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  1. A Little Love Story

    PCHA continues its Heart Dad Series with a piece by Ryan Freund. Here, Ryan shares with us how being a dad to the amazing Adair, as she battles a rare genetic disorder that includes CHD, hip dysplasia, digit issues, scoliosis, tethered cord, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, is both the greatest blessing and greatest burden of his life.  …

  2. We Make A Good Team

    Yesterday our families took time to honor and show our appreciation for our Dads. In our latest blog, Heart Mom, Roxanne Bejarano, shares with us what her husband, Angel, means to her and their family. My husband is heart dad, Angel Bejarano. I could not have gone through our experience without the support and guidance…

  3. The Immense Sky: Space to Deal, Space to Feel

    Our Heart Dad Series continues for the second week of June. Here Margaret King shares how her husband Shawn’s reaction to their journey as heart parents differed from her own.   As I sit here writing about heart dads, I realize that it’s impossible to finish this piece without my husband, Shawn. So, we are…

  4. Ezra Unzen

    Ezra was born August 13, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Double Outlet Right Ventricle, Coarctation of the Aorta, and Ventricle Septal Defect. He underwent a successful Norwood surgery at 5 days old. He had a heart cath at 4 months old which led to his 80 minute cardiac arrest and caused…

  5. Making the (Heart) World a Better Place

      In honor of Father’s Day, for the month of June, PCHA is pleased to focus our latest blog series on Heart Dads.  What better way to start than revisiting a powerful message from Heart Dad and recurring guest writer, Chris Perez. Let’s get one thing out of the way: the day you looked at the grainy…