Nicole Phillips is a champion for using kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her own battle with breast cancer. She spreads the message of the healing power of kindness as host of the weekly show “The Kindness Podcast” ... through her weekly column, Kindness is Contagious, which runs in newspapers in North Dakota and Minnesota and as a regular guest on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family show. She is also the author of two books, Kindness is Contagious and Kindness is Courageous. Nicole lives in South Dakota with her childhood sweetheart and three exceptionally kind kids.

Your Fence is Broken

When we moved into our house four years ago, we hired a company to install an underground invisible fence in our yard. We wanted to keep our beloved Goldendoodle, Dakota, safe from cars on the road and we wanted to keep our neighbors’ yards safe from doodle doody. We put a special collar on Dakota and walked