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Passing Resilience to Our Children

“Resilience is about getting up, finding a new path, and moving forward to ultimately achieve your goals and dreams.”

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These Baby Yoda Beanies Help Fight Pediatric Cancer & Everyone Needs One

Show off your Mandalorian style while helping others.

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The Year Our Christmas Presents Changed Forever

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Our family Christmases were idyllic, if simple. Each year on Christmas Day, we would all open our presents. My sister and I would get doll clothes (this was when you got outfits, not multiple Barbies) and plush animals,…

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Meet Portland Parents Who Are Making a Difference

Portland is full of people wanting to make our community better. The following are parents making a difference in Portland.

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How I Told My Kids I Was Diagnosed with Cancer

“As a two-time cancer survivor, wife, and mom of three children, here are some of my thoughts about ‘telling the kids’ based on my experiences.”

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Disney+ Original “Clouds” to Premiere in October

The movie is inspired by the true story of Zach Sobiech.

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Hello Bello Lemonade Stand

Turn Your Hello Bello Diaper Box into a Lemonade Stand to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Proceeds from this virtual fundraiser will go directly to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder

Cornstarch-based baby powder will still be available in North America.

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Federal Workers May Soon Get 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Nonmilitary government employees may get this much-needed benefit soon!

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Dear Cancer: A Mother’s Answer to the Unanswered Questions

Photo: Robin L. Reynolds
I remember the day my heart was broken. It was in the early morning hours of May 12th. Wearing the baggy pink sweatpants I purchased the night before, I sat in a stiff vinyl hospital chair.…

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8 Ways to Support a Family Going Through a Medical Crisis

When a family member or friend is dealing with devastating medical issues, here are some ways you can help out and support them during their time in need.

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Relationship Resiliency: Love, Laughter and Lust

Photo: Dennis Gardner
For my husband and I, the year of 2016 was a doozie. Our circumstances weren’t necessarily unique, and I’m sure couples anywhere could relate to our struggles, but while going through it, we felt isolated and often…

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The Three Gifts of the Father

At the age of 41, I was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer. It was completely out-of-the blue, as I had no symptoms, except for a solid mass discovered by my doctor during a routine exam. The diagnosis alone was terrifying, but…

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This Dad Dying of Cancer Left Behind a Precious Gift for His Son

This children’s book has a very special meaning.

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This New Tool Can Predict Breast Cancer 5 Years in Advance

This is a game changer in early detection.

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The FDA Is Making These Important Changes to Its Mammogram Guidelines

This breast cancer factor you’ve probably never heard of is getting some much needed attention.

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Best New Kids Books for February 2019

These are the most exciting new children’s books hot off the presses in the month of February.

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Here’s How To Host a BARKE Sale & Help Both Kids and Canines

This sale benefits fur babies and your babies!

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FDA Issues Safety Warning: Asbestos Found in Claire’s Makeup

Before you toss your whole kit and Caboodle—read this.

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Connecticut’s Soda Tax Proposal Is a Healthy First in the Nation

This tax could earn the state some seriously sweet cash while making residents healthier.

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When Traditions Die, Make Them New

Every family has its non-negotiables—until life forces you to renegotiate.

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Michael Bublé Opens Up about His Son’s Cancer Battle in Emotional Interview

This singer got real during a recent episode of “Carpool Karaoke.”

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Here’s Why Some of Your Kids’ Favorite Treats Will Taste Very Different Very Soon

A big change is coming to some of your favorite and most familiar treats.

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