Do You Have Any Children?

When your child has died, sometimes even the most ordinary of circumstances can cause an ache in your heart like no other. 

Imagine - you're the new wife at coffee morning, the new person in the office, joining a gym or a club, anything in which you would encounter people that you've never met before, but in which you would be required to socialise. 

My name is Jane, what's yours?

Nice to meet you Lisa.

Oh you have an interesting accent, where are you from?

How come you moved to England of all places from somewhere as amazing as Canada?

Are you married?

Do you have any children?

And there it is. The awkward question that makes any mother who's child has died stop in her tracks.

To find out how I answer this question, continue reading at

Finley Arthur Sissons 23/03/2012 - 26/03/2012


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