Hailey, the Extraordinary Kid Caregiver

There are good people everywhere, and then there are remarkable people like Hailey, who takes care of her grandmother who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Not so unusual? Actually, it’s quite unusual because Hailey is nine years old and began caring for her beloved grandmother at the age of four. She adores her grandmother and has gone to extraordinary lengths to give… Read More

Birth of a Hospice Nurse

In my search for stories that exemplify The Goodness Principle I came across the following narrative penned by a nurse, Sara Conkle. It originally ran in Pulse – voices from the heart of medicine. As I read the story, I’m pretty sure that my heart skipped a beat. I’ve never read anything quite like this before and once you read… Read More

One Cuddle at a Time

Darlene Piche of San Diego has always loved to cuddle babies. She got her fill when her two children were young and her five grandchildren were growing, especially when they would climb into her lap all at one time. Then all the kids grew up; the youngest grandchild is now 14. “I needed to have some babies in my life,”… Read More