Original illustration by Jake Reeves.
My story begins in June of 2008 when, at the age of 10, I was diagnosed with ALL leukemia (acute lymphoid...
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It is so very easy to get stuck in the muck of mothering. It is tough freaking stuff. I work hard to not get caught up in the minutia anymore. It just doesn't matter.
Written by Suzanne Leigh for Brain, Child
Months before my elder daughter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, I started leaving brief hand...
Including children (of all ages!) in the disease process and treatments, though emotionally burdensome and painful, will ultimately be the greatest gift parents can give their children.
Children should never have to learn about blood counts, steroids, chemotherapies, radiation but the cold hard facts are that they do.
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