In the face of a loved one’s cancer diagnosis, you may wonder how you could possibly help. You want to support them through their battle, but you just don’t know how. As they try to cope with the diagnosis, surgeries and treatments, here are five ways you can support and encourage your loved one in … Continue reading 5 ways you can support a loved one with cancer
We can’t say that there is a ‘normal’ way for a child to respond to the stress of having a sick parent because each of your children has individual personalities, and each may respond differently. It is very common for children of all ages to display changes in behavior, mood, school performance, relating to others, … Continue reading Talking to Children About Cancer: Is My Child Responding Normally?
Part 3 in the “Talking to children about cancer series”… When children find out that mom or dad is sick, they usually have three big worries. First of all, they worry that they may have done, said or thought something that made you get cancer. I worked with a young girl that told me that she … Continue reading Talking to Children About Cancer: What Do Kids Worry About?