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Sharing Play Even In The Most Difficult Circumstances

Hi friends! I wanted to share with you a wonderful video that was shared with me last week. Michael Towne, a child life specialist in California got up on the TEDx stage to share about how important it is to have fun, even when the situation appears most dire. 70 more words

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1 Year

Evening, friends.

September 17 marks 1 year of blogging for me and it is insane to think about how much has happened over the last year. 502 more words

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Bella's Believers--Warrior for Nick's Run

In June 2015 just two weeks shy of her fourth birthday, Isabella was diagnosed with cancer. She had to stay in the hospital for 15 days. 411 more words

Lucas's Story

By Jennifer, Lucas’s Mom

I call my son Lucas my little superhero. He is good natured, sweet, smart and the most loving boy you will ever meet. 393 more words

Home Sweet Home

I landed in Canada last night at around 4:00pm local time. Needless to say my body wants me to slow down for a few days…I came down with some sort of cold and/or sinus infection on my last night in Eldoret. 693 more words

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It's not all arts and crafts 

Today was a hard day. I spent some time with the abandoned babies in the NICU and then went to the burns ward. Needless to say I am not cut out to handle what I was exposed to (yet). 297 more words

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What's a language barrier anyways?

Good evening!

Today was a very busy and productive Tuesday at the hospital. I spent the morning working in the AMPATH paediatric clinic with the children in for visits today. 969 more words

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