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Brenda Graham with a quilt; photo courtesy Brenda Graham
Family

Five Quilts for Five Sisters: A Goodbye Gift from Their Mother

They thought they knew everything about their mother, but she had one last surprise for them.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke
Stories of Hope

A Quest to Visit 67 Waterfalls Helped This Mother and Daughter Heal

With the pandemic and a pending divorce, their lives were in free fall. But reconnecting with Mother Nature proved restorative.

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Angels on a road trip
Angels

Angels at Work on a Daughter’s Road Trip

An anxious mom is reassured as her daughter invites her to take a pause from worry.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke
Stories of Hope

Waterfalls and Mother Nature Restored the Spirits of a Mom and Daughter

Colleen Radke shares how a difficult divorce and the trials brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic inspired her to get back to nature with her five-year-old daughter.

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Two pink/red address books with attached pencils; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: In The Books

Her old fashioned gesture brought Christmas delight to her daughters.

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Grandma Mimi and her daughter/granddaughter. Photo credit: Natalia Weedy
Angels

This Grandmother Made the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Her granddaughter’s dairy allergy seemed daunting. But with a new attitude, and a little creativity, she made a memorable meal.

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A slice of pumpkin pie in the sky. Illustration by Mike Hansen
Angels

A Heaven-Sent Slice of Pumpkin Pie

Her mother’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert saved the day during a difficult holiday.

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Katie Turner and her daughters. Photo credit: Katie Turner
Children

The Making of Christmas Mother-Daughter Tradition

This tasty date balls recipe was perfect for her two sous-chefs with little hands.

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Iris and her pet cat, Thula
Cats

A Kitten Became Her Daughter's Perfect Companion

She worried her daughter's severe autism would prevent her from knowing true love and joy. Then came Thula.

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Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie
Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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