Orphaned Girl With Down Syndrome Is Rejected By 20 Families Before Being Adopted By A Single Gay Dad

There’s nothing more heartwarming than reading stories about abandoned children who finally get to go home to loving parents. Just last month, Bored Panda wrote about a gay couple who adopted an HIV-positive baby. Now it’s time for you to meet Luca Trapanese – a man from Italy who is challenging the stereotypes of fatherhood, religion, and family in his home country. Back in 2017, the 41-year-old adopted his daughter Alba, when she was not even a month old. Luca’s story has gone viral for several reasons – one of which is that Luca is gay and single and the social services in Italy don’t usually grant custody to single, homosexual men. Luca later told the media that he was …

People Have To Explain Guys Can Have Anorexia Too After A Before-And-After Pic Leaves Some In Disbelief

Andrew G. posted his before and after comparison pics of himself when he was anorexic versus how he looked after he conquered the condition and started looking like an athletic superhero. The internet’s reaction was incredibly supportive and Andrew was an inspiration for many people who were dealing with anorexia. However, when the story hit Tumblr, some internet users felt the need to make fun of Andrew, anorexia-sufferers, and men. andrewg06 Image credits: Image credits: However, some people couldn’t believe that men can have anorexia… libertarirynn Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: libertarirynn For example, a study headed by researchers at King’s College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has Anorexia nervosa leads to a dangerously low …

Here Are 23 Adorable Photos Of Furballs Jumping Around And Getting Their First Taste Of Snow

Pomeranians are one of the smallest dogs in the world, outsmalled only by a chihuahua and Yorkshire Terrier. They are commonly known as the shortened form Pom and are just the cutest little fluffballs with adorable jellybeans for their paws and we just can’t get enough of them. Even though they might not look like it, they’re extremely strong and are even closely related to wolves and sled dogs. They’re a spitz breed and were much bigger animals until the 19th century. Queen Victoria played a huge part in that. She owned a Pomeranian that was particularly small for those times and people wanting to feel as royal as she, wanted the smallest Poms possible. Consequently, in the Queen’s lifetime alone, the …

People Are Sharing The Best Things They Learned In Therapy So That Everyone Could Get Some Free Therapy In 30 Helpful Tweets

The advice is jokingly being called “free therapy” for those who can’t afford to get to a therapist right now, as people share advice about conducting healthier interpersonal relationships, noticing and challenging your own negative thought processes, and figuring out how to approach overwhelming challenges. #2 #3 There are numerous reasons why people who would like to visit a therapist don’t have the opportunity to do so. Cost often makes therapy inaccessible, as well as heavy work schedules or long waiting lists. It can also be difficult as an individual to find the “right” therapist. While you shouldn’t settle for a therapist who you don’t get along with or don’t feel suits your needs, frustratingly, canceling your next appointment because …

Kids With Down Syndrome Pose As Disney Characters For A Beautiful Awareness Campaign (20 Pics)

During a series of fabulous photo shoots, Perkins took pictures of kids dressed as various characters from Disney movies: from ‘The Little Mermaid’ to ‘The Lion King’ and more. In an interview with Bored Panda, Perkins explained what the inspiration for the project was, why it was important, and what it means. Down Right Beautiful’ and it got a lot of interest.” Scroll down for the rest of Bored Panda’s interview with Perkins, including her advice for other photographers, as well as details of what drives her passion for her profession. Photographer Nicole Louise Perkins took photos of kids with Down Syndrome dressed as Disney characters Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: The photographer wants to raise awareness about Down …

Rescuers Take In An Abandoned Rabbit Clinging To Its Teddy Bear

The good news is that both the bunny and its teddy have been rescued by the England & Wales chapter of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (or RSPCA for short) that operates in the United Kingdom. Now, the rabbit named Nigel is waiting for a new forever home. And we’re sure that his teddy will come along with him. Bored Panda contacted the RSPCA, so scroll down for our interview with a representative of the Royal Society. Nigel the bunny was abandoned with its favorite teddy bear Image credits: The fluffy duo was rescued by the RSPCA Image credits: RSPCA representatives came to Turnham Road in Lewisham, in South East London, after a kind-hearted member …

30 Parents Tweeting About What Having A Teenager Feels Like

Maybe it’s not as dramatic as it sounds. As a matter of fact, even if it’s been a while since you were a teenager, you’ll notice that not a lot has changed. Arguing about doing household chores is a time-honored tradition, trust and data privacy remain areas of contention, and parents are still bewildered by their teens’ surly attitudes. While it’s worth mentioning that 15 to 17-year-olds, in a recent #2 Being a teenager is also a time when you learn the skills that you’ll take with you into adulthood. After all, if you don’t like what your parents are making you for lunch, it’s time to make it yourself, even if it means having to learn what a cabbage …

When You Marry A Nurse, You Marry Their Job: Husband Reveals The Gritty Details Of His Wifes Life As A Nurse

