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Category Archives: Parenting with Cancer

Parenting is hard enough when life is going smoothly. Parenting when you have cancer feels impossible. Between worrying about your health, juggling appointments, and thinking about how your kids are doing emotionally, you have a lot on your plate. These articles on parenting with cancer will empower and encourage you.


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Parental guilt is part of having kids. It comes with the job. You first feel it when you make decisions about feeding, Breast or bottle? You may feel guilty about your decision to go back to work or your decision Read more…


your child as they cope with death

It’s not something people want to talk about. But, for many families, the cancer journey ends in death. What you see in your child as they cope with death will depend largely on their age and how they perceive death.Infants, up Read more…


talk to kids about cancer

How do you talk to kids about cancer?It’s not always easy to talk to kids about cancer, especially when their mom or dad is fighting it, but it is important. Some of the reasons they keep their thoughts to themselves Read more…


Do you have a child in your life in need of encouragement? There’s a young girl in England who would love to help! Beginning at the age of 6 months old, Leanna spent much of her life in the hospital, fighting Read more…


Your children are developing their own sense of self, and their own personal faith. When a parent has cancer and could even die, this faith often goes through a period of questioning. How could God allow their mom or dad Read more…


“You may associate grief with the death of a loved one, but any loss can cause grief, including the loss of a relationship, your health, your job, or a cherished dream.” (Help Pages.org Grief and Loss)It’s interesting how things can Read more…


That Dragon, Cancer

When I first heard about the game, That Dragon, Cancer from my children, I couldn’t understand what the appeal would be. It is a “game” about a child having and dying from cancer. But, they kept asking for it, so Read more…

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