She’s Dying – Part 4

The last part of this series of posts detailing Mum’s death – this may be slightly graphic for some readers. At one point in the morning, Mum started dribbling so I grabbed a tissue and went to wipe her face. Now, I had worked with children for 7 years at this point (nearly nine today),Continue reading “She’s Dying – Part 4”

She’s Dying (Part 2)

The thing that people don’t tell you (well didn’t tell me) about a terminal illness is how relentlessly invasive it is. That sentence sounds naïve. I don’t mean about how invasive it is to the person suffering it, that’s pretty obvious… it’s invasive for the people around them, for the home environment, for the finances,Continue reading “She’s Dying (Part 2)”