Tag: emotional pain

Can’t you just be kind?  A letter to my GP practice.

Can’t you just be kind? A letter to my GP practice.

A day in the life of a SEN mum - tedious, but real.  The sort of low-level damaging drama that many of us live with, day in day out.  A story of the value of kindness, of people doing a little to help when they can and of those that don't. Peter needed his new … Continue reading Can’t you just be kind? A letter to my GP practice.

“Why doesn’t my childhood matter?”

“Why doesn’t my childhood matter?”

Those wretched, sparkly new uniform, shoes and bag pictures with happy, smiley, children that are widely shared at the beginning of a new school year were enough to finish me off some years. For Peter, it was especially cruel.  He often felt that his childhood had been ruined, that he had spent most of it feeling … Continue reading “Why doesn’t my childhood matter?”

Pain

Pain

I've been wanting to write about this and still can't really find the words.  I want 'people' to stop and think, really think, about what it might be like to see your child in emotional pain, extreme fear, anxiety, confusion and significant distress every day.  Literally every day.  Many times a day.  Often so severe … Continue reading Pain