This article by breastcancer.org gives some very practical insight about how women can cope with hair loss personally as well as coping when children and a partner are involved.  The impact of hair loss or baldness on our children is discussed in thoughtful ways with examples and ideas for coping together. Additionally, our relationship with a partner and how we should come to terms with changes in our bodies together is also an important part of this piece.

http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/hair_skin_nails/coping