Ella, Ethan’s Big Sister

    Zoo We Mama! I know most people think going to the movies is just a regular thing, but for my brother and I it was a real milestone. My brother and I read the series Diary Of A Wimpy Kid together, and…

    Ethan’s Epilepsy Soup by Gracie, Ethan's Big Sister
    Ethan’s Epilepsy Soup by Gracie, Ethan’s Big Sister

    Three years ago I received a phone call to my dorm room saying that my younger brother had suffered a seizure. I was shocked to say the least and ever since that night a lot of things have changed in …

    Curt, Ethan’s Dad

    When my wife told me we were asked to be guest bloggers on Dr. Greene's site I was very excited. Any time my family has a chance to talk about epilepsy we are more than willing. My 11-year-old son Eth…

    Sara, Ethan’s Mom

    Do you ever have those moments where you suddenly stop,look around and say, "How did I get here?" That was me last week folding laundry. It's like you live your life and then it hits you--what your li…

    Hey readers, Ethan here!

    I have so much to do the week of PURPLE DAY. Today I'm going to the local library, which I am totally stoked about, to read a book about Epilepsy to the kids. Then I'm going to my friend Tyler's house…

    I’ve Learned I’m Not Alone
    I’ve Learned I’m Not Alone

    Since I started Purple Day I know that I am not really alone. I found out that if I had a big house and invited 1000 people over, 100 people would have epilepsy. If I invited 100 people over at least …

    It May Not Be What You Think It Is
    It May Not Be What You Think It Is

    I have epilepsy and founded Purple day but I do other things to. I like to paint and play with my friends. I like to watch movies and do jig saw puzzles. I also like to hang out with my family. (more&…

    It Was Amazing!
    It Was Amazing!

    While I was in New York I got to see a lot of things. Did you know that Toys R Us has a 60-foot Ferris wheel inside and a huge Barbie House and a 40-foot dinosaur? It was soo cool!! (more…)…

    Purple Day Goes International
    Purple Day Goes International

    This year Purple Day has gotten even bigger and on March 9th the Anita Kaufmann Foundation flew me to New York with my Mom and brother Chad for the USA launch of Purple Day. (more…)…

    The First Purple Day
    The First Purple Day

    Last year I emailed all of our government, I even called our Prime Minister's office, but I didn't get to talk to him. I called Paul Shaffer from the David Letterman Show and he wore a purple tie on t…

    Kids jumping for joy.
    Epilepsy: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to epilepsy: Normally, our brains coordinate the intricate affairs of our bodies with an orchestra of electrical impulses. Occasionally this harmonious energy is interrupted by the clash …

    Just Clumsy? Or Is It Seizures?
    Just Clumsy? Or Is It Seizures?

    The Epilepsy Foundation has launched a campaign to inform parents that seizures in young children often go undiagnosed for months because they don't always display obvious signs such as convulsions. A…