Archive | Cancer and Parenthood

Two Interviews With My *’Wise Child’

My daughter, *Kaya (which translates to “wise child” in Hopi), has been by my side through all stages of  brain cancer – from my diagnosis in June 2010 through many different traditional and not-so-traditional treatments and lifestyle changes (like eating macrobiotic) to an almost full recovery. Now, two-and-a-half years after what seems like a miraculous […]

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Help Yourself Cope First

I came across this excellent article from Dr. Elvira Aletta, PhD., clinical psychologist and founder of Explore What’s Next. With permission from the author, I am posting it for you moms and dads who are wondering how to cope with your chronic illness as a parent. I can relate to so much of what Dr. Aletta advises […]

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