Brothers and sisters

A place for siblings of children and teens with cancer to meet, talk and share.

Discussions

Send children to grandparents' house?

wonderwoman5432
  • By wonderwoman5432 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Hello, I'm struggling here--after my nine-year old daughter was diagnosed with very high risk Leukemia, we sent my four year old son to stay with grandparents in another state. It has been two months ...

Talking to schools about the siblings

dleach
  • By dleach · New reply July 7, 2011
  • 3 replies
  • This week I will be doing a presentation on a panel with SuperSibs to school nurses about how to help siblings of kids with cancer. What are some things you did to talk with your child's school on how ...

How they cope?

Roster-Roo
  • By Roster-Roo · New reply December 3, 2009
  • 1 reply
  • We have two boys one is 12 almost 13 and the other one os 8 almost 9. The 8 yr old was daignosed with cancer in 2006. Our oldest tells us hes fine but deep down I know better. He puts his life on hold ...

Do I keep them in school or out?

Saraannesmom
  • By Saraannesmom · New reply October 24, 2009
  • 5 replies
  • My 7 year old daughter, Sara, who was diagnosed with ALL this past January, is coming home in November. She had a cord blood transplant in May at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, TX. Post 142 days ...

Supporting the Siblings of Children with Cancer

supersibs
  • By supersibs · Posted September 29, 2008
  • 0 replies
  • When a child is diagnosed with cancer -- everyone in the family needs healing... including the siblings. SuperSibs! is a national not-for-profit whose mission is to ensure that the siblings of children ...

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