Supporting grief for children, especially your own children is hard-work. Children see death differently, depending on their age.
Child loss is one of the most difficult things I have ever had to carry with me. Although when I reflect I also know that watching my child suffer was THE most difficult thing.
My name is Abigail Burton. This is my take on coping with grief. In March (2019) my husband and I lost our middle son, Matthew Noah Michael Burton. He was just 5 years and 11 days old. Matthew was born with a complex medical condition. Which included things like chronic lung disease, hypotonia, and club … Continue reading A day at a time – Coping with grief
As a carer, I am often stretched beyond my imaging. But would I know when I had reached my limits? During the bushfires, I learned that answer.
My friends compare this community to the Hunger Games. Our 'unlucky' drawcard landed us together. We need our community & the odds to ever be in our favour.
Who knew as a kid that a New Year would be a cause of further pain & grief? The New Year is coming, and our lost loved one, won't be in it While grieving as I learned to take a day at a time, I was surprised to realise that the idea of New Years … Continue reading Grief while facing a New Year