May 20, 2020

My 15 year old nephew is currently in the hospital with a traumatic brain injury.  As you might imagine, we are all trying to find ways to help the family.  Thanks to all our podcast guests, I was able to pull together this quick list of the best tips and tricks for lo...

May 14, 2020

What is child life specialist?  The first day we had chemo was also a “long” day.  We were so new that I didn’t know anything about anything yet.  A woman came into the room and gave us a bag from Bags of Fun.  It was AMAZING and you can find out more about them here....

January 14, 2020

Potatoes, Egg and Coffee
 

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it.

She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one...

September 29, 2017

We had so much fun this weekend! 

On Saturday, we went to the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children’s Celebration of Life.  They do this each year for their current and former oncology patients.  Some of the kids have been off treatment for over 15 years and it is SO coo...

October 13, 2016

When Merry was first diagnosed, it was a whirlwind of everything.  We met new people, had to go to new places and had a lot of new experiences.  I feel like I remember everything so well because I was so emotional, but I also feel that I blocked out the whole beginning...

September 18, 2015

 

 

Wow!  We had the best time at the Social Enterprise Summit Expo last night!  There were so many amazing companies and nonprofits there with some amazing products and ideas.  The people who were stopping by were so amazing because they already "got" what we are trying...

June 28, 2015

I am so excited about our new packaging!  One way we distribute our BraveHoods is through hospitals and non-profits.  We were sending each BraveHood in a brown paper gift bag with pretty tissue paper, stickers and some information about us.  Sometimes we include a draw...

June 9, 2015

 

I love Amazon.  I didn't always feel this way.  I do feel bad sometimes because I have worked in brick and mortar bookstores for a lot of my life and it will be very sad if as a nation we can't support real bookstores any longer.  But alas, they have reeled me into th...

June 9, 2015

I can't believe it, but today marks 4 years since we started our cancer journey. Merry had been sick for the previous few months and after many, many, many trips to the doctor, we couldn't figure out what was wrong. On June 3, 2011, she woke up with a black eye. The pr...

May 20, 2015

I am so excited about our new designs!  Originally, we had 3 main designs - "It's All Good in my BraveHood", "Vini, Vidi, Vici" (translated from Latin as: I came, I saw, I conquered) and "Future Cancer Survivor".   I love them all but I felt like our designs needed a l...

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