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A Tiny Boat at Sea by
Publication Date: 2000
This book is geared towards guidance counselors to help parents explain their cancer to their children. Although it was not written explicitly for parents, it contains a good deal of information that would assist parents in explaining cancer to their children.
Parenting Through Illness: Help for Families When a Parent is Seriously Ill by
Publication Date: 2016
As the introduction states, this book intends to focus on LIVING with a chronic illness, such as cancer, heart disease, or a debilitating accident, rather than just preparing for death. The book aims to provide a useful resource for parents that are ill about how to help themselves and their children through the experience; in particular, there is useful advice here for single parents. Written by experienced clinical social workers, the content allows access by topic, rather than requiring cover-to-cover reading. Content centers on the child at all times, including details according to age concerning suggested language and children's typical reactions to parental illnesses. The book includes excerpts from interviews with parents and children dealing with parental illness. This book has been endorsed by numerous social services and medical practitioners.
When You're a Parent with Diabetes by
Publication Date: 2006
This book provides practical guidance for parenting with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes; most chapter can apply to any parent, though a few target specifically pregnant parents. The chapters follow a child's timeline from gestation to adulthood and suggest strategies for a parent to help both themselves and their child, including various aspects of daily life like diet, exercise, and more. The level of medical language used is generally appropriate for the average reader.