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When a Parent Has Cancer: a Guide to Caring for Your Children

by Harpham, Wendy S. A Schlessel Harpham, Wendy

  • ISBN: 9780060187095
  • ISBN10: 0060187093

When a Parent Has Cancer: a Guide to Caring for Your Children

by Harpham, Wendy S. A Schlessel Harpham, Wendy

  • List Price: $26.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publish date: 02/01/1997
  • ISBN: 9780060187095
  • ISBN10: 0060187093
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Description: When a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children is a book for families written from the heart of experience. A mother, physician, and cancer survivor, Dr. Wendy Harpham offers clear, direct, and sympathetic advice for parents challenged with the task of raising normal, healthy children while they struggle with a potentially life-threatening disease. Dr. Harpham lays the groundwork of her book with specific plans for helping children through the upheaval of your diagnosis and treatment, remission and recovery, and, if necessary, confronting the possibility of death. With full understanding of the difficulty of achieving balance in the midst of change, she emphasizes the importance of being honest with your children about the gravity of the illness, while assuring them that their basic needs will always be met. She encourages families to create a "new normal", in which cancer becomes a manageable part of daily life, and suggests concrete, creative ways for all family members to work together to achieve this equilibrium. Dr. Harpham also addresses the special needs of single parents, as well as teenagers and the well spouse, who are learning to cope with a loved one's illness. Included with When a Parent Has Cancer is Becky and the Worry Cup, an illustrated children's book that tells the story of a seven-year-old girl's experiences with her mother's cancer. Becky and the Worry Cup, which can be read by the child alone or together with a parent, poignantly touches on the fears, anger, guilt, and uncertainty that children feel when their mother or father is sick.
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