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March 2017

pediatric cancer

5 For 5: 5 Ways To Help Children Under 5 Cope With Pediatric Cancer

Christy Hogan, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

It can seem impossible to explain to a young child why she’s sick and needs cancer treatment. This story provides some tips for helping your child understand and cope.

 

naptime

Naptime In The Hospital: 4 Ways To Keep Your Child’s Nap Schedule On Track

Anisa Hoie, RN, hematology/oncology nurse at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

Being in the hospital can be disruptive to a young child’s routine. Read about some ways to keep his naptime schedule on track.

 

hospital trips

5 Ways I Made Hospital Trips Easier For My Son When He Had Leukemia

Jenni DeWitt, mom of pediatric cancer survivor

The mom of a cancer survivor shares what she did to help her little boy cope with cancer treatment.


February 2017

self-assurance

School, Social Life, Self-Assurance: Helping Your Child Regain What Childhood Cancer Has Taken Away

Christy Hogan, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

School and friends might seem to be on hold when your child is sick. Here’s how you can bring them back.

 

sense of control

4 Ways To Give Your Child With Cancer A Sense Of Control Over His Life

Sean Akers, PsyD, licensed clinical pediatric psychologist, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

Cancer seems to take away everything, including a child’s autonomy. Try these tips to help him feel more in control.

 

back to sleep

5 Ways We Got My Son Back To Sleep When He Was Having A Bad Night

Jenni DeWitt, mom of pediatric cancer survivor

A good night’s sleep can seem elusive when your child is in cancer treatment. Check out these 5 ways to relax him.


January 2017

3 Resolutions That Can Help You Get Your Child Through Treatment For Cancer

3 Resolutions That Can Get Your Child Through Treatment For Cancer

Anisa Hoie, RN, hematology/oncology nurse at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

You’ve got the power to make your child’s experience in the hospital a better one. Here’s how.

 

4 Ways To Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back On Track This Year

4 Ways To Get Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Back On Track This Year

Christy Hogan, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

Got Zzzs? Here’s how to get your child to bed on time.

 

3 New Year's Resolutions You Can Work On—Even When Your Child Is Sick

3 New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Work On — Even When Your Child Is Sick

Sean Akers, PsyD, licensed clinical pediatric psychologist, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha

New Year’s resolutions don’t have to start on January 1st. When you’re taking care of your child, make sure you take care of yourself, too.


 

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