Childhood cancer, Parenting

My son survived – why bother pushing for research?

A few months ago I attended at conference on Accelerating the Development of New Oncology Drugs for Children and Adolescents. The first day was packed with fascinating, complicated presentations all revolving around the issue of how to get new drugs and new treatments available in order to save more children with cancer. Later that evening,… Continue reading My son survived – why bother pushing for research?

Childhood cancer, Relationships

How to help someone who is grieving, in 5 easy steps, from an Absolute Expert on the Subject

I know I haven’t written a lot recently. I’ve been doing so much for Zoé4life, I haven’t had time. We're working non stop to fund research. And we've also put in place a system by which families can apply to us for financial support through the social workers who are at the hospital. The first… Continue reading How to help someone who is grieving, in 5 easy steps, from an Absolute Expert on the Subject

Childhood cancer, Parenting

On Mother’s Day

This morning I woke up early. My living is room is quiet and calm, everyone is still asleep. Elliot got up in the middle of the night and came into our bed, he’s still lying there in the middle, sound asleep, leaving Martin roughly 5 centimetres of bed to sleep on and 2 centimetres of… Continue reading On Mother’s Day