A journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step.
"we have the results of the blood work back. I'm afraid it's bad news. Your child has leukemia." For every parent who has heard those words, it is a moment frozen in time. In one shattering instant, life forever changes. Many parents equate cancer with death and are staggered by the thought of losing their beloved child. Strong emotions will batter every member of the family. However, with time and the knowledge that most children survive childhood leukemia, hope will grow.
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Although nobody gets a parenting manual or bible in the delivery room, it is our duty as parents to try to make our kids as well rounded, happy and confident as possible. It is a lot easier to bring up great kids than it is to try and fix problems caused by bad parenting, when our kids have become adults. Our children are all individuals - they are not our property but people in their own right.