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
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.
You've heard of PTSD - what about Post Traumatic Growth? It changed my life with a child with a life limiting condition & made me functional when he passed.
These are Luke and I's sleep tips to cope with being in hospital. Matthew was in hospital 50% of the time, Sleep is super important to cope with everything life as a parent of a medically fragile child can throw at you.
The first thing to know about connecting with a friend when they have lost their child, is that everyone is different. Loosing a child is most people's worst nightmare. So when they know someone has lost their's it can be difficult to know how to reach out. Everyone is different. You know this. Every person … Continue reading 10 Ways to Connect With Your Friend After They Have Lost Their Child
Finding a great therapist for your child is sometimes hard work! Often there is a element of not having a choice. Location, the therapist's specialisations all play a part. An Occupational Therapist At Work - Matthew was very happy. Our first experience Our first community based therapist was assigned to us at random, due to … Continue reading A great therapist – Celeste Clancy