Category: Blog

Baby Alondra’s Infantile Spasms Story

Last year, through an unlikely connection, we were put in touch with Grissel and her baby girl Alondra.This is their story. California native, baby Alondra was born on January 16, and had to have heart surgery when she was one day old. In and out […]

Celebrating Pediatric Epilepsy Day With Some Reflection

As autumn leaves and rain begin to fall, I’m reflecting on this past summer’s encounters as we celebrate California Pediatric Epilepsy Awareness Day today and Epilepsy Awareness month in November. Stay tuned for opportunities to promote, inspire and contribute. Our foundation is expanding with the […]

Baby Mia’s Infantile Spasms Story

After meeting Mickie’s Warrior mom Lea Pasos, our founder and CEO Kristie Griess was ready to use every resource at her disposal to help baby Mia. This is mom Lea and baby Mia’s story.  We were so very excited to welcome our second baby girl, […]

Baby Hunter’s Infantile Spasms Story

Last month we had the privilege of reconnecting with Mickie’s Warrior Mama, Caylin Blake. After months of treatment, this is her and baby Hunter’s story. My name is Caylin. I am a counselor, a friend, a daughter, a dog lover, and much more. But above […]

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For the Children in Our Midst

Last week, Gabe (my husband) and I had the honor of hearing internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, Marianne Williamson, speak on “how a revolution in consciousness paves the way to both personal and political renewal.” Marianne’s teachings have had a big impact on my life […]

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Baby Gabby’s Infantile Spasms Story

There is no proper way to truly introduce our guest for today’s blog, but I will start with saying that Chris is an amazingly dedicated father to his daughter Gabby. After his daughter was diagnosed with infantile spasms, like me, Chris took it upon himself […]

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Making Waves

The past two months have been a blur of excitement and change. November marked epilepsy month and the one year anniversary of our non-profit organization. In November, we focused our advocacy efforts on exploring how pediatric epilepsy effects all aspects of a patient’s family. In […]

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The Brain Recovery Project

Nicole Gantz Murray serves as the Director of Development for The Brain Recovery Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children reach their full potential after brain surgery to stop seizures.

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Baby Dani: Never Forgotten

As Infantile Spams Awareness Week approaches, I am reminded of some very special people whose stories have been imprinted on my heart and fuel our mission to educate parents, medical professionals and legislators on the devastating effects seizures have on the developing brain of a [...]

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