People always say things were better in the 1950s, don’t they? But after learning what kindergartners were expected to do back then, you might not be so sure. Seriously, would you allow your kindergartner to skip to school alone? Or teach them how to survive a nuclear attack? The stark differences between now and then are just insane! And if you don’t believe us, check out the 1954 report card of a certain Margaret Bramer. These are 20 of the most shocking things on there.
Jackie Kennedy, Cleopatra, Marie Curie, Princess Diana... the human race owes so much to incredible mothers that it would be tricky to praise them too highly. But we’re going to give it a shot! Yes, we’ve rounded up the most inspirational and extraordinary maternal figures from all of history. And in our unashamed celebration of these remarkable moms, we’ll discover their massive contributions and sacrifices that changed our world for the better.
There's something safe and comforting about your own personal space — most of the time. But for a teenaged Steve Lickteig, his once secure and pleasant home suddenly turned into a waking nightmare. What happened? Lickteig learned a startling truth about his adoptive parents that shook him to his core. And then, unable to face up to this terrible realization, the boy fled his home, hoping to leave the dark secret far behind him. Still, the past has a way of catching back up to you...
“Does this punishment fit the crime?” This is a question all parents find themselves asking when they have to discipline their kids, and while his parents were on vacation, 14-year-old Angel Martinez didn’t exactly live up to his name. One bad decision led to his parents giving him a most unorthodox punishment that many say went too far. Simply grounding Angel for a month would’ve been too easy.