When a Parent Has Cancer/Becky and the Worry Cup : A Guide to Caring for Your Children (Paperback) - Harpham, Wendy S., M.d./ Kulikauskas, Jonas

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Written from the heart of experience, this handbook by a mother, physician, and cancer survivor has sympathetic advice for parents challenged with the task of raising, normal, healthy children while they struggle with a potentially life-threatening disease.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060740818
SKU 36376131
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0060740817
Release Date 10/1/2004
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Annotation A truly helpful, informative, and practical parenting book that prepares both well and ill spouses to help children cope with the anxiety and fears produced when a parent is diagnosed with cancer. The author, an internist and cancer survivor in her own right, has taken care to provide an aid that both children and parents can turn to for real assistance with one of life's more challenging tasks.
Editors Note At some point in our lives, many of us will face the crisis of an unexpected illness. For parents, the fear, anxiety, and confusion resulting from a cancer diagnosis can be particularly devastating. How can you care responsibly for a child when you are in special need of care? How can life go on -- for everyone in the family -- when you are faced with months, even years, of treatment?When a Parent Has Cancer 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.Also included 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. Together, these books provide a plan of action for you and your children to live meaningfully and well when life is at its most uncertain.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0198
Publisher Harper Perennial

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