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Best Children’s Books about CHD

Looking for a children’s book about CHD? Look no further! Here are some of the best books to use to talk to your child about their special heart. Books can…

Postpartum Depression and CHD

Postpartum depression, not something I expected When I became pregnant with my daughter, I was over-the-moon happy about it. Throughout my 41 week pregnancy, my excitement only grew as we…

child blowing nose after getting sick

How to Keep Your Child from Getting Sick

It’s here, guys. Flu season is upon us. I took my kids for their well checkups today and their pediatrician said she has already personally seen 3 cases of the…

“Not a Mother-Woman”

There is a kind of mother who seems to hear the true calling of her life in her newborn baby’s cry. A mother who tells other expecting women, “When you see…

Project Heart's mission to build a heart to cure CHD

A Cure for CHD

Funding a Cure for CHD Cure? Yes, cure. Have we all lost our minds to think there could possibly be a cure for a congenital condition? Maybe, but hear me…

playing with toddler toys in the hospital

Toddler Toys for the Hospital

Ok moms, here’s the scoop. I know you are wondering, how in the world will you keep your rambunctious toddler occupied while they recover from heart surgery? Here’s a breakdown…

Flying with a Child with CHD

I love to travel. My husband and I enjoy seeing new places and going on little adventures. Usually while we are on vacation we are already talking about the next…

5 Charity Organizations You Need to Know About

The organization, Special Spaces, was originally featured when publishing this blog. Shortly after publication, the foundation announced a change in their mission to now solely serve children with cancer. Charity…