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It extremely difficult as a parent of a child with cancer to juggle doctor appointments, siblings extracurriculars and everyday tasks. Something that may be [understandably] put on the back burner is siblings extracurricular activities. It is important to recognize that pediatric cancer patients are coping and adjusting with their brother’s or sister’s diagnosis as well.
According to cancer.net here are a few ways to provide support to your other children:
Talk with your other children about cancer.
Reassure your children.
Talk with your children about their feelings and worries.