Shane’s Honor Video for the Children’s Cancer Therapy Development Institute This is WHY we do what we do!

This is a gift card drive for the families under the care of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PACT team. Many of you have reached out to us during past holiday seasons and have helped. We are assisting specific families again this year, but it’s too difficult to list those items and have people, Read More

Come shop at Kendra Scott Ardmore from 12-2 with some sips and sweets! 20% of the sales will go to Shane’s Future Days! The holidays are coming and this is a perfect way to get yourself or someone you love a beautiful piece of jewelry all while giving back to help fight childhood cancer, Read More

It’s now officially October. While things are turning pink, we continue to fight for GOLD to be more seen and heard. #SFD #HelpShaneFightCancer #ARMSaware #letsdobetter

Today is the last day of childhood cancer awareness month. As you know, it’s everyday for our family and so many other families across the globe. We don’t need a designated month to know how unfair a childhood cancer diagnosis can be. On Tuesday, March 24, 2014, Shane was sedated for the first of, Read More

We had three hours to sit and mull over the fact that we were headed to oncology about our almost 8 month old baby. We went to lunch on UPenn’s campus. I used to work across the street and had been to the same place many times. Before we were married, while I was, Read More

Continued We headed to urology to meet with the doctor. Upon examining Shane and looking over initial blood work, he was discharged with enlarged lymph nodes. The mass wasn’t discussed. It was considered a site of inflammation. Shane had never been sick. No fever, nothing. The doctor said he looked perfectly healthy….like the “gerber, Read More

Shane was diagnosed at 8 months. He lived until 19 months old. Obviously he was not potty trained. So, we wore gloves to change his diapers. Our parents wore gloves when they thankfully watched him so we could breathe or be with Chase and Ella. When he went through his first chemo treatment, he, Read More

When your child has cancer, a lot of people make assumptions about you. -People assumed that Shane’s cancer was genetic. It wasn’t. -Some assumed that I did something, i.e the food I ate. Nope. We only eat organic fruits and vegetables and I’m pretty sure at the time, Paul was annoyed that I always, Read More

The weight of childhood cancer During the month of September, I try to post a little bit of our childhood cancer journey. Sometimes I slip up and get busy and other times, this month…the memories, our reality is just too overwhelming. I feel as though it’s our responsibility to take part in raising awareness, Read More