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Information central for parenting with breast cancer.

Using Concrete Examples

“Remember when Daddy had his knee surgery? I’ll be pretty sore like he was, but after a few days things will be back to normal.”

“The doctor is giving me chemotherapy to make sure that no little cancer cells can grow into cancer somewhere else in my body. Cancer cells are like dandelion seeds. When the seeds blow away in the wind, they can sprout up as a new dandelion. The chemo drugs will kill all those cancer seeds before they can grow into a new cancer.”

“The trees lose their leaves every fall, but they always grow back. That’s what will happen with my hair.”