Parent Support Tools

There is a lot that's wrong with childhood cancer - and nothing wrong with you. The downloads available here are designed to help remind you that others know what you're going through & give you real ideas for how to cope. 

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

This is a relaxation exercise that can be applied in as little as 5-10 minutes per day.

  • relaxation
  • stress management
  • anxiety

Ideal Self-Care Schedule

These handouts contain a 10-15 minute exercise to support your self-care goals. Identify which activities are most important to you and small changes you can make to add them into your life.

  • self-care
  • small changes
  • finding joy

Finding Balanced Thoughts

It can be hard to find balance between "worst case scenarios" and "toxic positivity." This worksheet provides structure to handling tough thoughts in a way that's empowering and realistic.

  • self-compassion
  • challenging thoughts
  • realistic changes

Scanxiety Checklist

Waiting for scan results is terrifying. This checklist can help you find tools to cope during the days of uncertainty.

  • caregiving
  • self-care
  • mindfulness