Summertime ’09!

Summer is here! Well, summer is supposed to be here but it just doesn’t want to stop raining in Boston. Aside from that, summer is considered the “fun” season; time for you to hang out with friends, go to the mall, go on vacation, etc….


Frowns, Cries, Tears – a poem

Frowns, cries, tears Memories that can’t be erased with the years Hearts with scars that can never be healed because a persons lips are forever sealed The frowns of friends cries of mothers tears of sisters and brothers All of which have scars scars that…

Star Tattoo

Think Before You Ink

Last week, eighteen year old Kimberley Vlaminck sued her tattoo artist after receiving fifty-six stars tattooed on her face. Kimberely, who insists on having asked for just three stars, claims to have fallen asleep while being tattooed, waking up with much more than she bargained…


Let’s Talk About … Texts???

So, there is a big controversy going on about sexting. I know many of you have heard about it either on the news or from your friends. But for those of you who don’t know, sexting is when you send sexually explicit pictures of yourself or someone…


Farewell from Hieu

Dear Blog, My experience here at Children’s Hospital Boston has been great. I love the people here and everything about the job – from the health tables to the TAC meetings. I’ve worked here for the entire school year and it’s been fun. We’ve all…



As high school students (especially as seniors) we look forward to our graduation day. We are tired of waking up early EVERY morning and basically tired of the same routine – same school, same classes, same people; it gets boring after awhile. We all can’t…


Teen Dating & Violence

So, we all know about the situation with the pop superstars Chris Brown and Rihanna. Regardless of what the tabloids may say, domestic violence is not okay and it should not be condoned in any way, shape, or form. Nobody deserves to be verbally or…


Tables, Tables, Tables!

Hello Blog, One of the things I do here at the hospital is hold informational tables on the different health topics each month. They can be about almost anything as long as it relates to medical or health issues. For example, a few tables that I’ve…


Shannon’s Blog

Hey readers! We know of an awesome, soon-to-be 9th-grader, Shannon, who has her own blog about living life as a teen with a serious health condition called pulmonary hypertension, and also just living life as a teen in general. She has a great attitude about…