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Coming together as a school community in a time of uncertainty.

BLOGComing together as a school community in a time of uncertainty. By Colleen Cerebe / May 19, 2020 As parents, educators, and caregivers, we are all facing uncertainty in dealing with our new routines. Finding and coping with a new “normal,” whether it be for work,...

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Resources for Siblings of Ill and Injured Children

BLOG Resources for Siblings of Ill and Injured Children April 29, 2020 When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness or injury, a family’s entire world is rocked and the focus, understandably, goes first to taking care of the diagnosed child’s needs. Caregivers...

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COVID-19 After Childhood Cancer: One Mom’s Perspective

BLOG COVID-19 After Childhood Cancer: One Mom’s Perspective April  7, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is a scary time for all of us. There is so much uncertainty, fear and isolation, and very little concrete information on what to expect. For many, it feels like stepping...

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March Is Social Work Month, But What Even Is a Social Worker?

BLOGMarch Is Social Work Month, But What Even Is a Social Worker? By Ariel Sugarman-Orens / March  24, 2020 If your child is being treated for cancer, or another childhood illness or injury, there is a good chance that a social worker is part of your interdisciplinary...

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Fun Ways to Entertain Kids at Home

BLOGFun Ways to Entertain Kids at Home February 18, 2020 Winter can be tough for any parent or caregiver. The weather keeps you inside most of the time and as February comes around, you’ve just about had enough. The kids are restless but you’ve done all the crafts,...

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How to Keep Siblings Connected During a Hospital Stay

BLOGHow to Keep Siblings Connected During a Hospital Stay January 25, 2020 One of the hardest parts of in-patient treatment isn’t necessarily the scary tests or painful medical procedures; it’s being separated from those you love. This is true for the entire family,...

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How to Have a Realistic, But Joyful, Holiday

BLOGHow to Have a Realistic, But Joyful, Holiday December 10, 2019 The holidays can be a time of wonder, joy and togetherness, especially for children. But they can also be a time of stress, worry or sadness. There’s something about the holidays that can magnify...

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Caring for the Caregiver – Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care

BLOGCaring for the Caregiver - Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care November 19, 2019 November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to honor those like you who selflessly take care of others. (Though we hope people recognize and thank you more than once a year!)...

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Managing Your Fear When Your Child Is Seriously Ill

BLOGManaging Your Fear When Your Child Is Seriously Ill October 29, 2019 ​Having a child with any illness or injury, nevertheless a life-changing one, can be a terrifying experience. And as a parent, your first concern is likely how to comfort your child and help them...

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Helping Your Child Return to School

BLOG Back to School: Helping Your Child Return to School After a Life-Changing Illness or Injury  September 7, 2019 For most kids, the first day of school is both exciting (new school supplies, new clothes, new friends!), and nerve-wracking (new teachers, new...

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