Heisman winner Joe Burrow inspires donations to food pantry

Heisman winner Joe Burrow inspires donations to food pantry

What he managed to say in just a few sentences, though, would make a "huge impact" on his hometown, Athens County Food Pantry board president Karin Bright told TODAY Parents .

Ashley Graham says she's gained 50 pounds during pregnancy and 'never felt better'

Ashley Graham says she's gained 50 pounds during pregnancy and 'never felt better'

In fact, a month before she announced her pregnancy in August, Graham guest hosted the fourth hour of TODAY alongside Jenna Bush Hager , and explained that she urges photographers not to get carried away with retouches when she works on a shoot, so that she can show her true self.

Brothers at their first NFL game warm the hearts of internet

Brothers at their first NFL game warm the hearts of internet

Danielle Ayo Trahan quickly formed a bond with brothers Terrion Shaffer, 14, and Jairen Fisher, 8, sitting next to her and her husband Dustin at a recent New Orleans Saints football game.

Wisconsin town has outlawed throwing snowballs

Wisconsin town has outlawed throwing snowballs

"No person shall throw or shoot any object, arrow, stone, snowball or other missile or projectile, by hand or by any other means, at any other person or at, in or into any building, street, sidewalk, alley, highway, park, playground or other public place within the city," the full ordinance reads.

17 kids born to Missouri sheriff's office after raises

17 kids born to Missouri sheriff's office after raises

The Jefferson County, Missouri, Sheriff’s Office, has 17 bleary-eyed dads in its ranks after the department experienced a baby boom .In 2019, deputies and their partners welcomed 10 boys and seven girls.“It’s pretty wild,” Sgt. Matt Moore told TODAY Parents .But it’s not purely coincidental.

It's Giving Tuesday! Abby Cadabby wants your kids to help

It's Giving Tuesday! Abby Cadabby wants your kids to help

And who knows more about teaching kindness than our friends at Sesame Street ?Abby Cadabby chatted with TODAY's Sheinelle Jones and some kind kids about the do-good holiday.Check out TODAY's list of simple acts of kindness that families can do together!.

Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

"There is no reason today why an employer can't hire these people because they are all able to communicate," Gurian told TODAY.Ethan Donovan stands in the coffee shop started by his mom and longtime speech pathologist, Ethan and the Bean.

Twisted Sister rock anthem remade to help kids with cancer

Twisted Sister rock anthem remade to help kids with cancer

The '80s metal band frontman appears in a video directed by "Mindfreak" magician Criss Angel, singing an acoustic, stripped-down version of his iconic 1984 battle cry for disaffected youth, "We're Not Gonna Take It," to help raise awareness for pediatric cancer research and treatment.

'I love the mean mug': Baby's photo shoot scowl goes viral

'I love the mean mug': Baby's photo shoot scowl goes viral

Photographer Justine Tuhy said newborn Luna Musa "stared her down" during a photoshoot."She was actually pretty content throughout the whole session," Tuhy, an Ohio-based photographer who specializes in wedding and newborn photos, told TODAY Parents .Mom Lori Musa said Luna has been making these faces since birth.

Dylan Dreyer says she prays and thanks God every night for pregnancy

Dylan Dreyer says she prays and thanks God every night for pregnancy

“I wanted to get Calvin’s new room situated before the baby came because I never wanted him to think the baby was stealing his current room,” Dylan told TODAY Home last month.Dylan and her husband have been especially sensitive to how Calvin will adjust to having a new baby brother.

TODAY readers love this gold Kate Spade bracelet — and it's 29% off right now

TODAY readers love this gold Kate Spade bracelet — and it's 29% off right now

A part of Kate Spade's collection of idiom bangles, this bracelet is handcrafted with 12-karat gold plating and has the phrase "Heart of Gold" engraved on the inside.The bangle also is available in rose gold and silver, each featuring a different classic phrase.

Jennifer Lopez says she's 'so open' to having kids with Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez says she's 'so open' to having kids with Alex Rodriguez

Lopez is mother to 11-year-old twins Emme Maribel and Maximilian “Max” David, and since dating A-Rod, she's welcomed his two daughters, Ella Alexander, 11, and Natasha Alexander, 15, with an open heart.“We all just grow closer.

Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Toothbrush Black Friday Deal

Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Toothbrush Black Friday Deal

Philips Sonicare calls this their "best ever toothbrush for the most exceptional clean and complete care" and it's not hard to see why.You can shop all the best Black Friday 2019 deals here.

Advice for Hoda and Joel on adding their kids to a wedding

Advice for Hoda and Joel on adding their kids to a wedding

Kristy Ray and her husband, Anthony, wanted to include Anthony's then 8-year-old son, James, in their wedding ceremony, so the couple planned a sand ceremony to signify their joining together as one family.

After donating teen's organs, mom shares bond with recipient

After donating teen's organs, mom shares bond with recipient

The Michigan mom has met nearly all of the donors who received her daughter's organs, including the man who received Emily's heart, Guy Mulligan, an endocrinologist and father of four who lives in Ohio.

