Art by Emily Yeskoo
This 2 minute video provides an overview of what you'll find on CaringTogether.life. We hope this webspace will help you, your family and your healthcare team to care together.
Me and My Illness is an activity book developed for kids aged 6-12 years living with a life-limiting illness, to help them think about and respond to their thoughts, feelings and questions. Full of colourful pictures and activities, it reflects their experience and helps them think and talk about their illness, to plan, and make decisions. Me and My Illness is a helpful tool for parents and healthcare providers for starting conversations about illness and how it affects the child’s life.
This is a place where you can find information you can trust, and understanding, as you care for your seriously ill child. Families who are caring for a seriously ill child have developed CaringTogether.life to help others walking a similar path. Caring for your child may at times feel overwhelming and lonely. We want you to know that you aren’t alone. We are here for you ... Read more
It’s been over a decade now since I first heard the word ‘palliative’ in relation to my son Xavier’s care. Things were a lot different back then. In fact, there was very little Canadian information help explain exactly what palliative care meant for my then eight-month-old baby and our family ... Read more
This year, I am really trying to put the ‘merry’ back in Christmas. I fought through the tears to decorate the house. I found the energy to bring back the Elf on the Shelf and I attempted to decorate the Christmas tree this year. I even went shopping for gifts on several occasions. I did none of these things since my son Xavier died...... Read more
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