Social isolation is hard enough, but in times of bereavement, practicing appropriate distancing can serve to compound and make these feelings of grief worse.
It’s so frustrating, having two such diametrically opposed emotions residing in the one experience. Heartbreak and love. Is it ever … More
It so hard to know when grief will overwhelm you. It’s been five years since Claudia died, and she is … More
I sat down ready to write about grief. When I write I often pull myself back into the place of … More
The scars of losing your child at the very beginning of their life are complex to say the least. … More
On the day after Claudia’s Fifth birthday, Mark and I agreed to be interviewed for the ABC. Needless to say … More
One space of time that, in the vast violent thunderstorm that is experiencing stillbirth, to me is the literal eye of the storm. The stillness that comes after the shock, but the waiting that proceeds trauma.
I was feeling all of my 31 and a half weeks of pregnancy with Claudia that morning as I, the … More
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Little Silk Wings event here in Perth, Western Australia. Amy … More
I was very pleased to be able to contribute to Emily Long’s new Book, “From Mother to Mother: on … More