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Stronger by Sharing: “5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Share Your Story”

Bursts of laughter, tears of joy, sobs of sadness, love, grief, anger, it is all part of our story we call ‘Life’. It is a journey, a quest to pursue happiness. There are ups and downs, highs and lows, for some more extreme than others, but either way there are … Continue reading Stronger by Sharing: “5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Share Your Story”

“Onco’Zine: ‘Stronger by Sharing’ Founder Wins Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for 2018 Memoir”

News Article written by Medical Journal Onco’zine – The International Oncology Network: Earlier this year, thirteen years after losing her mother to glioblastoma, Manon Rinsma-Leonard, MSc*, found the inner strength to share her personal, heartbreaking, experience with the world. “13 Diamonds – Life Before Death from a Child’s Perspective“, the … Continue reading “Onco’Zine: ‘Stronger by Sharing’ Founder Wins Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for 2018 Memoir”

“A Mother’s Perspective: The Brutal Reality of Losing a Son to Substance Abuse”

A few years ago, I met an amazing woman in rural Indiana. She immediately stole my heart, while we bonded over loss of loved ones and finding strength in the little things in life. It is incredible how these bonds continue to exist even though you have not seen each … Continue reading “A Mother’s Perspective: The Brutal Reality of Losing a Son to Substance Abuse”

“Manon Rinsma Live with Young Entertainment Magazine for Thursday Twitter Takeover”

On Thursday July 26, Young Entertainment Magazine handed over the password for a day, giving Manon Rinsma full control over their Twitter account! She discussed what inspired her to write 13 Diamonds - Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective, why she started STRONGER BY SHARING, and how her journey … Continue reading “Manon Rinsma Live with Young Entertainment Magazine for Thursday Twitter Takeover”

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