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Fun Ways to Entertain Kids at Home

BLOGFun Ways to Entertain Kids at Home February 18, 2020 Winter can be tough for any parent or caregiver. The weather keeps you inside most of the time and as February comes around, you’ve just about had enough. The kids are restless but you’ve done all the crafts,...

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How to Keep Siblings Connected During a Hospital Stay

BLOGHow to Keep Siblings Connected During a Hospital Stay January 25, 2020 One of the hardest parts of in-patient treatment isn’t necessarily the scary tests or painful medical procedures; it’s being separated from those you love. This is true for the entire family,...

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How to Have a Realistic, But Joyful, Holiday

BLOGHow to Have a Realistic, But Joyful, Holiday December 10, 2019 The holidays can be a time of wonder, joy and togetherness, especially for children. But they can also be a time of stress, worry or sadness. There’s something about the holidays that can magnify...

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Caring for the Caregiver – Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care

BLOGCaring for the Caregiver - Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care November 19, 2019 November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to honor those like you who selflessly take care of others. (Though we hope people recognize and thank you more than once a year!)...

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Managing Your Fear When Your Child Is Seriously Ill

BLOGManaging Your Fear When Your Child Is Seriously Ill October 29, 2019 ​Having a child with any illness or injury, nevertheless a life-changing one, can be a terrifying experience. And as a parent, your first concern is likely how to comfort your child and help them...

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Helping Your Child Return to School

BLOG Back to School: Helping Your Child Return to School After a Life-Changing Illness or Injury  September 7, 2019 For most kids, the first day of school is both exciting (new school supplies, new clothes, new friends!), and nerve-wracking (new teachers,...

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How to Help a Friend When Their Child Is Ill

BLOG How to Help a Friend When Their Child is Ill August 5, 2019 Sadly, most of us know someone whose child has been diagnosed with a life-changing illness – whether it’s cancer, diabetes or severe asthma. And it’s natural to want to help. It’s equally...

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6 Myths about PTSD

BLOG 6 Myths About PTSD June 27, 2019 Today is PTSD Awareness Day, and while the term is well-known, it is often misunderstood. In fact, there are many myths about PTSD that can prevent people from seeking treatment. The most prevalent one? That PTSD only...

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A Mother’s Guide to Self Care

BLOG A Mother's Guide to Self-Care Cindy Kerr / May 12, 2019 When Ryan was sick and someone told me to “take care of myself”, my gut reaction was to roll my eyes. I’m a mom – of course I’m going to take care of my child first! But over the years, I’ve...

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How to Support Your Child When They Are Being Bullied

BLOG How to Support Your Child When They Are Bullied April 28, 2019 Children with a life-changing illness or injury have a lot to handle - treatments, medication side effects, surgery, and more. Sadly, on top of all that, many also have to deal with...

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