It's better to say, 'It's great to see you,' instead of 'You look great,' which focusses on the triviality of appearance without acknowledging surviving cancer.
Sharing gratitude not only helps the cancer survivor stay positive, it helps the whole family especially children.
How to respond to a child acting out when a family member has cancer. Help a child understand their emotions and gain control over behavior.
Explaining cancer to kids is a challenging and important conversation. While unfamiliar and upsetting emotions are a normal response to learning someone you love has cancer, these emotions can be deeply inhibiting and set children on edge throughout the day. Finding mechanisms to cope is key in helping children overcome their fear and not be [...]
A 4-star (out of 4) book review of M.C. Plays Hide & Seek by a young diagnosed with cancer: "Did you tell your child when you were diagnosed with cancer? My son was 1.5 years old when I was diagnosed, so we chose to not tell him because we thought he wouldn’t understand. Once I [...]
I'm so excited about the first 5-star review by Readers Favorite for M.C. Plays Hide & Seek. The review is extensive and rated by the following categories: Appearance, Plot, Development, Formatting, Marketability, Overall Opinion. "M.C. Plays Hide and Seek: An Empowering Story for Healthy Children Who Care About a Person Living with Cancer, written by [...]
How will you make this Thanksgiving meaningful? Need some new ideas to infuse quality into your time together as a family? After recovering from cancer and getting a second chance at life, I had regrets. I was so busy running children around, I didn’t take time to teach life values in a meaningful way. So, [...]
The Press Release is out! M.C. Plays Hide & Seek is in pre-sales on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-A-Million. Minimize fear in children and promote dialogue around the topic of cancer. “Don’t hide a cancer diagnosis from young ones,” Grayzel said. “Children of all ages are intuitive. The scary part is the unknown. This [...]
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As children, we are taught sportsmanship, to congratulate the winning team. When the winner of this election is announced, what will you say to co-workers, friends and even family who have opposing views? Consider saying: I admire your dedication in your beliefs. I care about you. Outside of politics, how are you doing? When I [...]