By carefully shaping the way we communicate a challenging diagnosis we can help to hold a child’s fear, uncertainty and disappointment surrounding illness.read more
The Digging Deep blog gathers voices of experts, survivors, parents, caregivers, and patients in order to offer information and inspiration for everyone dealing with serious or chronic health conditions.
We believe that every young person struggling with illness has a story to share. We celebrate teen and young adult stories and insights in the voice of young writers
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Love is not an emotion. It is an action – a series of actions stringing together in a long line.
February is heart month, and organizations around the country are offering stories of hope, ideas for prevention, and good information about treatment for heart conditions. What's largely missing from this dialogue are ideas for dealing with the emotional side of...
With mindfulness and intention, no matter our current situations, I believe that we can all work toward goals that improve our lives.
Make the most of the time you have with your grandchildren by doing things that spark your creativity, imagination, and thirst for the outdoors.
The twins had no idea what death meant. How could they? They weren’t even three years old.
I often get asked for advice on how to talk to kids, but instead, here are my top ten ideas on how to listen
As a school psychologist, I try to guide kids in choosing SMART goals, which stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound.
In 2019, the Digging Deep team is excited to continue bringing our vision of emotional healing during and after illness to young people who continue to struggle.
A year after I first got ill, I was sleeping on a friend’s couch, jobless, utterly alone and out of options. Was this the rest of my life?