We didn't know we were living with a child with a rare condition. Where we started; Our first peek into the world that is fragile & complex medical conditions, was when Matthew was just 9 weeks old. We had been at our parent's for dinner. I gave him a bottle/feed before we put him in … Continue reading Caring for a Child with a Rare Condition
The day I realised that being a 'Special Needs Mum' was part of my identity was an interesting moment. I was on the other side of the world, in Cleveland, Ohio. I had packed myself up and taken myself to the other side of the world, to work on me. To learn from someone that … Continue reading Not Just a Special Needs Mum – Getting Yourself Back
Anxiety is part of my journey as a grieving mum. It is new an unfamiliar, just like learning to live with the death of my child. Today I went to a kids indoor climbing place with a playground on the side. Luke took us there with our 3 1/2 year old Mackenzie, to get out … Continue reading Processing Anxiety as a Grieving Mum
Coping with the grief of losing a child.I was honoured by a request to share my experience with Christina and her community at http://www.thisisreallifemama.com Christina is a licensed therapist Christina is a mental health professional, she also works from home to care for her children. She is a licensed therapist in California and still completes … Continue reading A Day at a Time; Coping with Grief
I cannot comprehend (at this moment) living with a pain that won't ever go away. That has it's own currents like an ocean.
In my case at least there is so much more going on sub-consciously than you realise.