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WHAT TO SAY WHEN SOMEONE SAYS, "IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO TO HELP?"

by Joanne Green

As I am getting ready for surgery number umpteenth for one of my kids (and realizing that umpteen and one is not much different than number one was) I am pondering ways to respond to the question, "Is there anything I can do to help?" I thought it would be fun to put a list together of things other people can do to help, so that when they offer, we could just refer to the list. (You know how you just can't think of a thing when the offer is made, and we just say something like, "Well, I can't think of anything right now, but thanks for the offer."?  Well, here's a list to jog your memory.)

"Why yes, thank you very much. You would be a really big help if you could........


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