Posts Tagged ‘sickkids’

Our Holiday Traditions Include Giving Back

After losing a child, it’s not difficult to believe that we would find the holidays really tough. We can’t buy our Zack any gifts or celebrate the joy of the holidays with all three of our boys and it truly makes Christmas really tough each year. We hold onto the sweet memories of our three […] Read more…

We Can’t Wait to Walk for SickKids again!

Do you have a SickKids story? We do.  We’ve seen the miracles, first hand, that take place within those walls at SickKids.  We were given the gift of 3 years with our child, when the odds were against him from the start.  Not nearly enough, but we may never have known how truly amazing he […] Read more…

Why I’m a McHappy Day Supporter!

The day Zack was born and we were aware of his urgent cardiac needs, we spent the night at our local hospital begging for a room in Toronto. The Cardiac NICU team told us that there were no rooms at SickKids and made us aware that our other options were London, Hamilton or Montreal! We […] Read more…

Celebrating National Heart Month this February

February is Heart Month and there is no better month to raise awareness for Congential Heart Defects and for the Labatt Family Heart Centre at SickKids.  It is no secret that my family loves SickKids Hospital in Toronto for all that it did for our son Zack.  When Zack was first born, he was diagnosed […] Read more…

Giving Back at Back to School Time

Like many other kids, my boys are back to school this morning and back to the regular routine that I love! While I have mixed emotions of what lies ahead this year, the boys seemed eager to meet their new teachers and connect with old buddies. My guys walked out the door this morning with […] Read more…

The Day I Met Toronto’s New Mayor, John Tory

Toronto now has a Mayor that I had the pleasure of speaking with over two years ago!  We had been invited, like other Patient Ambassadors, to be a featured family at the SickKids Radiothon hosted on 1010.  The boys and I sat down during John Tory’s “shift” in the Atrium at the hospital and recounted […] Read more…

March 27th is a special day

Today is always a special day in my heart and in our family.  While there won’t be cake or balloons or any presents, it’s a day that brought us two celebrations in our lives.On March 27th, 2008, our little Zackie got his first hearing aids!  I can’t find that amazing photo and I would have […] Read more…

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