Mall Santa calms Illinois boy with autism

Mall Santa calms Illinois boy with autism

He’s like ’I’m gonna do it this time!’ But as soon as we get there, he freezes,” Weerts’ mother, Sheila Seelye, told TODAY Parents .

Mom sees ghost on video baby monitor watching her kids

Mom sees ghost on video baby monitor watching her kids

Now, meet Ghost Mom. Leila Livingston, a mother of four from North Carolina, was in her bedroom getting dressed, when she spotted a female intruder on the baby monitor.“My heart just dropped,” Livingston, 34, told TODAY Parents .

Kathie Lee Gifford talk about her kids getting married

Kathie Lee Gifford talk about her kids getting married

Cassidy and Cody haven’t publicly announced their wedding dates yet, but Kathie Lee will obviously be over the moon as she celebrates each of her kids’ special days.When Sheinelle Jones asked if she would be singing as part of the celebrations, Kathie Lee said no.“They don’t want me to sing.

'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper on facing holidays with a 3-year-old and an infant

'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper on facing holidays with a 3-year-old and an infant

Kemper said she knows caring for two tiny people at the holidays will make for some challenging moments, but she is looking forward to spending time with her family, including her sister and her children.

Dying dad shares final beer with sons in viral photo: 'That moment meant so much'

Dying dad shares final beer with sons in viral photo: 'That moment meant so much'

Norbert Schemm’s dying wish was quite simple: He just wanted one last beer with his sons.Last night all he wanted to do was to have one last beer with his sons.Did the same thing with my Dad in May. Cold beer and a Yankee game.

The electric toothbrush with over 8,000 reviews is 60% off today

The electric toothbrush with over 8,000 reviews is 60% off today

The Sonicare Essence — a $25 toothbrush from the same line as the $200 DiamondClean — is better than both the $5 Oral B and $100 Colgate brushes.If you just want a basic electric toothbrush that thoroughly cleans your teeth, this is the way to go.

'To the parents who don't see their children'

'To the parents who don't see their children'

Here's a story about single parents splitting the cost of raising kids , and here is another about how divorce and separation really affects your children .You're their parent and they're your child, you owe it to them to try.

23andMe DNA kits are 50% off ahead of Black Friday

23andMe DNA kits are 50% off ahead of Black Friday

If you want to do a deeper dive into your genetic makeup, this 23andMe kit can help indicate predispositions to diseases like celiac and type 2 diabetes and genetic markers for wellness traits like weight gain and muscle composition.

Jenna Bush Hager found 1 last Christmas gift from her grandmother after she died

Jenna Bush Hager found 1 last Christmas gift from her grandmother after she died

Jenna said she received a call from her aunt last November to tell her that her beloved "Ganny" left several hand-needlepointed Christmas stockings for the great-grandchildren she didn't live to see, including Jenna's baby son, Hal , who was born in August .Jenna Bush Hager has some special Christmas stockings for her children that were left to her by her beloved grandmother, former first lady Barbara Bush.

Bode and Morgan Miller can't decide what to name their newborn twins

Bode and Morgan Miller can't decide what to name their newborn twins

Bode and Morgan Miller ’s twin sons didn’t give mom and dad much notice before making their appearance on Nov. 8) In fact, the boys arrived on the scene before the midwives did.

This $11 clip-on strainer makes cooking pasta so much easier

This $11 clip-on strainer makes cooking pasta so much easier

Simply tilt the pot and it strains the pasta cooking water out of the side into your sink.Well, if you don’t eat pasta, fruits, vegetables or anything that needs straining, I’d give this a pass.

A hospital dressed babies like Mr. Rogers and it's very cute

A hospital dressed babies like Mr. Rogers and it's very cute

What a beautiful serenade to Mrs. Rogers at UPMC Magee this morning celebrating the legacy of #MisterRogers universal kindness and acceptance.“What a beautiful serenade to Mrs. Rogers at UPMC Magee this morning celebrating the legacy of #MisterRogers universal kindness and acceptance,” UPMC tweeted.

Dad's post on the 10-year anniversary of son's death goes viral

Dad's post on the 10-year anniversary of son's death goes viral

Comedian Michael Cruz Kayne isn’t especially proud of his Twitter.“It’s mostly just incredibly stupid jokes,” Kayne told TODAY Parents .But on Monday, the New Yorker tried something new: He started a thread about the death of his newborn son, Fisher.“This isn’t really what twitter is for, but ten years ago today my son died and I basically never talk about it with anyone other than my wife.

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

'I'm here for you': Dogs help young victims of abuse in courts, hospitals

And I just said, 'Well, you know, sometimes he is just here to help kids,’” Jones, program manager for victim services in the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, told TODAY Parents.

One dad's take on school newsletters has parents crying with laughter

One dad's take on school newsletters has parents crying with laughter

One dad is starting to wonder if he needs to hire a personal assistant to help keep track of his 6-year-old daughter's school fundraisers and theme days.“Most mornings it’s difficult enough to get the children dressed, fed and out the door with their shoes on the right way, never mind what else she needs to bring with her,” Paul Callan, 38, told TODAY Parents .The doctor from Manchester, England, isn’t alone in feeling that way.