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Schitt's Creek: A Couple Did David's "Simply the Best" Dance at Their Wedding, and I'm a Mess

Schitt's Creek: A Couple Did David's "Simply the Best" Dance at Their Wedding, and I'm a Mess

I get teary at the mere thought of David Rose's "Simply the Best" dance for Patrick on Schitt's Creek. The love! The power! The dedication! That's why I straight-up sobbed when I saw this couple who
Disney Parks Around the World Are Honoring Medical Workers With "Thank You" Messages

Disney Parks Around the World Are Honoring Medical Workers With "Thank You" Messages

Even as Disney parks worldwide remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, each resort has found its own way to share a little bit of magic. As part of World Health Day on April 7 - a day set
Disney Parks Around the World Are Honoring Medical Workers With "Thank You" Messages

Disney Parks Around the World Are Honoring Medical Workers With "Thank You" Messages

Even as Disney parks worldwide remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, each resort has found its own way to share a little bit of magic. As part of World Health Day on April 7 - a day set
When a Kid Asked Her Math Teacher For Help, He Showed Up on Her Front Porch With a White Board

When a Kid Asked Her Math Teacher For Help, He Showed Up on Her Front Porch With a White Board

My 6th grader emailed her math teacher for some help, so he came over & worked through the problem with her on our front porch. @Chriswaba9 , our neighbor, MMS teacher & MHS Wrestling Coach.
A Photographer's "Front Porch Sessions" Series Shows Self-Isolation Isn't All Bad

A Photographer's "Front Porch Sessions" Series Shows Self-Isolation Isn't All Bad

Texas-based photographer Sara Ester of Sara Liz Photography sees the world through pictures, so when she learned that American families would be spending the foreseeable future in self-isolation, she
This Grandpa Does Daily Social-Distancing Dance-Offs With His Granddaughter, and We're Swooning

This Grandpa Does Daily Social-Distancing Dance-Offs With His Granddaughter, and We're Swooning

I haven't posted on fb in forever...but I love this video so much! This is the street that separates my house from my parent's house, and is typically crossed multiple times throughout the day. Kira
Watch a Principal Tell a Student Working a Drive-Thru She's the Class Valedictorian

Watch a Principal Tell a Student Working a Drive-Thru She's the Class Valedictorian

For Michelle Floering, the secondary principal at Grand Traverse Academy in Traverse City, MI, milestones are still worth celebrating despite the fact that schools are closed and everyone is
When a Zoom Call Wouldn't Cut It, This Caravan of Cars Gave a Boy the Sweetest "Birthday Parade"

When a Zoom Call Wouldn't Cut It, This Caravan of Cars Gave a Boy the Sweetest "Birthday Parade"

My beautiful nephew who was born very prematurely a year ago, is celebrating his 1 year birthday today - and they had a “birthday parade.” I’m sobbing. pic.twitter.com/0HAbtdl1Gc- Justin Randall
Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits Through Windows of Families Social Distancing

Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits Through Windows of Families Social Distancing

Like the rest of us, Shutterstock staff photographer Stephen Lovekin has been social distancing with his family and attempting to navigate this new normal that the rapid spread of the novel
This Doctor's Performance of "Imagine" Is Equal Parts Comforting and Impressive

This Doctor's Performance of "Imagine" Is Equal Parts Comforting and Impressive

Dr. Elvis L. Francois is saving lives and putting smiles on faces across social media. While millions of people are isolating at home amid the coronavirus outbreak, doctors are going the extra mile to
Her Son Was Born With "Bubble Boy Disease" - Here's How They Lived in Isolation For More Than a Year

Her Son Was Born With "Bubble Boy Disease" - Here's How They Lived in Isolation For More Than a Year

The self-isolation that is required to curb the spread of the coronavirus can feel overwhelming, particularly for families who are struggling to cope with their sudden lack of freedom and newfound
A Look at a Day in the Life of a Nurse Shows How Important It Is to Keep Your Family Home

A Look at a Day in the Life of a Nurse Shows How Important It Is to Keep Your Family Home

A mom of three and emergency-room nurse recently opened up about what it's like to balance her job with being a mom who can only interact with her children from six feet away during the COVID-19
Bright Spot: A Man Is Leaving His Extra Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer For Delivery Drivers

Bright Spot: A Man Is Leaving His Extra Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer For Delivery Drivers

Take care of the people who are taking care of you. Share this to help spread some positivity... and stay safe my friends!Posted by on Friday, March 20, 2020During a time of uncertainty, it's
Kristen Bell and Her Kids Throw a Dance Party For Dax Shepard While He's in Isolation

Kristen Bell and Her Kids Throw a Dance Party For Dax Shepard While He's in Isolation

View this post on Instagram A post shared by kristen bell (@kristenanniebell) on Mar 19, 2020 at 8:31pm PDT If there's one family I'd love to self-isolate with besides my own, I got dibs on Kristen
Families Are Taping Drawings in Their Windows to Stay Connected and Spread Joy

Families Are Taping Drawings in Their Windows to Stay Connected and Spread Joy

Earlier this week, my neighborhood parent Facebook group shared an idea: because we couldn't celebrate St. Patrick's Day together due to the need to socially distance to mitigate the spread of the
Christmas Comes Early as People Put Up String Lights During Social Distancing

Christmas Comes Early as People Put Up String Lights During Social Distancing

As cities all over the world continue to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some people are hanging up their Christmas lights in Spring to shine a little bit of light during
Christmas Comes Early as People Put Up String Lights During Social Distancing

Christmas Comes Early as People Put Up String Lights During Social Distancing

As cities all over the world continue to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some people are hanging up their Christmas lights in Spring to shine a little bit of light during
Adorable Penguins Let Loose in an Empty Aquarium and Immediately Assessed the Fish Situation

Adorable Penguins Let Loose in an Empty Aquarium and Immediately Assessed the Fish Situation

While many of us are staying safe and snug at home, the penguins at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium are taking a curious field trip. The adorable penguins were set free inside the building and encouraged to
Adorable Penguins Let Loose in an Empty Aquarium and Immediately Assessed the Fish Situation

Adorable Penguins Let Loose in an Empty Aquarium and Immediately Assessed the Fish Situation

While many of us are staying safe and snug at home, the penguins at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium are taking a curious field trip. The adorable penguins were set free inside the building and encouraged to
This Couple Found a Way to Celebrate Their 67th Anniversary While Separated Over Coronavirus Concerns

This Couple Found a Way to Celebrate Their 67th Anniversary While Separated Over Coronavirus Concerns

Bob and Nancy Shellard celebrated their 67th anniversary in an unconventional way on Saturday. Nancy lives in a nursing home, and although the couple usually spend the special day together, they were