Childhood cancer, Funny moments

Vacation

Ahhh... the sun on my face, the sand between my toes, the soft wind blowing and the distant noises of kids playing combined with seagulls screaming overhead.... I am sitting in a long chair on a beach in Trouville-Sur-Mer, Normandy, enjoying the sunny day. The weather in Normandy is exactly what people kept telling me… Continue reading Vacation

Childhood cancer, Funny moments

Living in the “Now”

So one of the things that you learn when you are in the middle of a cancer diagnosis (or other major crisis, actually), is the importance of living in the present moment. You learn to value each happy day, each healthy day, and to not dwell on the "what ifs" of the future. Now how… Continue reading Living in the “Now”

Childhood cancer

Advice to Adults With Cancer from a 5 year old

Here's a light-hearted look at cancer from the point of view of my son Elliot, who was only 4 and a half when diagnosed. I know many of the adults I am in touch with who have cancer, or who are helping a person with cancer through this journey, will relate! Advice to adults with… Continue reading Advice to Adults With Cancer from a 5 year old