Kids- When cancer gets real, the world can seem like a scary place. But we want you to know, you're not going through it alone. Keep reading to find some tips on what you can do on your own when someone you love gets cancer.
Some things to say to your loved one:
I'll be here for you, whatever you need.
What can I do for you today?
I've been thinking about you lately.
Some things to say to people that ask questions:
Thank you for thinking of us during this tough time.
It's been tough at times, as cancer is, but our spirits are high, thanks for asking.
Some things you can do to help: Grades K-2
get fresh food and water for your pets
replace toilet paper when it runs out
clear the table after a meal
vacuum your home
help write a grocery list
prepare a meal
give manicures or pedicures
give a massage
Some people that can help you get through it:
Designated Survivors at your school
School Guidance Counselors
What you can have on hand to make things easier: Sticky notes and a pen
to write loving messages to leave around
to write coupons for chores or actions
Portable hand sanitizer
use whenever coming or going- germs can be dangerous to cancer patients
for side effects like metal mouth
sometimes you may both need a pick me up, and because it's delicious!