"My cancer diagnosis shook my family to the core. Being able to show my progress through my surgeries and chemo helped me put each stage of my treatment in context for my kids. It also helped me remind them that we'd come really far, and that it wouldn't last forever. It also helped me way more than I thought it would - I had no idea how much seeing my journey visually would motivate me to keep going." - Erin H.
Big illnesses like cancer feel totally overwhelming to parents and kids alike. When you're little, five minutes feels like forever - so the idea of a family member dealing with treatment that can last a year is too much to comprehend.
Created by a mom and cancer survivor, our visual goal chart helps both parents and kids remember that: