Luke Bryan opens up about raising his late sister's children

Luke Bryan opens up about raising his late sister's children

"She's really stepped in and just crushed that role at being someone for them," Bryan said of her impact on the lives of their nieces and nephew, in addition to her impact on their own children, Thomas, 11, and Tatum, 8.For his part, Bryan's handled it all the only way he knows how. Country music star Luke Bryan opens up to TODAY contributor Jill Martin.

... But You Can't Choose Your Family? Or Can You?

... But You Can't Choose Your Family? Or Can You?

These expectations include cultural assumptions such as, (1) parents and children are forever connected through biology, (2) family webs create unending obligations, and (3) shared history is irreplaceable. As part of their research, Scharp and Thomas (2016, 2018) also identified ways adult children and parents respectively challenged the cultural assumptions outlined above.

Father's Day dad jokes from Thomas Rhett and Al Roker

Father's Day dad jokes from Thomas Rhett and Al Roker

In honor of Father's Day , Al Roker, Craig Melvin and Willie Geist, Thomas Rhett, Patton Oswalt and other celebrity pops were asked to tell their best dad jokes. Six kid judges from Universal Kids' hit shows rated the dad jokes.

Exclusive sneak peek: 'Thomas & Friends' pulls into station with season debut

Exclusive sneak peek: 'Thomas & Friends' pulls into station with season debut

(check local listings), "Thomas & Friends" debut episode includes two action-packed stories and USA TODAY has an exclusive sneak peek.

'My best mum-friend ghosted me when her kid bullied mine'

'My best mum-friend ghosted me when her kid bullied mine'

Two years went by and the boys were mid-way through the school year when my son told me that Thomas was being ‘mean’ to him. Then, Thomas started targeting my son in other ways – taking his school bag and throwing it over the fence into the backyard of a neighbouring property.

Samantha Markle Reacts to Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Baby

Samantha Markle Reacts to Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Baby

The Oscar winner added, in regards to the letter the Mail on Sunday published that Meghan had allegedly written to Thomas Markle : “You’re taking a letter from a daughter to a father and broadcasting it everywhere,” Clooney said.

You Can Only Learn What You Already Know

You Can Only Learn What You Already Know

Consider, on the contrary, the adage: “It’s all Greek to me,” which today commonly means that what’s being communicated is totally foreign, or unfathomable, to the person saying it—as though it’s in a language the individual has no knowledge of.

Duchess Meghan’s Dad ‘Devastated’ He Wasn’t Part of Baby’s Birth

Duchess Meghan’s Dad ‘Devastated’ He Wasn’t Part of Baby’s Birth

Duchess Meghan ’s mother, Doria Ragland , has been on hand for support after the arrival of the Suits alum and Prince Harry ’s first child, but her estranged father, Thomas Markle , was not involved.

Thomas Markle Jr. Reacts to Duchess Meghan’s Royal Baby’s Birth

Thomas Markle Jr. Reacts to Duchess Meghan’s Royal Baby’s Birth

Duchess Meghan ’s estranged half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr. We’d all love to meet the baby and become a part of his life — especially my dad,” he told The Sun . Thomas added: “She should let the family come over and meet the new baby.

Thomas Markle Reacts to Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Royal Baby

Thomas Markle Reacts to Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Royal Baby

“Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”.

Amanda Seyfried Says Breast-Feeding Is ‘Incredibly Hard’

Amanda Seyfried Says Breast-Feeding Is ‘Incredibly Hard’

That’s why Seyfried, who shares Nina with her husband, Thomas Sadoski , “love[s] giving advice” on breast-feeding . And it’s funny because when one of your girlfriends is struggling, you end up taking the role of the rock and then when you’re struggling, they do.

Toddler has 50/50 chance of survival after flu complications lead to rare brain infection

Toddler has 50/50 chance of survival after flu complications lead to rare brain infection

Layla Thomas was diagnosed with necrotizing encephalopathy, a rare disease that causes brain damage. According to the National Institute of Health, necrotizing encephalopathy is a rare disease found most commonly in children of Japanese and Taiwanese descent and causes brain damage.

