What is your relationship like with your mother? My relationship with my mother has never been really great or even good, for that matter. Growing up, there was a lot of haste in our household; a lot of arguing, blaming and sadness. I spent many years dreading every conversation with her and had lots of meltdowns before a visit with her.
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My mom had been sick for a while. Despite the various treatments and time spent in the hospital, she had never been away from home for that long. The cancer did what it tends to do — spread. The chemo also did what it tends to — cause as much damage as the cancer. This time her stay in the hospital would be months long. I found I would have to take care of many random things for her while she was gone.
If you are an adult over 18 you do what Simona said. If you are under 18 you are a minor and under the authority of your parents. Telling them could greatly backfire.
M odern parenting seems to be in trouble when it comes to managing the boundaries between the generations. In some households, Mum and Dad pretend to be their children's "best friends". They may even become fans of the same boy bands or share a tent at Glastonbury. They splash cash and offer hour catering. It's even rumoured that — if begged — they'll do homework or pass their child's exams.