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Why We Stopped Going House to House for the Holidays

We hit a breaking point. We were so tired of rushing from house to house; we had truly begun to dread holidays. It was time to make a change for our family.

WATCH: Hobby Lobby Lights Up Mom Hearts With Viral Christmas Ad

Has Hobby Lobby entered the world of emotionally persuasive holiday short-form cinema? It would certainly seem so! And their Christmas ad effort is 100% geared toward what is undoubtedly their most loyal customer: busy (exhausted, out-of-time) moms.

“This Christmas I Want Food”: What These Foster Kids Want For Christmas Is Heartbreaking

None of them asked for this year’s hottest toy, or another video game to add to their collection. No, the children who filled out these tags listed their “innermost dreams”—things that should be part of everyone’s childhood.

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Mom Said, ‘The Only Thing I Was Able to Buy You Was a Nail Polish. I Need You to Be OK With That’: Stranger...

"Tears filled my eyes. I looked up to see my mother’s face—it was wet from tears—as she watched us count what felt like a million dollars. Someone loved us enough to know that year…we just needed a tiny sprout of hope, not in a little jolly man in a red suit, but in Christ."

WATCH: Kelly Clarkson & Jennifer Hudson Sing Heavenly “O Holy Night” Duet on “The Voice”

The Voice's season 15 finale on Tuesday night certainly did not disappoint fans, with coaches Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson taking the stage to deliver a riveting duet of the Christmas classic "O Holy Night." 

Mom Is Scared Depressed Son Will Kill Himself—But Watch When She Hands Him an Early Christmas Gift

"I've seen him so incredibly sad with no sense of self-worth or purpose...I worry at all times."

The Truth About Bad Hallmark Movies, High Expectations, & an Imperfect Christmas

"I have an opinion. And it isn’t very popular, so I need to make sure nobody’s holding any stones before I share it. Alright, here goes. I do not like Hallmark movies, Christmas or not. I can’t appreciate them for what they are..."

5 Steps to Some PEACE Amidst the Busy Christmas Season

"What would it look like if, over the next two weeks, instead of complaining to your friends about how busy the season is, and sighing with contempt and annoyance, and vowing next year will be different — what if you did this:"

When You’ve Lost Your Holiday Spirit

"I know it’s the most wonderful time of the year. I know! But while I’m not quite up to Grinch status yet, I’m definitely not feeling holly or jolly about the upcoming festivities I normally look forward to each December."

The Real Problem With Being Offended by “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

"This will be highly offensive to some of you, and you will have the choice to be angry about it. You will have the choice to blame the current president, blame religion, or even blame it on bad parenting."

Mom Stands in Airport Security Line With Screaming Kids—When 3 Strangers Intervene, Her Story Goes Viral

"So I thought it was a good idea to fly by myself with a 2 year old and a 5 year old. We were standing in line in security, on the verge of tears because Wyatt was screaming and James was exhausted. Out of the blue, one mom stops the line for security..."