As moms, we know how awful it is when our children are sick. Some of us have dealt with the stress of having a child in the hospital, faced a complex medical problem or gone through extended treatment for an illness. It's difficult and emotionally draining, no doubt. However, most of us can't even fathom what it would be like for our son or daughter to have a life-limiting illness or condition. Sadly, for many families this is a reality. According to the International Children's Palliative Care Network (ICPCN), there are currently 21 million children in desperate need of palliative care worldwide. Wow. Enter ICPCN ...Read more.
One of the nicest people you'll ever meet, Lisa Geyser is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. Recently named “Mom of the Year” by Valle del Sol, this recognition could not have gone to a more deserving woman. She works tirelessly for her community and is raising her two boys to be philanthropic as well. When she struggled to find volunteer opportunities that her young boys (Alex, 7 and Jackson, 5) could participate in, Lisa and her friend Alexandra Sklar decided to start Families Giving Back in 2012. Since its inception, Families Giving Back has created volunteer programs with non-profits such as ...Read more.