Archive for the ‘Communicating with Family’ Category

Leaving a Trail

“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Dennis Pyritz, of www.beingcancer.net, raised an interesting topic this week. He was talking about the community of cancer bloggers and just asking questions about what motivates...
June 2nd, 2011 | Cancer Blogs, Communicating with Family | Read More

Treats for Daddy

There is a hill in town that our family doesn’t often travel. There are excellent reasons to go up it but we just end up on other paths. My son and I drove up that hill recently on our way to a play date. From the backseat, his little voice said, “Mommy, this is how we go to get treats for...
October 21st, 2010 | Communicating with Family | Read More

ARTHUR, Lance and Schools

If you have a little person in your home, then you probably know ARTHUR. If you’re a big person, then you probably know Lance. Imagine what they could accomplish together! I recently became aware that the Lance Armstrong Foundation and ARTHUR have created a great way to reach children and to help...
April 2nd, 2010 | Communicating with Family | Read More

Breaking the news

I just don’t understand. I am trying really hard to understand but I just can’t get my head around it. I have encountered several stories in a variety of places over the last few weeks in which parents have made the choice to not inform their children about “The Diagnosis”. Now,...
August 11th, 2009 | Communicating with Family | Read More

And so here I am.

According to www.cancer.org, approximately 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. I vaguely recall seeing a shirt with that statistic on it around the time of my husband’s diagnosis. I also remember seeing that it also said “The other 2 will love someone diagnosed...
August 1st, 2009 | Communicating with Family | Read More