Dear Fellow Cancer Mama, Do you ever feel like you’ve been blind-sided by your child’s diagnosis? Do you ever feel like things are out of your control, like the world is spinning fast but everything in your life has ground to some kind of nightmarish crawl?
As a freshman in high school, Rally Kid Jack signed up for the cross country team to make friends and gain a sense of community at his new school, Blessed Trinity. As the season progressed, however, so did the tumor that doctors had discovered in Jack’s ear.
At just 6 years old, Rally Kid Austen has big dreams for her future. Described by her family as a typical “girly girl” who adores princess stories and glitter, Austen dreams of growing up to be a cheerleader, a teacher, and a nurse—in that order! “She didn’t add nurse to the list until after she