Category Archives: Kids & Families

A True Blessing: Keeping Our Family Together By Donna Rodriguez Three surgeries. Hundreds of miles away from home.  Family of six. No place to call home. Financial problems. Stress from all directions.  I would have lost my sanity if it … Continue reading

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A Home Away From Home By Leti Alvarez, Weekday House Manager As the holidays begin to wind down and all the activity and hurry of the season begins to fade, I stopped to reflect back on my first few months … Continue reading

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Christmas at Ronald McDonald House – KXAN Story

By Carolyn Schwarz KXAN visited Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas on Christmas Eve and learned how RMHC eases the burden for families with critically ill or injured children. Thanks to all who donated items this holiday … Continue reading

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Rain, Ice or Snow – We Will Run!

By Carolyn Schwarz At Ronald McDonald House Charities of Austin and Central Texas we meet families every day who are fighting – fighting because their child is facing illness or injury and is in the hospital or in treatment at … Continue reading

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What if it were my kid? What if it were yours?

by Claire Mathias Ten years ago, my son was born with a hole in his heart. I will never forget the cardiologist’s visit in the hospital. He listened to my son’s heart, put his large hand over my baby’s tiny … Continue reading

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Enjoying Goodbye

by Derrick Lesnau You don’t often hear of people referring to a “goodbye” as inherently good. “Good” is spelled out in the word, but more often than not, a goodbye is associated with a sense of loss or separation, no matter how … Continue reading

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School’s out for summer (almost)! Are you ready?

by Claire Mathias I’m not sure I’m ready for summer, y’all! Here are just a few things that I’m fretting about: Now that my kiddo is a little older, he can bike to friends’ houses in the neighborhood. Will he … Continue reading

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