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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,...

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How to Help a Friend When Their Child Is Ill

BLOG How to Help a Friend When Their Child is Ill August 5, 2019 Sadly, most of us know someone whose child has been diagnosed with a life-changing illness – whether it’s cancer, diabetes or severe asthma. And it’s natural to want to help. It’s equally...

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6 Myths about PTSD

BLOG 6 Myths About PTSD June 27, 2019 Today is PTSD Awareness Day, and while the term is well-known, it is often misunderstood. In fact, there are many myths about PTSD that can prevent people from seeking treatment. The most prevalent one? That PTSD only...

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A Mother’s Guide to Self Care

BLOG A Mother's Guide to Self-Care Cindy Kerr / May 12, 2019 When Ryan was sick and someone told me to “take care of myself”, my gut reaction was to roll my eyes. I’m a mom – of course I’m going to take care of my child first! But over the years, I’ve...

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How to Support Your Child When They Are Being Bullied

BLOG How to Support Your Child When They Are Bullied April 28, 2019 Children with a life-changing illness or injury have a lot to handle - treatments, medication side effects, surgery, and more. Sadly, on top of all that, many also have to deal with...

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How to Share Bad News with Your Child

BLOG How to Share Bad News with Your Child March 27, 2019 Every parent dreads telling their children tough news. Unfortunately, when facing a life changing illness or injury, many difficult conversations can come up. These could be about an upsetting...

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How to Support Your Relationship When Your Child Is Ill

BLOG How to Support Your Relationship When Your Child Is Ill Cindy Kerr / February 14, 2019 When my son Ryan was diagnosed with cancer, I was terrified for him and worried how his illness and hospitalizations would affect my two daughters. It didn’t dawn on me until...

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Scanxiety – Dealing With Your Fear

BLOG Scanxiety: Dealing With Your Fear  January  28, 2019 Medical tests and scans are an important part of your child’s treatment plan. They act as a measure of progress, an early indicator of problems, and one of the main weapons in the fight against any childhood...

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