me time

7 Ways To Get “Me Time” As A Parent Of A Cancer Kid

Any time you have a child who requires extra care, it’s easy to lose touch with your own needs.

However, if there is one thing I’ve learned through our experience with childhood cancer, it’s that you cannot forget to take care of yourself.

Part of that self-care involves remembering to have “me time”—time when you get away and do something that makes you feel like yourself again. But that’s easier said than done.

And if you’re anything like me, you might be asking yourself what the heck you would even do with “me time.”

Here are a few ideas to get you thinking.

Jenni DeWitt
I’ve been a cancer mom since February of 2012 when my 2-year-old son, Cooper, was diagnosed with leukemia. I'm excited to connect with you here at Lionfighters and on

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