Special Mums and Dads

Welcome to the Special Mums and Dads page!
Here we hope to provide support for parents of children with serious illnesses
 

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'Welcome to Holland'

Someone shared this story with us when we were coming to terms with Poppy's illness. It means so much to any parent of a child with a serious illness ...

'What is like to have a child with cancer?' - writer unknown

What its like to have a child with cancer "Picture your child sitting in the middle of the street. Picture yourself in your home watching you...

CARING FOR YOUR CHILD DURING CHEMOTHERAPY (Liberty Rose Trust)

USEFUL ADVICE FROM THE LIBERTY ROSE TRUST CARING FOR YOUR CHILD DURING CHEMOTHERAPY A High Temperature Please make sure that you check your child&rsq...

Financial Support

Having child with cancer can be very difficult financially. Taking time off work, fuel & parking costs for hospital visits & other expenses ta...

The Hair Fairy

Helping young children to deal with hairloss caused by chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Normal 0 How it felt for us when Poppy lost her hair.....

Returning to school after a brain tumour

Here are some useful links for parents who have children returning to school after treatment for a brain tumour.

CLIC Sargent Holidays

CLIC Sargent is an amazing charity, supporting families of children with cancer. They also offer holidays for families. We first visited Malcolm Sar...

Make-a-Wish Foundation

The Make-a-Wish foundation made Poppy's wish come true on September 10th 2007. She was picked up in a pink limo, taken for a lovely day at Drayton Ma...

Online Support Groups

There are many online support groups to join if you or a friend or family member are diagnosed with a brain tumour. I am a member of 3 groups - I get...

The Wiggly Bag Fairy (Liberty Rose Trust)

Children who are having treatment for cancer usually have a central line lots of kids call this a wiggly. A wiggly is a tube, usually with two clips o...

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