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It can be a difficult when you know someone who has a child that is diagnosed with cancer. You are made aware of a whole new world yet there is not always guidance So here are some simple Do and Dont’s that can help you with how to help.
Help with siblings, offer to pick them up, take them places, and help entertain them.
It is ok to ask questions, but don’t push for to many answers.
Visit, but be sure not to stay overly long.
Offer so distracting conversation when needed
Offer help when you can.
Friendship is a powerful thing and it is one of the few tools that families have to combat a life of dealing with cancer. So we here at Teen with a Dream hope we gave you some guidance on how to help a friend who’s child has cancer.