Helping Children with Cancer Be Kids

What Programs Exist that Help Children with Cancer Just Be Kids? Cool Kids Campaign is a super cool organization doing incredible things to improve the lives of pediatric oncology patients and their families throughout the country as well as those living in the Baltimore-Washington area.  If you know of a child...


FREE Kit to Help Manage Side Effects from Chemotherapy

We all need a little love once in a while… and if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are receiving chemotherapy, you deserve a little extra lovin’. That’s what Peppermint & Ginger Comfort Kits are all about…   Peppermint & Ginger Comfort Kits are FREE kits created to help provide comfort...


A Little Shirt Can Go A Long Way

  In May of 2009, Alan had brain surgery.  I remember sitting in the waiting room of MD Anderson with Alan’s parents and his sisters for 8 hours anxiously awaiting news about Alan’s surgery.  There were tons of other people there also waiting for news about their loved one’s surgery. ...


S.W.A.K (Sealed With A Kiss)…

What is Card Care Connection? Alan and I were constantly amazed how kind complete strangers were to us while we were battling cancer.  Their words of encouragement & random acts of kindness helped give us the strength we needed to take on another day.  I remember meeting a woman while...


Great Alternative to Hospital Gowns…

With a diagnosis of cancer comes an endless number of doctors appointments, tests, scans, biopsies, surgical procedures and even hospital visits.  And to add insult to injury, often times, patients need to wear those yucky hospital gowns.  For many, hospital gowns are downright uncomfortable, depressing, embarrassing and candidly just another reminder...


Gift Cards for Cancer Patients

Often times, it’s the little things that people say or do that make a big impact in our lives.  The Cancer Card Xchange does just this… The Cancer Card Xchange collects gift cards from donors… any re-gifted or newly purchased gift card in any denomination from $5 up to $100. ...


Sharsheret = Supporting Jewish Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer

Support for Jewish Women with Breast Cancer If you are Jewish and facing either breast cancer or ovarian cancer, check out Sharsheret– an amazing national organization dedicated to helping Jewish people navigate their way through these diseases.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or living with metastatic disease or simply want...


Clothing Designed for Chemotherapy Patients

I just LOVE products that designed to make life a little easier for chemotherapy patients….  Check out Libre Clothing – comfortable, functional clothing designed for chemotherapy, infusion & dialysis patients. Clothes made just for chemotherapy patients… Infusion sites and ports are typically located on a patient’s arm, upper thigh or...


Gettin’ Cozy During Chemo

Last weekend my daughter organized a “blanket party”…. No it was not a giant sleepover (although she would have liked that I’m sure).  Instead over 60 people came to our house, sat on the floor and tied lots & lots of knots to make 100 cozy fleece blankets that will...




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