Category: Emily’s House

A hammock for Emily’s House

• June 24, 2013 • Comments (0)

Emily’s House is Toronto’s first and only children’s palliative care hospice.  It opens this Friday, and I was privileged to be able to attend the “pre-opening” party on Saturday.  It is a very peaceful place, and has 10 beds for seriously ill children.  In addition to providing full-time live-in care for these children to the [...]

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Emily’s House

• June 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

It was just another ordinary day until I got Lindsey Yeskoo’s comment on my blog post, Ordinary Days.  I don’t cry much anymore after all I’ve been through, but there I was in the Tim Horton’s, with my 5 year old Gracie suddenly dropping her jumbo Smarties and chocolate chip cookie (a rare occurrence indeed) [...]

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Ordinary days

• June 5, 2013 • Comments (2)

Yesterday I went to a talent show at Branksome Hall, in support of a young lady named Sophie Sullivan.  Sophie was in Emily’s grade 3 class at Branksome.  Last winter, she fell while skiing and triggered a rupture of an AVM (arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of arteries and blood vessels in her brain that she’d [...]

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