When a family member has an illness, the entire family can be
affected. The way that the illness is dealt with has an affect on the
entire family. Some parents feel that it is best to discuss the illness
as little as possible with their kids because they don't want to worry
them. This can often have the opposite effect.
children know something is going on, but they don't know what, it often
feels more scary for them. It is often best to give them as much
information as they ask for. In this way they will feel part of what is
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