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October 4, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: 'Smiles from Drew' fills hidden needs
FARGO — There are kids in your community who are keeping a secret. They want to participate in after-school activities but they won’t ask. Even in elementary or middle school, these kids already know the state of their parents’ or guardians’ budget. They won’t ask to learn...
October 4, 2019 - 6:00am
September 27, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness makes its own rules
FARGO — I am a rule follower. It makes me very nervous when someone uses a discount card that doesn’t belong to them or parks in an area that is designated for a specific business. I do like to speed, but that’s another story. My friend, Amanda, is also a rule follower. We both...
September 27, 2019 - 8:00am
September 20, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Getting kindness wrong gives us a chance to make it right
I often forget what a tough spot my kids are in each day. I send them off to school and ask them to be kind, but sometimes that gets confusing....
September 20, 2019 - 6:00am
September 13, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness sets tone in teacher's classroom
You know how teachers have favorite grade levels? The ones who teach middle school will tell you they love helping kids work through the uncertainty...
September 13, 2019 - 6:15am
September 6, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: 'Flower lady' brings beauty through kindness at Fargo park
FARGO — Did you know there is a North Dakota “Best for Last” club? I learned about it when some friends, who are visiting all 50 states, decided to swing by for a visit. They are on their way to Fargo to set foot in their final state. You might say they saved the “best for...
September 6, 2019 - 6:00am
August 30, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps bravery kick in
Bravery is such a slippery concept. Sometimes we think we have tons of it, and then we face a chance to flex and instead we back down. Other...
August 30, 2019 - 6:00am
August 23, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Who knew Laffy Taffy could spread kindness?
FARGO — Every time I see banana-flavored Laffy Taffy, I feel a little tug on my heart. It’s especially prominent now that my family has moved...
August 23, 2019 - 6:00am
August 16, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Drive-thru regular known by employees as 'Three creams three Equals' teaches us about kindness
I love froufrou coffee drinks, but I’m too cheap to buy them. Instead, I just add enough cream and sugar to my plain black java to make it taste like something sweet and exotic. I was doing a radio interview the other day when the host mentioned her sister goes to McDonald’s every...
August 16, 2019 - 6:32am
August 9, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness fuels a little girl's run
My daughter Jordan’s love for running began when she was in about second grade. She would lace up her little shoes and run around the block...
August 9, 2019 - 6:00am
August 2, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Free phone line spreads message of kindness
Friends are great. They pull us out of our comfort zones and can rope us into almost anything — especially things we wouldn’t be brave enough...
August 2, 2019 - 6:00am
July 19, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kids’ coins help recycle kindness
I learned something recently about my 13-year-old son. It turns out the tough guy has a deep streak of nostalgia. Charlie spent the first 10...
July 19, 2019 - 8:00am
July 5, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: D's hugs remind us kindness isn't so hard
Do you ever wonder if your kids or grandkids are going to turn out OK? I’ve spent more hours than I can count worrying about what my kids eat (or refuse to eat). I try so hard not to micromanage them, but gosh it’s hard. When we’re away from the dinner table, I wonder if they're...
July 5, 2019 - 7:22am
June 28, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness treats strangers as friends
When I was in college, I worked at a place called The Bridge Bar. It was appropriately named since it was indeed tucked next to a big bridge...
June 28, 2019 - 6:40am
June 24, 2019
New York woman has been on a three-year road trip documenting acts of kindness
After Mary Latham's mother died in 2013, the New York wedding photographer spent several years feeling adrift, wondering how long her emotions...
June 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
June 21, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Unexpected delays are a good time to look for kindness
It’s June, and yet if you happen to mention the past winter to anyone in North Dakota, you will still hear, “Uff da, the worst we’ve ever...
June 21, 2019 - 6:30am