Walking on glass

I walk on glass every day Moving through the shards of my daughter’s emotional maelstrom SMASH – another broken dream CRACK – another tear in her self belief Spiky confidences and accusations. Blame.  Anger.  Frustration.   We cling to a sinking … Continue reading

Walking on glass

Digging deep

Deeply despairing.  Utterly desperate. Reaching for normality; stretching, stretching – missing it.  Again. Clinging to each other, battered in the storm, Grasping the gossamer threads of hope Blowing about in the maelstrom.   How are you?  Fine, fine – you? Smiling through the … Continue reading

Digging deep

Longing and a wish

There is a deep longing when you have a child with additional support needs.  It seems to go with the territory.  A longing for a more ‘normal’ life, a child who is happier, more settled, achieving, healthy, accepted.  A magic … Continue reading

Longing and a wish

Precious

Precious is the time with those who reach out and care Who shine a light on inner strength when all seems bare Sensing and soothing anguish and pain Energising, empathising again and again.   Precious is the warmth of a … Continue reading

Precious

Hope

Hope has as many shapes and meanings as there are people on the planet. Hope in times of pain, hurt or trauma. Hope for the future, for opportunity, achievements, promises. Hope in love, in hate, in whispers and screams. Hope in … Continue reading

Hope