When your child is battling a life threatening illness, going on a fun filled trip to Disney World or getting them that awesome playhouse they’ve always wanted is most likely the last thing on your mind Your biggest wish and dream is all about is getting your child well and back home to real life and old, familiar routines.

But having a wish or dream to look forward to gives sick children hope and gets them focused on something other than being sick. Although I can’t prove it scientifically, I really do believe that having something to look forward to can actually aid in the healing process and speed up the recovery time for children who have serious illnesses. This in turn will help to fulfill the parents’ wish of getting their child well and back home come true!

Therefore, I believe it is of the utmost importance that your child get his or her wish granted or dream fulfilled! Everyone knows about Make-A-Wish, the foundation that grants the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions in the United States.

But did you know that there are also actually quite a few other wish making organizations and a few others that make dreams come true too?

You should also check out http://kidswishnetwork.org/ Do you know of any wish granters and dream makers? Comment on this thread.

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