My kids had a few special baby sitters when they were little, and Desire’e Larson was one of them. We’ve moved away and the kids have gotten older, so it’s been awhile since we’ve been in touch.

I got a message from Desire’e recently and I wasn’t surprised to find that the Larson family is still spreading kindness. She sent me ... Read More

If it had rained one hot July day in 2011, I would not be writing this column.

If I had felt too tired by depression to take my kids to the city pool, I would not have a found my purpose.

If one teenage mom in a shiny gold bikini had been too proud to accept the money I offered, I would ... Read More