see, not only is this a slice of Steve’s Pizza, a pie that’s so good the Morgans “can’t possibly describe how delicious it is,” but it was also delivered with such love and care that a driver named Dalton drove almost 500 miles round-trip to get…

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Dave Hutchinson Poised To Become First Openly Gay Sheriff In Midwest

After an incredibly tight race, the 39-year-old veteran police officer declared an unofficial victory over Stanek, a President Donald Trump supporter whose critics say he was too amenable to federal immigration authorities. 100 percent of the county’s precincts had reported their election results, suggesting Hutchinson had won “We’re very excited,” Jeremy Zoss, a spokesman for Hutchinson’s campaign, told HuffPost of the election results on Wednesday. “We are pretty shellshocked at the moment. We were facing an incumbent who has been in office for 12 years, who had really strong name…

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Helicopter crash tributes to be moved

A tribute video will also be shown 15 minutes before the 15:00 GMT kick-off against Burnley. The club said a two-minute silence will be observed before the game in memory of servicemen and women, as well as the five lives lost in the crash. Additionally, supporters have planned a tribute march from Jubilee Square to King Power Stadium shortly after midday. Report End of Twitter post by @RebekahVardy Skip Twitter post 2 by @RebekahVardy Also available are a pair of signed boots which were worn by Jamie during the emotional…

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Democrats Green New Deal Wing Takes Shape Amid Wave Of Progressive Climate Hawk Wins

The Democratic Party’s nascent Green New Deal wing took shape Tuesday night as a series of progressive climate hawks notched historic, if expected, victories, tempering a night of stinging state-level losses for the fight to curb global warming. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, New York’s 14th District and will become the youngest woman elected to Congress. Ilhan Omar surged ahead in Minnesota’s 5th District, and Rashida Tlaib, facing no Republican challengers, sailed to victory in Michigan’s 13th District. They became the ever elected to Congress. In the one competitive race of the…

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Confessions of a Praying Wife

ShareTweet This morning as I drove to work I prayed for my husband. The Lord brought specific things to my mind to pray for him, and as I intervened for my spouse in intercession it occurred to me that I had not always prayed for him this way. I’ve always been a praying wife, but how I pray has changed. I thought back to about five years ago, and as I did my heart was broken. I was filled with guilt over how I had thought of and supported my…

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