For Parents

Illness Discussion Resources

Finding the right words to use when telling your child about an illness can be difficult. Our illness and cancer discussion tips help you plan meaningful conversations with your children or teens. Read Our Illness Discussion Resources


Frequently Asked Questions

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Child Developmental Stages

Children at different developmental stages react to illness in age-related ways. Read through our child developmental stages to better understand your child or teen’s perspective. View the Child Developmental Stages

Kids and Castle

Recommended Reading

Discover the books that can help you, your child and teen at home. Compiled by our child-life staff, we have recommendations for every age group. View the Recommended Reading List

Recommended Reading

Parenting Resources, Tips & Activities

Parenting is rewarding – and challenging! We’re here to help during this difficult time. We provide therapeutic tips to help parents and caregivers communicate with children and teens. View Our Latest Parenting Resources, Tips & Activities

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