Wearing A Mask Infringes on Your freedom? Tell that to a Childhood Cancer Patient

Do you ever just choose to see the good in people? No matter what you know about them or who they've shown themselves to be, you always try and choose the good? That's what I do. Maybe a little naïve on my end, but it's worked out more times than it hasn't, so I try … Continue reading Wearing A Mask Infringes on Your freedom? Tell that to a Childhood Cancer Patient

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Imagine

Imagine You're a parent of at least one child and you've never heard the words "childhood cancer" in person. In fact, you didn't even know it existed until you saw a St. Jude's commercial of bald headed beautiful children on an oncology unit. You're oblivious to the world that is childhood cancer, and who could … Continue reading Imagine

A World Without Pediatric Oncology Nurses

"Put me out of a job. Put us all out of a job" There were a few of us sitting at the nurses station preparing for the day ahead of us. We were making small talk about childhood cancer, research funding and plans for the future. I hadn't told many people of my future goals … Continue reading A World Without Pediatric Oncology Nurses

Giving Up $.96 To Save A Life

Picture your child walking into a toy story to pick up a toy that they saved up their money for. Your child is all smiles, gleefully trotting down the aisle as they've waited "FOREVER" for their latest "have to have this mom!" toy. They run up to the checkout aisle, eagerly awaiting to pay for … Continue reading Giving Up $.96 To Save A Life

Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

When you are told your child has cancer your heart stops. I swear it! I remember being told my child had cancer and I immediately wanted to ball up and cry myself into oblivion. That is what I would consider the natural reaction, however, that isn’t the reaction you are allowed to have. You have … Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom