January 22, 2017

Why have the attitudes of people in our state towards gay and transgender people changed so quickly and so dramatically?

Before even trying to answer, I should acknowledge that many people have not changed so quickly and some have not changed at all.

That said, there has been a dramatic and almost…

Rosemond: Parent ready to smoke out vaping 13-year-old son

January 22, 2017

Q I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's room and am at a loss as to how to deal with it. He is very susceptible to peer pressure and wants very badly to fit in with the "cool" kids. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A This is one of those occasional questions that no matter how I…

Love, faith and muffins: One woman's recipe for bringing America together

January 22, 2017

Faith Holmes was around 6 years old when her mother took her to a black church for a teachable moment. After services, the children were invited to attend Sunday school, but Holmes resisted. As the only white child, she recalls telling her mother she felt different. Her mother replied, "Good. Now…

Celebrating 100 years of gooey goodness

January 22, 2017

'It stuck to the roof of my mouth," said Luca Duclos-Orsello.

He's talking about when he was 11 years old and his mother, Elizabeth, smushed creamy Marshmallow Fluff and gooey peanut butter into his mouth, and he licked her fingers clean. He was laughing so hard he couldn't talk, and the goo was so…