Amanda Seyfried says motherhood made her rethink taking roles with 'nudity or sex'

Amanda Seyfried says motherhood made her rethink taking roles with 'nudity or sex'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Amanda Seyfried says motherhood made her rethink taking roles with 'nudity or sex' The "Mean Girls" star welcomed her first child with husband, Thomas Sadoski in March 2017.

A "Crime" but Not an Arrestable Act

A "Crime" but Not an Arrestable Act

When Roland and Amy, his wife, decided to end their marriage, Mr. Thomas had no idea that nearly four years would pass until he could spend time with Mindy, his daughter.

Why do we celebrate Presidents Day? Here's how to involve your kids

Why do we celebrate Presidents Day? Here's how to involve your kids

Fun ways to the kids busy over the long Presidents' Day weekend Pre-K & Kindergarten: Picture-perfect pastime Around Presidents’ Day, the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., sees a visitor uptick, spokesperson Linda St. Thomas, told TODAY Parents.

Thomas Ravenel Spends Time With Son Amid Custody Battle With Ex

Thomas Ravenel Spends Time With Son Amid Custody Battle With Ex

Thomas Ravenel Rebecca Miller/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Thomas Ravenel isn’t letting his custody battle with ex Kathryn Dennis stand in the way of him spending quality time with their son, Saint.

The Risky Business of Parenting

The Risky Business of Parenting

Because mothers, more than fathers, are charged with the responsibility for protecting children (Taylor et al 2009; Lee et al 2010; Thomas et al 2016), perceptions of risks to children and parental culpability are also gendered, with women facing harsher external assessments than men.

Man who gave birth opens up about pregnancy regrets

Man who gave birth opens up about pregnancy regrets

“I’m glad I’m doing it as I hope in inspires other people to be happy in themselves.” Thomas Beatie was the first transgender man in the world to carry a baby, giving birth to a daughter.Source:News Corp Australia Not the first man to carry a baby While Hayden is the first man in the UK to carry his own child, he’s not the first man in the world.

Sheinelle Jones's sister is pregnant; see video announcement

Sheinelle Jones's sister is pregnant; see video announcement

There's a new baby on the way in Sheinelle Jones' family — the co-host of Weekend TODAY shared news this week that her younger sister, Antonia Thomas, is expecting her first child, making Sheinelle an aunt for the sixth time.

Kathryn Dennis Enjoys Christmas With Kids Amid Thomas Custody Battle

Kathryn Dennis Enjoys Christmas With Kids Amid Thomas Custody Battle

Real life #Christmasfamilyphoto #reality A post shared by Kathryn Calhoun Dennis (@kathryndennis) on Dec 27, 2018 at 1:22pm PST Us Weekly confirmed in October that Dennis filed documents to obtain primary custody of her 4-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son after Ravenel, 56, was arrested for battery and assault.

Thomas Rhett wears pink bonnet, shows dedication to caring for black daughter's hair

Thomas Rhett wears pink bonnet, shows dedication to caring for black daughter's hair

Although the country singer captioned the photo with a simple sentence: "Just a little night cap," the photo showed this father's dedication to caring about his black daughter's hair.

Dancing dad whose video went viral announces son is cancer free

Dancing dad whose video went viral announces son is cancer free

The support Thomas showed his young son paid off: In November, Thomas and his wife, Josilyne, received the news that Kristian, who was diagnosed with AMKL at just 14 months old, was cancer free.

Thomas Rhett matched bonnets with his daughter for the sweetest reason

Thomas Rhett matched bonnets with his daughter for the sweetest reason

Fans were quick to show their appreciation for Rhett supporting his daughter's hair care needs. Rhett posted an equally adorable father-daughter photo in celebration of Willa Gray's third birthday in November. I love you more than anything in the world," he captioned the post.