May 2016

Is it true, kind or necessary? The power of the tongue

gossip

When you are immersed in one of the world’s largest and most prestigious medical centers, within one of the nation’s best and busiest children’s and women’s hospitals, one thing you might not ever expect to encounter is gossip. That’s because gossip, to most of us, is something that happens in a small town, in social clubs, in church … at high schools. But the truth of the matter is… Read More

Category: Culture

Strength and tenderness

Elizabeth DeLuca with her daughter Caroline, a long-time Texas Children's patient who loved family, sports, music, Broadway shows and church.

Elizabeth DeLuca with her daughter Caroline, a long-time Texas Children's patient who loved family, sports, music, Broadway shows and church.

“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”

This quote from Diane Mariechild, author of Mother Wit, is one I think of often when I walk the halls of our hospital. Throughout those halls, in children’s rooms, in the food court areas and in the waiting rooms, I see the mothers of the children for whom we are caring. I see them,… Read More

Category: Recognition