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Our SBS Story: Pump Batteries

We use battery pumps for our son’s IV nutrition; these require replacing 4 C batteries everynight (despite only 10% of the battery life being used). Instead of throwing them away, we donate them to our local hospital’s Child Life Team. 51 more words

App-tastic Support: Pet Spa Day

Continuing on the discussion of my favorite and popular app, this next one is for your preschool and school-age girls, though sometimes the boys like this app too. 207 more words

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App-tastic Support: Ninja Time!

Last week I shared my top played game on my tablet. This week, I’ve got another popular app that you all probably know. Can anyone say Fruit Ninja? 218 more words

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App-tastic Support: Number 1

So believe it or not, I’ve shared all the toys I carry around in my bag. If you think that’s not much, you’re right. My bag is actually quite small because it’s meant to fit just one thing: my tablet. 386 more words

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Strong with these young ones the Force is

I wanted to share with you all this awesome video showing the cheer that some of our favorite Star Wars characters brought to the children at CHLA. 22 more words

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Saying Goodbye to 2015

I am terribly sorry for my blogging silence the last few weeks – the holidays have kept me pretty busy and not feeling very literary. 171 more words

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At age 11 and fighting cancer, Wayne taught me how to live

Original version published in July 2013. Wayne died Dec, 2, 2010.

Watching a child die should slap us in the face, provide some perspective as to what’s really important and how we should live our lives. 575 more words

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