The extended family

Extended family—aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents—can cushion the shock of a leukemia diagnosis by loving words and actions. Extended family members sometimes drop their own lives to rush to the side of the child with leukemia, and often remain steadfast for the years of treatment. Regrettably, family members may not be helpful, either from ignorance of what the family needs or simply because they are overwhelmed by events in their own lives. The following sections explore how some families notified extended family members, kept the lines of communication open, and dealt with grandparents.

Single Parenting Becoming the Best Parent For Your Child

Single Parenting Becoming the Best Parent For Your Child

Parenting is a challenging task. As a single parent, how can you juggle work, parenting, and possibly college studies single handedly and still manage to be an ideal parent for your child? Read the 65-page eBook Single Parenting Becoming The Best Parent For Your Child to find out how. Loaded with tips, it can inspire, empower, and instruct you to successfully face the challenges of parenthood.

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