Leo's exploratory surgery for his other testicle will be on October 7. Lucky Him!
Curiously, Skyler is all scared of Leo's surgery and doesn't know that he will be having open heart surgery. His Mom doesn't want him to know because he stresses out about it constantly. He's asking about the results of his cardiac catheter and DH and Skyler's Mom have decideed that he is not to be told until a week or so before hand. I'm glad, in a way, that Leo will have a surgery first so that Skyler can realize that it's not worth getting scared about.
So how do you deal with surgery and your children. Are you open about it and talk to them about it to allay their fears and let them know what the risks are? Do you hide it from them until the big day? Why?
Skyler is 12, and personally I do better with more information than less and would be more inclined to talk to Skyler about it... Not my choice, though.