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HAPPY FATHER’s DAY

June 21, 2011

A Poem Celebrating all that Fathers do in this world and in our own lives. Thank you all for being our heros and our rocks through the good times and... View Article

A Lovely Reminder

June 17, 2011

The first lines from William Blake’s poem “Auguries of Innocence” captures the beauty and wonder of life…some people spend their whole lives working towards such an outlook…     But in only... View Article

Quote of the Day

June 17, 2011

“Don’t Count the Days, Make the Days Count.”

Madison Waller – A Mother’s Story

June 15, 2011

Almost (four) years ago, our beautiful, 5 year-old daughter, Madison, was diagnosed with leukemia. The news hit us like a bomb, but, fortunately, we were sent to UCSF Children’s Hospital... View Article

Megan Murray’s Story

June 14, 2011

4 years ago when then-13-year-old Megan Murray was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Family House became a “port in the storm” for Megan and her mom, Sue. “It was our... View Article

Sarah Baty’s Story

June 13, 2011

When Sarah Baty was two and a half years old, her mom, Shannon (four months pregnant with Sarah’s sister, Stella) noticed Sarah’s eye winked strangely one day. A tumor had... View Article

Sierra Pate’s Story

June 13, 2011

Sierra Pate was 15 years old in 2008 when her doctor in Redding told her she was fine, but she knew differently. Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lyphoma, sierra was flown to... View Article

The Little Fighter Who Inspired Us All

June 13, 2011

When three-year-old TJ Garcia of Bakersfield started stumbling and losing his balance, his parents, Theo and Desiree, initially chalked it up to clumsiness. But then TJ started vomiting, and he... View Article

Monthly Yoga

June 10, 2011

Once a month Family House has a Volunteer Yoga Instructor, Raissa Bump, come in to teach a class for the families and staff here. Yesterday I had the opportunity to join... View Article