Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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I Was Bullied on Valentine’s Day as a Kid. Here’s How I Spread Kindness on February 14 a...

As a child, I had a humiliating experience on February 14. Now that I’m a teacher, my students celebrate the day with love.

5 Times Adopting a Homeless Animal Saved the Owners’ Lives Too

Because pets are the emotional, physical, and spiritual gift we didn’t know we needed.


This Woman Gives Free Haircuts to Those Less Fortunate and Her Simple Act of Kindness is Starting to...

Wheeling her red chair and scissors around 
the city, a salon owner gives out-of-luck strangers the gift of visibility—one free...


27 Amazing Miracles in Real Life

From simple everyday joys to amazing new leases on life, readers share their most poignant moments of joy.


You Won’t Believe What These Dads Invented to Make Life Better for Their Kids

Necessity may be the mother of invention—but change the word "mother" to "father" here, because these amazing dads saw a...

The Greatest Gift This Dad Ever Gave His Daughter Will Definitely Make You Cry

One woman's father's fondest expressions of love flowed not from his words, but from his hands.


This Military Mom Was Murdered in Afghanistan. But the Final Gift She Left Her Daughter Will Last Fo...

With a handful of videos, Lt. Florence Choe helped shape her daughter’s life–even after she lost her own.


Meet The Woman Who Throws Birthday Parties For Homeless Kids

The Birthday Party Project is a nonprofit devoted to providing special days for the kids who need them most.


14 Short Stories About the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Dads in the World

In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between father and child. Have a story...


5 Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Giving

Ten-year-old Riley Christensen and her mother, Lynn, were huddled in front of the family computer, checking out models and prices...