I Will Miss Him Big Much

I Will Miss Him Big Much

I Will Miss Him Big Much   I took my toddler to the emergency department after a sleepless night, insisting that perhaps he was suffering headaches. Wearing a bright yellow t-shirt that matched his curly blonde hair, cargo shorts and flip flops, Ty jumped and...
Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart

Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart

Light That Seeps Through a Broken Heart I  can’t tell you how often people are dumbfounded on how I can so enjoy working with a pediatric brain cancer foundation, especially one focused on post-mortem tissue donation. I guess they imagine the sadness and loss that...
Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread!

Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread!

Growing During Isolation – And the smell of fresh baked bread! Fear, uncertainty, disruption, crisis these are the words swirling around us these days. It’s hard not give in to despair. I can’t stop this virus, however I can share what I learned while caring for...
What Cancer Taught Me

What Cancer Taught Me

What Cancer Taught Me   Luke Reynolds won 1st Place in the2019 Ben Strauss Youth ProgramMiddle SchoolTeen Essay ContestThis is his winning essay What Cancer Taught Me One night around two and a half years ago, my little sister Nina said that her tummy hurt. The...
Saying Goodbye to Normal

Saying Goodbye to Normal

Saying Goodbye to Normal by Rachael KittlesonKelsey’s Momwww.KelseysPromise.org As normal goes, we were a normal family…two daughters, two dogs, a neighborhood full of kids, family dinners, carpools, homework, and messy rooms. Our oldest daughter Kelsey was a...
Jennifer’s Inspiring Journey

Jennifer’s Inspiring Journey

Jennifer’s Inspiring Journey Thank you to Libby Kranz for allowing us to share her blog post. Libby lost her daughter Jennifer to pediatric brain cancer and is tireless advocate for pediatric cancer research and an active participant in the Gift from a Child...