How to Help When Someone’s Child is Diagnosed with Cancer

Childhood Cancer Awareness

 

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month I wanted to share some ideas on how to support families who have a child that has been diagnosed with cancer.  Last year our niece, Paige, was diagnosed with Leukemia at her one year check-up.  I have so much respect for the strength and resiliency cancer children and their families demonstrate after seeing, only from afar, the terrifying journey Paige, Jay and Brandi have been on this past year.  

Paige and family

 

I asked Paige’s mom, Brandi, about her experience and here are some of the things she shared with me. Continue reading “How to Help When Someone’s Child is Diagnosed with Cancer”