One day you’re talking to your mom on the phone like any other day. How was your weekend? When are you coming to visit? The next day her words are slurred, she makes little sense and she sounds scared. Your mom is having a stroke and you’ll never have another conversation with her like the … More The Cycle of Life … More The Cycle of Life
People who’ve dealt with a cancer diagnosis live in a constant state of uncertainty. Sometimes we like to dream of what life could be like on Earth 2. Maybe it will and maybe it won’t, but dreaming never hurt anyone, did it? … More Meanwhile on Earth 2
Making your home look stylish is nice, but tending to your own interior–your emotions–is the most important thing you can do during your or your loved one’s cancer treatment. Bring on the interior decorator–aka your therapist! … More Interior (Daily Prompt)
Many parents dread or even avoid sharing the news (diagnosis) with their kids. While trying to shield your child from bad news might seem like a good idea at the time, it deprives your child of some of cancer’s most important gifts. … More Sharing the News with your Kids
Scan days introduce more anxiety into your week. Hug your children and pet your dog a little more on those days! … More Scan Day
You’re going to have to make a lot of big decisions. It’ll help if you if your oncologist is not only smart, but knows how to talk and listen. … More To Chemo or not to Chemo?
Keeping your family’s routine as normal as possible is helpful for most families, especially those with young children. … More The News and Keeping Our Routine