Why Do I Talk Publicly About the Loss of My Daughters?

I am certain that I have covered this before, certainly around the this time of year. Why do I share my pain, thoughts and feelings about the loss of my eldest two daughters publicly? Why do I leave messages addressed to them in places where everyone can see them? Why don’t I maintain some sort…

October: Infant Loss Awareness Month Begins

Grief is a very peculiar animal. You can go for seemingly endless time periods without it overwhelming you and then it hits you, violently, like a tidal wave. I lost my daughters eleven years ago and there are times I suddenly feel like I have been lifted off my feet by the strength of my…

Happy Birthday, Charlie Gard

Rather than focus on the heated and varied debate regarding the medical case of Charlie Gard, I am instead simply going to think of his parents on this special day. Today would have been his first birthday. There is no way that this day last year, Chris and Connie would have dreamt in a million…

He Was BORN

Singer Lily Allen has recently tweeted about how she wrote a song called ‘Something Wasn’t Right’ for the ‘Pan’ movie soundtrack, in memory of her beloved baby son. She lost her little boy when he was born too soon at 6 months. I read about her tweets on Digital Spy, the sort of celeb, showbiz…