Happy Mother's Day

“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” ~ Donna Ball, At Home on Ladybug Farm

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Please Support Our Mother's Day Project

Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. All mothers deserve a day to be honoured, and no mothers deserve to be honoured more than mothers of Children with Cancer. These mothers live under tremendous stress for months, sometimes […]

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Mother’s Day 2016 Appeal

A Mother’s love is something that no one can explain, It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain, It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may For nothing can destroy it or take that love away ~ Helen Steiner Rice ~   Mother’s Day is a day on which mothers […]

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Donate an emBRACING & emPOWERING Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day is usually a big deal for us, and, although we are doing thing very differently this year, it still is. Usually we treat the mothers with gifts, flowers and a nice lunch, but too soon the flowers wilt, the meals have been eaten and the choccies too… and then it is back to […]

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Remembering Austin ~ Week 4

Today we once again share with you the writings of Austin‘s Mom, Ilse on his Facebook Page. Losing a child is not natural; it is the absolute worst thing that can happen to any parent, and the heartache that follows is devastating. No parent is prepared for a child’s death, even if they have anticipated […]

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I Miss You, My Child

When the stars shine up in the sky I miss you… When the sun rises and sets every day, I miss you… When the rain falls, and everything Looks bright and beautiful, I miss you… Every day, every hour, In everything I do, I miss you! Today we would like to share a post by Austin‘s […]

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Dates I Remember…

Today we would like to share with you a piece written by Theresa Botha Nieuwenhuis,  Xuané’s mommy.  The piece was originally written in Afrikaans (shown below English version) but it is so powerful that we translated it so that everyone could understand what the death of a child from childhood cancer does to a mother…

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