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February 17, 2023

Teds’ Story

Ted, our 5 year old boy, is the bravest and most inspiring person we know. On March 19th he will complete ‘Run For The Kids’, a 4.6km run. It will…
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June 7, 2021

A dream for Charlie

Charlie spent 4 months in hospital while undergoing a Bone Marrow Transplant in 2020. During that time he received excellent care, but the one thing that was missing was access…
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April 5, 2021

Team George

George was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer called Ependymoma in 2016. He was just 11 months old at the time, and four years on he is still fighting. (more…)
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February 14, 2021

In the hands of strangers

For some paediatric cancer patients, life-saving treatment is literally in the hands of strangers, and in April 2018 when we received the news that Lochie’s treatment had not been as…
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October 30, 2020

Fresh air, a garden to explore, and grass to play on

Sierra was like every other active kid, loved riding her bike, walking the dogs, camping, swimming, and gymnastics. All until a few weeks before she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic…
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October 14, 2020

Chloé’s journey: One day at a time

In June 2020 just one month short of her second birthday, and after 3 trips to emergency with what I thought was a nasty virus, Chloé was diagnosed with Acute…
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September 22, 2020

“Carpe Diem” Seize the Day

On the 20th of October 2008 our 2 year old daughter, Kali, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. This is news you, as a parent, never want to hear. After…
February 4, 2020

Garmin donate 50 Vivofit Jnr 2 activity trackers to Little Big Steps

The Little Big Steps charity idea was all sparked when co-founder Cass’ son Lochie was gifted a Garmin Vivofit Jnr for his birthday and it transformed his physical and mental…
February 4, 2020

Super Lochie and the radiotherapy machine – Another Peter Mac movie star!

Peter Mac's Paediatric Film Production program transforms a child's radiotherapy treatment (which can be daunting) into a magical adventure to make it a bit less scary. Kids can choose to…
im a princess - surviving cancer treatmentOur StoriesUncategorized
October 21, 2019

Princess Cancer

5 months of inpatient treatment It wasn’t until we returned to our home environment, after Sienna's 5 months of inpatient treatment at the Royal Children’s Hospital, that we could see…
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January 26, 2019

The cruellest disease

The day I was told that our son has cancer is a day that will never be forgotten. For us, this day was Sunday 28th January 2018 at approximately 1pm.…
The-Strength-It-Takes-To-StepOur StoriesUncategorized
December 22, 2018

The strength it takes to step

It’s hard to wrap my head around that this time last year we first heard the words: “Your daughter has leukaemia”. This one sentence changed the course of our lives…
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October 19, 2018

Worry & Fear

As we step in to another big round of treatment, we are again faced with the uncertainty of what the future holds. (more…)
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September 16, 2018

Meaning-full relationships

We all inherently know that having meaningful personal relationships leads to us living much happier and more fulfilled lives, and I believe it is something that most of us do…
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August 24, 2018

Home vs Hospital

A quick recap … My son Lochie was diagnosed on January 28 2018 with ALL PH+ Leukaemia and was admitted immediately to the Royal Children’s Hospital. The first time we…