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Problems with Eating and Nausea

“I’m worried that my child is not interested in eating. What can I do to help his appetite and frequent nausea?” Food is often the daily “centering” activity of our lives as children and adults. It serves many functions for many busy families. We gather over it, talk about it, spend time shopping and cooking, » Read More



Helping When Your Child is in Pain

“I cannot bear to see my child in pain, and I feel so helpless. What can I do to support her? How can I support her and not fall apart myself?” As a parent, you want to protect you children from everything that can harm them. You teach them not to talk to strangers. You » Read More



Increasing Pain, What Does It Mean?

“I am worried that my son’s increased pain means that he is getting worse.” No matter what age your child is, when he feels pain, you most likely feel it too. No matter what the diagnosis, there will probably be episodes of discomfort and pain from the illness or from the treatments that are intended » Read More



Talking with Your Child

“It’s so hard to get my child to open up. How can I get her to talk about what she is feeling?” When you are facing yet another development in your child’s illness or the reality that her condition is worsening, how do you get your child to talk about how she is feeling? Perhaps » Read More



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Talking with Your Child

“It’s so hard to get my child to open up. How can I get her to talk about what she is feeling?” When you are facing yet another development in your child’s illness or the reality that her condition is worsening, how do you get your child to talk about how she is feeling? Perhaps » Read More



Physical Challenges

“My child is very uncomfortable. What should I do if she is constipated?” When your child experiences changes in her appetite or eating and drinking patterns, you can almost guarantee that there will be changes in her bowels and possibly result in constipation. What your child eats or does not eat affects what comes out. » Read More



Problems with Eating and Nausea

“I’m worried that my child is not interested in eating. What can I do to help his appetite and frequent nausea?” Food is often the daily “centering” activity of our lives as children and adults. It serves many functions for many busy families. We gather over it, talk about it, spend time shopping and cooking, » Read More



Grandparents and Other Family Members

“Should I accept help from grandparents even if they can be overbearing?” If you are having feelings of doubt or worry about the future for your child or the benefits of current treatments or therapies, it is safe to assume that your child’s grandparents, if they have been involved, are struggling as well. They may » Read More



Increasing Pain, What Does It Mean?

“I am worried that my son’s increased pain means that he is getting worse.” No matter what age your child is, when he feels pain, you most likely feel it too. No matter what the diagnosis, there will probably be episodes of discomfort and pain from the illness or from the treatments that are intended » Read More



Helping When Your Child is in Pain

“I cannot bear to see my child in pain, and I feel so helpless. What can I do to support her? How can I support her and not fall apart myself?” As a parent, you want to protect you children from everything that can harm them. You teach them not to talk to strangers. You » Read More