100 Random Acts of Kindness to Make the World a Nicer Place
Things feel tougher than ever these days but instead of getting bogged down in the bad, do these little acts of kindness to bring light and love to your loved ones, your community, and the world.
30 Stories About the Touching Kindness of Strangers That’ll Make You Tear Up
We asked readers for firsthand accounts of compassion. Here are 30 stories on kindness that touched your lives—and our hearts.
Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives
Good educators share knowledge. Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.
13 Heartwarming Stories of Dads Going Above and Beyond for Their Kids
These men have a powerful way of showing their love that goes further than simply saying it.
26 Love Quotes to Add to Your Valentine’s Day Cards
Instead of struggling to find the perfect sentiment, tap these authors, producers, journalists, poets, and writers for their most inspiring...
The Heartwarming Reason Why We Put Oranges in Christmas Stockings
This age-old tradition has a few surprising origins.
8 Heartwarming Stories of Older Children Who Finally Found Their Forever Home
It's not just infants who need forever families. Grab a tissue: These adoption stories will make you cry—in the best...
22 Famous People You Didn’t Know Are Middle Children
In honor of August's National Middle Child Day, let us bust a pervasive myth for you: No, middle children aren't...
8 Adoptees Who Found Their Birth Parents Through DNA Kits
Who knew that swabbing your cheek could result in family reunions across the world? A simple test is responsible for...
This Soon-to-be Bride Sent One Invitation to the Wrong Address—But She Got the Most Touching Note in...
Kindness can really make you pause and be thankful during a stressful time.
22 Heartwarming Stories of True Friendship That Will Make You Call Your Bestie
If you’re lucky, you’ll find one person who brightens your day, lends an ear, and inspires you. RD readers share...
30 Dating Deal Breakers for Men
Men shy away for all sorts of reasons—some ridiculous, some justifiable, some absolutely mysterious. Here's what can turn a guy...
Marriage Advice from the 1950s That Still Applies Today
The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions....
19 Inspiring Quotes from Teachers Around the World
Teachers are shaping the future leaders of our world.
This Heartwarming Christmas Tradition Has Been Passed Down Through Multiple Generations
Oversize Christmas stockings were a labor of love for avid knitters.
10 Lives That Were Forever Changed Thanks to the Power of Generosity
These stories of radical compassion reveal our inner humanitarians, the part of us that believes that if we live with...
This Heartwarming Detail About Meghan Markle’s Ring Will Make You Melt
There's more to this stunning ring than meets the eye.
These 10 Heartwarming Veteran Reunions Are Guaranteed to Make You Cry Tears of Joy
We're sharing some of the sweetest reunions between military members and their family, friends, and fur-babies. Just try not to...
The Stories of These 6 Foster Kids Finding Their Forever Home Will Melt Your Heart
With over 100,000 children in the U.S. foster care system, organizations like The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption can play...
This Heartbreaking Story Will Remind You Just How Much Kindness Really Matters
Her moving story will stay with you long after you finish reading.
These Heartwarming Responses to Bullies Will Make You Believe in Humanity Again
Read heartwarming stories about the people who helped kids overcome their fear of bullying in the most creative ways.
The Heartwarming Reason My Grandma Ironed My Grandpa’s Work Clothes Every Day—Even Though He W...
The author’s grandmother wanted the world to see her husband not as an aging farmer with false teeth but exactly...
14 Heartwarming Stories That Prove There’s Nothing in the World Like the Mother-Daughter Bond
Tales of infinite love in 100-words or less.
12 Children’s Books That Encourage Kids to Be Nice
Kindness is a must-have trait in today's world, and it's made easy in these kid-friendly reads.
15 Kids Who Went So Above and Beyond for Their Parents, You’ll Be Brought to Tears
Need a gift idea? Sometimes it's better to show a parent you love them than tell them. These true-life, heartwarming...