How do you tell a 10-year-old that her mom has cancer?

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

Physician Jeff Hallett knows a thing or two about talking to patients about illness.

But when his wife, Robin, was diagnosed with breast cancer, they felt at a loss for how to tell their daughter, Rachel, aged 10.

“It doesn’t matter your background or experience,” Jeff Hallett, MD, said. “When you have to tell your child this kind of news, you want to do it the right way. And we didn’t know how. So we called Wonders & Worries.”

The Halletts started receiving support at Wonders & Worries’ Williamson County office in Georgetown, before Jeff’s job led them to move to San Antonio. And with Wonders & Worries’ San Antonio office opening in July 2017, their support was uninterrupted, even as life changed.

We have found Wonders & Worries to be a tremendous resource for us at a time when help is sorely needed,” said Jeff Hallett, MD.

“Robin and I can see that it has helped Rachel to cope with her mother’s illness.”

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