She works endless shifts as a nurse and while she takes care of her patients, he takes care of her emotional wellbeing, the house, and their 4 kids. When Cole shared the story on his Facebook page, the support from the online community was enormous and many felt that they could relate to Ashley’s life. Cole George While Ashley works herself to the point of exhaustion, her husband Cole supports her every way that he can Image credits: According to Cole, while his wife is at work, he makes sure that the house is clean and that all the chores are done. He feeds their kids and helps them with their homework so that Ashley can focus on her vocation …

Depressed Guy Adopts A Cat, Illustrates The Ways It Helped Him Over The Past 2 Months

It’s been tough for Yash Pandit. The artist from Mumbai, India has been battling mental health issues, and even though he’s worked really hard to get everything under control, he still needed a little help. A special someone to support him. A cat. “I chose Bagheera because I always wanted a dark-colored cat,” Pandit told Bored Panda. “There’s always this stupid superstition surrounding dark cats about them being bad luck, so not many people wanted him anyway. But mostly because out of all of the kittens there, he was the one I connected with, he was very calm. loving and always looking to cause some mischief. I fell in love with him the moment I saw him.” Image credits: Yash …

Student Shares 27 Of The Most Hilarious Quotes That Her Math Professor Said In Class

“You’re not bad at this just because you can’t figure out the problem! That’s why you’re in school. You gotta learn how to do it first! I believe in you!” Me, getting my test back: “I hate myself”Him: “Wait til you hit your mid-twenties. Then that self hatred will really start solidifying” “So, if you start your weekend with $250, and you end up Sunday night with $10- stop laughing, you’re gonna understand adulthood soon enough.” Him: “Try this problem out! It’s a pretty cool one, the answer took years to figure out.”Me, twenty minutes later: “…..there’s no solution is there”Him & his colleagues, cackling like gremlins: “NO!”Me: “You let me STRUGGLE for that long????”Them: “Yeah it was really funny” …

This Cat Interrupted A Monday Night Football Match And Made End Zone Run

There aren’t many things more American than, well, American football. It combines the passion for sports, exciting commentary and a sense of unity over favorite teams. Oh, and from last Monday, we can also add cheering over a stray feline to the list. During a Monday Night Football match between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, one black cat offered the purr-fect entertainment for the crowd in the stadium, as well as those watching at home. The naughty critter decided to go for a touchdown during the second quarter, much to the dismay of the state troopers chasing it and amusement of everyone observing the incident. A stray black cat accidentally crashed an NFL match, much to the …

This Barber Shop Opens Its Doors To Abusive Men Where They Can Share Their Past Trauma So It Doesnt Affect Their Relationships

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to experience physical, emotional or sexual abuse or any other kind of traumatic experience – you know how hard it is to overcome these experiences. They tend to live inside of you, eating up your self-esteem day by day. However, as these days, mental illnesses and hardships get more and more attention, it becomes easier for those who are wounded to open up about their hardships. Nevertheless, many stereotypes still prevail, especially when it comes to men’s mental health. Matt Brown is a barber whose mission is to help men heal from their past traumas Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: The movement is empowering men to address their past traumas through honest conversations sheisnotyourrehab …

Microsoft Japan Made A 4-Day Workweek Experiment, Noticed A 40% Increase In Productivity

This August, Microsoft Japan took on an experiment, called the “Work-Life Choice Challenge Summer 2019” in which they trialed the 4-day work week for their entire workforce. Around 2300 employees were given five Fridays off with no reduction in salary and no days taken off of their annual leave. Naturally, the experiment proved to be a huge success with the increased productivity of almost 40 percent and greater employee satisfaction (92.1 percent of employees reported that they liked the shorter week). “Work a short time, rest well and learn a lot. It’s necessary to have an environment that allows you to feel your purpose in life and make a greater impact at work. I want employees to think about and …

Dad Shows What To Tell Kids If They Complain Strangers Are Smelly In A Comic

He did it through a comic, posting it on his Facebook page So far, Father and son Father and son Father and son Father and son Father and son Father and son Inhumane labor abuse cases are reported to be rare in the rich city-state, however, campaigners say migrants sometimes have to endure salary delays, having their travel documents withheld and massive debts that rack up in fees they pay agents to get work. The good news is that most Singaporeans accept that immigration is important to the country. Last year, the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) conducted a Image credits: People loved the comic

Antivax Parents Take Their Kid To The ER For An Emergency, Get Isolated From The Kid And Other Patients, Flip Off The Doctors

recommends it for all babies and children, preteens and teens, and adults. The alternative name of tetanus, lockjaw, has emerged because one of the most common signs of this infection is tightening of the jaw muscles. Tetanus infection can lead to serious health problems, like being unable to open the mouth as well as changes in blood pressure and heart rate. Complications include blockage of the main artery of the lung or one of its branches, pneumonia, and breathing difficulties which can lead to death. 1 to 2 in 10 cases are fatal.