May is Brain Cancer and Tumor Awareness Month

May is Brain Cancer and Tumor Awareness Month Go Gray in May Brain cancer is a dreaded diagnosis, and for good reason. It feels like a lightning bolt has face-planted […]

Every Day Should Be Nurses Day! National Nurses Week

Every Day Should Be Nurses Day! Nurses Week 2021! May 6 through May 12, 2021, is National Nurses Week, with May 12 being International Nurses Day. How vital are nurses […]

What’s Mother’s Day Like for Moms of Childhood Cancer Kids?

What’s Mother’s Day Like for Moms of Childhood Cancer Kids? Mother’s Day 2021 When Mother’s Day arrives, May grey will have special meaning to mothers who have children battling cancer. […]

How to Encourage Children with Cancer to Read

Reading and Healing How to Encourage Children with Cancer to Read A Book Can Be the Best Medicine Doctor office visits and hospital stays can be traumatic for a child […]

Celebrate 2021 National Volunteer Week

Celebrate 2021 National Volunteer Week April 18-24 Out of the darkness, we enter the light. As our country emerges from a nightmarish year of the Covid pandemic, Spring emerges. The […]

April Is National Donate Life Month

April Is National Donate Life Month April Is National Donate Life Month Donate Life awareness is usually focused on organ donation. However, Donate Life also includes bone marrow or stem […]

National Minority Cancer Awareness Month: Is the Battle Tougher for Minority Kids?

Minority Cancer Awareness Month Is the Battle Tougher for Minority Children Who Get Cancer? April is National Minority Cancer Awareness Month, and no better time to discuss how cancer disproportionately […]

10 Fun Activities for Kids with Cancer

Kids with pediatric cancer can quickly become tired of repeating the same activities in the same surroundings. It can feel like a daunting task to keep your child entertained, but […]

“I’m Here Too!” Help for Siblings of Children with Cancer

As a child, your family is your world; they provide comfort, security, and a daily routine. What if one day, that emotional protection was torn away without warning? What would […]

Disposal of Unused Medications After Cancer

You are on the other side of your child’s cancer, from cancer fighter to cancer survivor! You are cautiously elated cancer will not own each day from now on and […]

What Is a Parent to Do with a Picky Eater Undergoing Chemo?

A warning most parents receive after their child is diagnosed with cancer is to avoid sugar! This can be hard to do for a child who often loses their appetite […]

Meditation Relieves Stress During Cancer Treatments

Meditation can provide important benefits to cancer patients and caregivers, including stress relief during uncertain times. Cancer patient Jed Surdyk reflects, “Meditation compels relaxation, but cancer typically does not. It’s […]

Nutrition for Children with Cancer and Their Families

National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to talk about how caregivers can provide the best nutrition for children undergoing cancer treatment. Let’s separate fact from fiction, check sources carefully, […]

Home Activities for Cancer Kids During Covid

As the pandemic continues and children remain stuck inside, do you find yourself running out of ways to provide healthy and fun things to do? In this information age, it […]

Online Childhood Cancer Research – Who Can You Trust?

Once your child has been diagnosed with cancer, what’s the first thing most parents do after the shock sets in? You guessed it, research! A childhood cancer diagnosis creates a […]

The Power of Love on Valentine’s Day

While many of us enjoy the chocolates, flowers and romance in celebration of the patron Saint Valentine, have you ever wondered how Valentine’s day started and who is Saint Valentine? […]

Five Ways to Reduce the Risk of Cancer

February is National Cancer Prevention Month Hearing the words, “Your child has cancer,” is the worst news a parent can hear. Parents often ask how this could have happened. In […]

Does Your Child’s Education Stop During Cancer?

The ongoing pandemic has drastically altered day-to-day activities such as how one works, but also how students learn. Finding the motivation to sit your child down to read a school […]

Give Life, Give Blood!

January is National Blood Donor Month   A blood donation truly is a “gift of life” to a critically ill child with cancer. Donating your blood is simple way to […]

Merry Christmas from Here to Serve!

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, […]