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Dr. Gary McClain

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When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

“Mommy doesn’t feel good” are words that can have a profound impact on a child. Whether the parent’s illness is chronic or a temporary condition like a cold or the flu, children may feel as if their own wellbeing is at risk. The ill parent may look or behave differently. The family household routines may change. All of this can leave children feeling confused and scared. Here are some ways to help children cope with the illness of a parent.

Dec. 04, 2008

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