During the years ahead, you'll experience many of the same growing pains every parent faces as their child matures and gains independence. But you will have an additional transition to make – helping your child to manage diabetes.
Your family has its own way of communicating and working together to solve problems and face everyday challenges. After a child's diabetes diagnosis, it's more important than ever to talk with each other, even when it hurts.
There is a fine line between caring and nagging – between showing concern and hovering. How do you achieve the balance?
Conflict happens in every family. Turn conflict into learning.
When a child is diagnosed with diabetes, the whole family is affected - especially siblings.