Year: 1994 Source: The New York Times, (September 1, 1994), p.B4 SIEC No: 19950902

This review discusses “How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness” (see SIEC #940623). The book is a collection of advice on how to help children cope with a parent’s illness. Among other things, McCue advises parents to tell children the truth, with the details adjusted to suit their age. Children’s reactions to parental illness are discussed. Detailed guidance on how to prepare children for the death of parent is offered.