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Caring for Parents: The Amato Family

Mia was diagnosed with medulloblastoma on July 26, 2015 at the age of 13 months. Up until that point, she was a very healthy little girl.  I fed her healthy foods, probiotics, no sugar, not so much as a cookie!  I did everything I could to make her first year as healthy as possible. As […]

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Erik’s Fight

  We all have our reasons for supporting Kids Cancer Care.  Mine is my son, Erik. By the grace of God, he is with us today. He is among the lucky ones, who can say that they beat cancer. In his case, not only did he beat cancer; he beat cancer twice!   When Erik […]

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Quinton’s First Year

Quinton was born on August 19th, 2015, a healthy 8 lbs 1 ounce, with lovely soft brown hair and beautiful blue eyes. Shortly before his first Christmas, we went to my parents’ house to enjoy a family gathering. The day was wonderful, filled with laughter, delicious food, and even an early visit from Santa. When […]


On June 17th, 2011, at only 12 years old, Darah was running the 100 m sprint Manitoba Provincial Track and Field Qualifiers when she crossed the finish line in a close second place. All of a sudden, from the sidelines, we could hear a “snap” and she tumbled to the concrete track. Judging by the […]

Wisdom in the Broken

Hi, I’m Jordana. I live in Central Alberta with my husband and daughter.  We do our best to live life fully after a devistating loss of our three year old daughter. In the past months, I have been writing about our journey with our daughter Sarah who lived with cancer and died in 2014. Visit […]