Forest Lake Times: Family promotes eating ice cream for breakfast in honor of young daughter

What began as one Forest Lake family’s effort to honor the daughter they lost to cancer at age 9 has turned into a worldwide phenomenon dedicated to all children with cancer. Feb. 18 has been deemed “Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day” in honor of the spunky spirit of Scandia Elementary student Malia Peterson, whoContinue reading “Forest Lake Times: Family promotes eating ice cream for breakfast in honor of young daughter”

Calling ice-cream loving cancer kids (and their parents)!

In remembrance, support or celebration – we’d love to have your family join ours for this event and make it your own.

Love the Love!

Just heard about the Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day today. It is in honor of a little girl who died of cancer and is celebrating her 13th birthday today in heaven. The day helps to remember the kids fighting cancer or those who lost the fight and are in heaven.

Beyond a 13th Birthday

There are now people literally around the world who are going to join us in eating ice cream to honor, cheer on and remember all the childhood cancer warriors they know. I see the gratefulness of parents and grandparents on line who feel loved and supported in that fight or in their grief, and it is mind blowing. It means so much to them to be remembered. To be acknowledged. To feel loved. Who knew ice cream could do all that?

Remembering Malia Grace Peterson — Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day!

You have eggs and bacon for breakfast when there’s time. There are frozen pancakes, sans syrup, for the kids to eat in the car on the way to school. Greek yogurt and granola, when you’re dieting. Or, simply, Cheerios. Regardless, it’s the most important meal of the day. It boosts your metabolism and provides energy. So, ice cream?!