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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.

Tag: Special Needs

Dad’s Heartbreaking Photo Goes Viral After Son Writes These 2 Words on School Project

After seeing his son’s heartbreaking response on a school project, Bob Cornelius shared an important plea for all parents that went viral.

“THIS BOY! I Was Teary”: Mom Writes Facebook Message Asking Someone to Take Her Daughter To Prom, Teen Boy Steps Up as Her Prince...

"Izzie is non-verbal, wheelchair bound, on a feeding tube, and mostly uncommunicative. However, there were a few times when her eyes met Carson’s and she lit up like the 4th of July... and, well, so did he!"

My Sister Was Intentionally Left Out of Her High School Yearbook Because She Has Special Needs

"Today, my younger sister received her high school yearbook and was not in it. She didn’t miss picture day or ask for her picture not to be included. Imagine the heartbreak my mother felt having to explain to my sister why she wasn’t in the yearbook."

“He Panics. The Meltdown Begins”: When Your Child Is Terrified of Church

"No matter what he chooses, when church is over, he is exhausted and anxious. He makes his way back through the crowded lobby and the smells and the people touching him and the kids playing. He panics. The meltdown begins."

An a Apology Letter From a Special Needs Mom

"We grow weary of explaining. Explaining that we still really want to feel included, but we may often have to turn down the invitation."

Dear Kids, I’m Not Sorry Your Brother Has Special Needs

When I first received the Down syndrome diagnosis for your brother, the first coherent thought I had was, “Poor him”, which quickly turned to “poor you.” I exited the present and started living in your futures.

Disabled Son Is Kicked Out of ‘Dumbo’ Movie for Giggling—Mom Begs You to Share Her Story

"When we exited the movie I was so angry I cried and I don’t think I have cried so hard in a very long time... Please pass this on I want people to know what happened. This was horrible."