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Top 16 Parenting Moments on The Oprah Show

  • Top 16 Parenting Moments on The Oprah Show 1 of 17
    Oprah has been entertaining and educated her audience for 25 years now, and the end of her show is finally here. Although Oprah is not a parent, herself, she has provided us with some amazing parenting moments throughout the years. We wanted to take a look at some of the episodes that we remember most.
  • A Mother’s Message 2 of 17
    A Mother's Message
    When her daughter was only 1 year old, Erin Kramp was diagnosed with breast cancer. Fearing that her little girl would grow up motherless, Erin started recording video messages to share all the wisdom a mother would want to impart throughout her daughter’s life.
  • A Family Reunited 3 of 17
    A Family Reunited
    During the Rwandan genocide, sisters Clemantine and Claire were separated from their parents. They were eventually rescued and moved to America, but as the girls got older, they began to search for their mom and dad. What the girls don’t know is Oprah’s producers found their parents!
  • Children of Divorce 4 of 17
    Children of Divorce
    In this special, Oprah talks to children of divorced parents. Not only was it emotional, but it was educational. Parents were able to see the consequences of their actions.
  • 15 and Pregnant 5 of 17
    15 and Pregnant
    At 15, one woman was forced to give up her baby girl for adoption. When Oprah’s producers told the girl (now an adult) that her birth mother was looking for her she cried, “I’ve lived all my life dying for a family and never having one.”
  • Life With Samantha Bee 6 of 17
    Life With Samantha Bee
    In this clip The Daily Show anchor Samantha Bee takes us through a "typical day" as a working mom. Highlights: She takes her kids to school in a shopping cart and feeds them oatmeal out of a water gun.
  • Mom with a Warrior Spirit 7 of 17
    Mom with a Warrior Spirit
    Monica Jorge had just finished giving birth to her second daughter when doctors discovered she had a rare, flesh-eating bacteria. Monica lost her arms and legs, but, as you’ll see in this clip, she never lost her spirit.
  • Surprise of a Lifetime 8 of 17
    Surprise of a Lifetime
    One of the reasons we love Oprah so much is her generosity. She admired the strength of one single mom who raised three children and put them all through college on her own. Make sure to watch this video all the way to the end so you don’t miss a single surprise.
  • Coffee With Sunday 9 of 17
    Coffee With Sunday
    From time to time, Oprah brings a celebrity or two onto her show. In this interview, Nicole Kidman shares a few of her favorite things about Sunday Rose.
  • Together Again 10 of 17
    Together Again
    At two years old, Tamisha was put into a loving foster family that felt like her own. Unfortunately, five years later she was taken away from the foster home and adopted by another. Confused and hurt, Tamisha thought the foster family gave her up to have a child of their own. Now, as an adult, Tamisha is reunited with that family and finds out how they feel about her today.
  • Left for Dead 11 of 17
    Left for Dead
    Three brothers never knew unconditional love due to the fact that they were adopted by a woman who starved and tortured them for years. This is where the story would have ended for the boys — if Amber and James had not come into their lives. The couple discusses what life is like today for their new family.
  • Letters to Elliot 12 of 17
    Letters to Elliot
    When Matt and Ginny were pregnant with their first child, they learned their new baby had a genetic disorder that would likely kill him before he made it out of the womb. Baby Elliot did arrive, however, and his father, Matt, began journaling each day of Elliot’s short life. This amazing family showed us all what it means to celebrate each day.
  • A Mothers Sacrifice 13 of 17
    A Mothers Sacrifice
    Magali gave birth to a perfectly health baby boy, but at 2 months, Armando suddenly had trouble breathing. Magali is given heartbreaking news about her son. She explains the sacrifice doctors asked her to make after getting such devastating news.
  • A Baby for Tina 14 of 17
    A Baby for Tina
    When the hilarious Tina Fey came onto The Oprah Show, she brought a little belly and a
    big announcement!
  • Meet the McGhees 15 of 17
    Meet the McGhees
    Oprah introduced us to the McGhee family, who had 8-month-old sextuplets. Cameras follow the McGhees as they go through a normal day in their chaotic life.
  • The Oprah Show Baby 16 of 17
    The Oprah Show Baby
    This mom added a little excitement to The Oprah Show when she went into birth during a live taping, making her son the first Oprah Show baby.
  • Gayle the Mom 17 of 17
    Gayle the Mom
    We’re taking it back to 1987 in this Oprah clip, where Gayle takes us through a day in her life with Oprah and her little son in tow.

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