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Explaining Cancer to Kids

12 Things To Remember When Explaining Cancer To Kids

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Nancy Stordahl

When a parent with young children receives a cancer diagnosis, there may be a lot of uncertainty as to how much to tell the kids, and, if they're really young, if they should be told at all. Of course, this is a very personal decision. There is no right answer.

The Lesson I Didn't Think My Son Had Understood

Tony Posnanski | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
Tony Posnanski

I told my son that his friend's mom was not wearing a silly hat. She was wearing a brave hat. I told him that people who live life to the fullest and try to be happy when things can be sad wear one.

How I've Tried To Keep Life Normal For My Daughters

Molly Lindquist | Posted 06.29.2013 | Parents
Molly Lindquist

For me, one of the scariest parts of my diagnosis with breast cancer was the challenge of keeping life as normal as possible for my two young daughters.