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“Radio Interview: ‘Psychosocial Support for Children’ now available as Podcast”

NOW AVAILABLE! ••> Listen to the interview here! My FIRST Radio interview on Psychosocial support for children of a parent with cancer and my book “13 Diamonds” is now available for download on I Heart Radio and iTunes! In March I was invited to Arizona for an Onco’Zine Brief radio interview on psychosocial support for children of a parent with cancer and my book 13 Diamonds — Life Before Death from a Child’s Perspective.  Continue reading ““Radio Interview: ‘Psychosocial Support for Children’ now available as Podcast””

“Young Entertainment Magazine Invites Author Manon Rinsma for Thursday Twitter Takeover”

On Thursday’s Young Entertainment Magazine invites published writers to takeover their Twitter account to share stories, answer questions and give advice. In July, Manon Rinsma will be one of them! On the 26th of July I will be ready for my Thursday Twitter Takeover!  Continue reading ““Young Entertainment Magazine Invites Author Manon Rinsma for Thursday Twitter Takeover””

“Second Book in the Making – Life After Death and a Journey Around the Globe.”

Colorful passport stamps, visa documents, messy airline stickers, baggage tags, a polaroid and a few handwritten notes from fellow adventurers – flipping through my travel journals takes me on a journey through time. It is almost as if I see it all right in front of me as my fingers glide over the pages. A year long I chased every dream I could think of: fearless and persistent. It was my ultimate quest looking for who I am and what I want to be, an emotional journey with the highest highs and the lowest lows. Continue reading ““Second Book in the Making – Life After Death and a Journey Around the Globe.””

“Three Pillars of Psycho-social Support for Children of a Parent with Cancer”

Editorial written for Medical Journal Onco’zine – The International Oncology Network: Naturally, the focus in a cancer story is the person with the cancer, because we need the patient to fight, get better, and live. It is the patient we all worry about, but what about their families? Standing helpless at the sideline?

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“Emergency Preparedness: 5 Things To Do Before an Earthquake Strikes”

A sharp jolt shakes up the house, a coffee mug spills over the table, while a wall mirror falls onto the ground and shatters into a million pieces. Being in an earthquake can be frightening, especially because it is impossible to predict what will happen to us, our house, and our community. With the different tectonic plates constantly flirting with each other and the San Andreas fault causing a continuing danger for our neighborhoods, California is a high-risk earthquake zone. With this knowledge, it is essential to be prepared for when an earthquake strikes. Here are five things to help you prepare today. Continue reading ““Emergency Preparedness: 5 Things To Do Before an Earthquake Strikes””