No One Ever Expects a Child to get Cancer and Why That Must Change

The commercials air every holiday season.   They’ve featured an adorable little boy trying to make a lunch date with Jennifer Aniston, a giggling mischievous cherub teasing Robin Williams, and another hanging out with Olympic champion snowboarder Shaun White.   These kids are cancer patients and their celebrity pals implore viewers to make donations to St. Jude’s Hospital....more
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What can YOU do to support childhood cancer?

Today is Saturday, September 1, 2012. Today begins the fast and furious 30 days of National Childhood Cancer Awareness month in the United States. We, the childhood cancer community, have been furiously preparing for these brief 30 days. During this 30 day period, we will be advocating our buns off to the public at large. A few facts:...more

Dark Chocolate

I wish life really was like a box of chocolates. Where you could pick and choose. Wrinkle your nose at the ones you just don't care to taste or try. You could choose the easy. The happy endings. Dream away nightmares....more

Childhood Cancer - Seeing Gold Through the Pink

Cancer.  The word alone makes us shift in discomfort and compels us to immediately redirect our thoughts away, towards words and thoughts that strike less fear, unless….  Unless cancer has become more than a word on our tongues and in our lives....more