Illnesses

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Helping Out a Chronically Ill Friend

M.K. asks from San Diego

We are good friends with a family in our neighborhood. Our children attend the same school. We have known each other for a couple years. The mom suffers from a chr...

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Mentally Ill Father

N.D. asks from Cincinnati

To make a very long story short, the father of my 5 month old daughter has a severe mental illness. The diagnosis is schizo affective disorder. I knew him in high sch...

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Why Are We All So Sick?!

S.J. asks from St. Louis

I am beyond frustrated. I almost have to laugh at this point because it is so ridiculous. My family has been sick a total of 12 times in the past few months. And...

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"I'm Sick"

S.D. asks from Boston

My daughter is in the 1st grade. Every so often I get the "I'm sick" card. I take her temp, it's normal, so off to school. Then I get a phone call from the school ...

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Too Sick or Not?

A.S. asks from Minneapolis

Hi Moms. I am a daycare provider and recently I have had some pretty sick kids coming to my house. I'm sure I am going to catch some grief for asking this but I w...

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Dos and Don'ts of Helping Children/their Families Who Have Chronically Ill Child

M.G. asks from Scranton

Moms, I'd like to compile a list of do's and don'ts for what to say or do for a family who has a chroically ill child. I think most family and friends don't kow how ...

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What to Tell 2-Year-old About His Grandfather Being Terminally Ill

N.F. asks from Philadelphia

Hello, friends! Unfortunately, my father is terminally ill. My son was 2 in November. My father, who lives a 6-hour drive away (we still do it in 2 days!) has canc...

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Ideas to Show Support for a Coworker Who Is Terminally Ill and His Family

M.H. asks from Miami

Hi Moms, I need some advice and ideas. Someone who I have worked with for 10 years is terminally ill. He has been fighting cancer for 2 years and it now seems that t...

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My College Days Boyfriend Is Ill with Advanced cancer...Reach Out?

J.T. asks from Portland

I dated a young man in college for 3 years....that was 16 years ago. I haven't had any contact or 2nd hand info on him in 10 years. In the past year I've thought abo...

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Not Seriously Ill, but Chronically Ill (A Rant)

T.S. asks from Boston

My 5 year old son just had his 24th visit to the pediatrician this year. In October he was diagnosed with a possible chronic illness called CRMO. The great news is ...