Can Music Help Heal Cancer Patients?
Can Music Help Heal Cancer Patients? Our Universal Language “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain” – Bob Marley Music is our universal language and one of the most powerful to evoke change and emotion. Unfortunately, families enduring the cancer journey have many stressors from managing this terrible disease. […]
Summer Fun Even When You’re Not Feeling Well
Summer Fun Even When You’re Not Feeling Well Activities with Improved Psychological Effects School has ended, and summer vacation has officially started. Summer break usually means sports camps, sleepovers, and pool days in the hot sun for many grade school children. However, this can be a tough season for a child with cancer because they […]
How Women’s Health Month Suggestions Help Cancer Caregivers?
How Women’s Health Month Suggestions Help Cancer Caregivers? Sharing Ideas! National Women’s Health Month observance is led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office every May. Many ideas shared in May help women care for themselves to avoid serious illnesses. These ideas can also be implemented to help cancer caregivers. Here are […]
Celebrating Dads with a Child Battling Cancer on Father’s Day
Celebrating Dads with a Child Battling Cancer on Father’s Day Sunday, June 19 Cancer dad. It’s a title that no one wants or knows what to do with. But, with Fathers Day just around the corner on June 19th, it’s time to recognize and uplift these dads, who are often unsung heroes for families enduring […]
You Are a Cancer Survivor…Now What?
You Are a Cancer Survivor…Now What? National Cancer Survivors Day – June 5, 2022 “You are BRAVER than you believe, STRONGER than you seem, SMARTER than you think, and twice as BEAUTIFUL than you ever imagined” You Made It! It’s incredible to think that we’ve lived through an aggressive mutating virus that started a global […]
Cancer DOES Affect Mental Health
Cancer DOES Affect Mental Health Before and After Treatment A cancer diagnosis is life-changing and can often lead to patients and caregivers experiencing mental health issues. It is estimated that 8-24% of cancer patients suffer from mental illness related to their diagnosis and treatment. However, these statistics are likely artificially low because some mental health […]
Gray May – Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Gray May – Brain Tumor Awareness Month Supporting the Brain Tumor Community As we enter the month of May, you might start seeing #GrayMay and #GoGrayInMay. You might ask yourself, “what does that mean? “Those hashtags are all across social media to recognize Brain Tumor Awareness Month, which occurs annually in May. The “gray” in […]
National Nurses Week 2022: The Backbone of Healthcare
National Nurses Week 2022: The Backbone of Healthcare May 6-12 National Nurses Week is celebrated between May 6, National Nurses Day, and May 12, the birthdate of nurse Florence Nightingale. Nurses help deliver babies, assist with life-threatening ER crises, and, most importantly, are a pillar of support during your child’s cancer journey. Nurses specializing in […]
Celebration Ideas for Moms of Cancer Kids
Celebration Ideas for Moms of Cancer Kids Mother’s Day 2022 Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8th, may be a tough holiday for mothers of kids with cancer. It is likely another day of the same constant fears passed without notice or fanfare. Moms and wives of cancer patients conquer daily challenges with superhuman strength, but they […]
Coping with Stress After a Child’s Cancer Diagnosis – National Stress Awareness Month
Coping with Stress After a Child’s Cancer Diagnosis National Stress Awareness Month A childhood cancer diagnosis is one of the most intense, disruptive, and enduring stressors parents can have. Stress can be debilitating if it’s not managed correctly, especially when the source of it comes from a deadly illness or the loss of a loved […]