Childhood Cancer

01.26.22

My Chappywrap Collaboration is Live!

My Chappywrap Collaboration is Live! It’s here! My Chappywrap collaboration was a year …

My Chappywrap Collaboration is Live! It’s here! My Chappywrap collaboration was a year in the making, and the fact that it happened to launch the day after our end of frontline anniversary feels so meant to be. The team (they’ve been a dream to work with) actually had no idea …

Childhood Cancer

09.24.21

Why does Childhood Cancer only Receive 4%?

I’m so excited to partner with Alice and Wonder again. When my daughter …

I’m so excited to partner with Alice and Wonder again. When my daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia, I couldn’t shake the stats. How and why does childhood cancer only receive 4% of government funding allocated to cancer research? Last year, we designed tees and sweatshirts to benefit our hospital’s oncology …

Childhood Cancer

08.09.21

Danielle Moss x Monica and Andy For Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Next Month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and I am excited and honored …

Next Month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and I am excited and honored to kick things off early with my friends at Monica and Andy. They’ve re-released their lemonade print and will be donating a portion of every sale of this print to Alex’s Lemonade Stand. We’ve raised over $33,000 …

Childhood Cancer

08.04.21

Why I’m Tired of Being Told I’m Strong

This might be a controversial post, but I owe it to the moms …

This might be a controversial post, but I owe it to the moms I’ve met on this journey. I owe it to those of you who want to best show up for the people you care about. So today, I want to talk about why I’m tired of being told …

Childhood Cancer

06.23.21

Hospital Bag Checklist for Kids

My daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia less than two months before her second …

My daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia less than two months before her second birthday. We spent half the first month inpatient and over the next eight months spent a lot of time at clinic. During those first few weeks, we were in survival mode and had no idea what we …

Childhood Cancer

05.29.21

A Marco Polo Support Group for Women

This last year was one of isolation and loneliness, and mothers were one …

This last year was one of isolation and loneliness, and mothers were one of the groups hit the hardest. Then there were moms like me who faced a childhood cancer diagnosis – something that would be crippling without a pandemic. My husband and I faced the unimaginable with our now …

Health

01.30.21

What Not to Say to Someone Going Through A Cancer Diagnosis

Since my daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia, I have felt a need to …

Since my daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia, I have felt a need to help people going through a difficult medical diagnosis. What we are going through is not ok or fair and there’s no reason it’s happening, but there can be some purpose in the pain. Sharing our story, raising …

Childhood Cancer

01.26.21

Childhood Cancer Auction: We’re Done With Frontline!

Eight months ago, I could barely picture getting through the weeks and months …

Eight months ago, I could barely picture getting through the weeks and months ahead let alone making it to the end of frontline. Now that we’re officially on the other side of frontline and weeks away from starting maintenance, I feel like a new, stronger, happier, more grateful person. I …

Health

01.16.21

How to Support Someone Through Cancer Treatment

When you’re first facing a cancer diagnosis as a patient or caregiver, you …

When you’re first facing a cancer diagnosis as a patient or caregiver, you find yourself going through the motions and slowly trying to come to terms with a life-altering new reality. As a friend, you want to help but no one knows what to do. We didn’t know what we …

Health

01.07.21

How to Support Someone After a Cancer Diagnosis

On May 16, 2020, my daughter was one of the 43 children diagnosed …

On May 16, 2020, my daughter was one of the 43 children diagnosed with cancer every day. As cliché is this might sound, this is one of those things you think happens to other people until it happens to you. Everyone rallied behind us – friends, family, and thousands of …

Motherhood

09.15.20

Life After a Childhood Cancer Diagnosis

On May 16, 2020, my 22-month-old daughter Margot was diagnosed with Leukemia. That …

On May 16, 2020, my 22-month-old daughter Margot was diagnosed with Leukemia. That time had already felt complicated with isolation (due to COVID), no longer having childcare (also due to COVID), and a new baby just six weeks away. Childhood cancer is never ok, but pre-diagnosis, everything felt like too …