How to love children with chronically ill parents

How often do we remember the children?

Most of us know someone who struggles with their health. Perhaps they’ve been diagnosed with a physical chronic illness, or they struggle daily with their mental health. As their friend, we seek to love and serve them in their suffering.

But how often do we remember their children?

Helen recently shared her story of caring for her chronically ill daughter – and now it’s time to think about what it’s like when the situation is reversed…

What about the children whose parents are chronically ill?

Three ways children can suffer when their parent is chronically ill:

READ MORE (first published on the Glorious Table as a guest post)

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//Do you know what it’s like to be a child of a chronically ill parent? If so, I’d love to hear your story!

Author: Emily J. M.

Hi, I'm Emily. Two of my closest family members struggle with chronic illness, and I watch them. That's hard, and so I write about life as a 'Watcher', what it looks like to support them and find Hope.

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