Who am I? My name is Abigail Burton, I am 29. My husband, Luke and I have been married for nearly 9 years. Our children are Shane 7, Matthew who was 5, Mackenzie 3 & Baby Burton who would be 1. I was a happily running a bookkeeping practice from home. Unfortunately, I had to … Continue reading Why A Blog? – About Us
Anticipatory grief: "A feeling of grief occurring before an impending loss." The grief process I wanted to describe started just after Matthew was born.
Money was causing massive stress. I thought if I could get more, I'd fix so many problems as the mum of a medically complex child. So I looked for answers
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
Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by providing a children’s hospice and professional family support services.
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.