Just like when you are in a accident and injure yourself you are left with scars , When you lose a child you are forever broken. Let me explain. When you lose a child your world stops, you lose countless years of watching your child grow up, you miss all the milestones that they would … Continue reading I am Broken, But that’s ok
I dont know if anyone will ever read this, im unsure if I actually want people too. This is just somewhere I thought I would jot down my idea’s and thoughts as an Angel Parent. Before I go any further, maybe it’s best to define what I mean when I say Angel Parent. In basic terms … Continue reading Lexi Jayne , gorgeous Angel butterfly
I remember when I found out I was pregnant, I was so shocked. I've always wanted to be a mum, we just did not think it would be that soon. It was the happiest moment of my life. We did a few home pregnancy tests and they came back negative so I was not hopeful. … Continue reading Oliver’s story . a Angel mams journey
On the 14th of June each year we have Oliver's birthday, followed the next day by his angelversary and a few days later fathers day. Now for those that know me I also have a nearly 4-year-old rainbow, In the midst of a day, I should be excited about it consumed with grief, anger which … Continue reading A Tide of Celebration, Sorrow and being an Angel Daddy on Fathers Day….
There any many organisations out there that do memory boxes for hospitals for children who have sadly passed. This blog will focus on a charity called 4Louis as this is the charity that supplied Oliver's Memory box, and my first real look into the world of child loss and support. Some of this blog will … Continue reading Memory Boxes: The first gentle hugs from strangers
There are not many words needed for this blog, This evening I came across some pictures I had forgotten about from when Oliver had died. I am going to share these below , with a few captions to explain them My one main regrets is having no picture of me and Oliver , … Continue reading Rediscovering captured moments, lost in time refreshed in memory.
4 words that cause lasting damage on men as a whole “Big Boys Don’t Cry” Let me explain a little. For generations after generations men have had those words uttered to them as they were growing up, showing any sign of emotion was met with mockery and men were made to feel weak. … Continue reading Big Boys DO Cry
There is a Quote that has been kicking about in my family for years now and its "You can't take from a empty jar" As a man when your child dies , social convention is that you take care of your partner , make sure she is ok and support her. In doing this you … Continue reading Self Care, what not to do
Losing a child is one of the worst things that can happen, it's not a pity party like most think, it goes against nature , no parent should ever have to bury their child. It's not normal and it's impossible for anyone to understand unless it happens to them . Now I can … Continue reading The Loss of a child , A dads Perspective
This is not my first blog , however it is the first one I am going to publish on here Child Loss: “in painted words and written pictures” It is a odd combination of words , some may even be sat scratching their head at the title of this blog, The thing is … Continue reading Child Loss: “in painted words and written pictures”