Supporting children through literature after the loss of their sibling

Toni Watson 

Supporting children through literature after the loss of their sibling    


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Children's Book Christmas Special

Posted by Toni on December 1, 2017 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (31)

I Have a Baby Sister in Heaven - A children's picture book for this Christmas

This time of the year can be quite difficult for many families who have experienced the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, nenonatal or infant loss. In particular, young children who are living without their brother or sister may feel a little more overwhelmed.


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My first Rainbow Baby

Posted by Toni on January 6, 2013 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (1)

When I heard the cries of my rainbow baby as she entered this world, the overwhelming emotions of relief, joy, love and disbelief swept over me like a tonne of bricks. In 2005, after experiencing 4 years of grief and loss through losing 7 babies, I held a baby girl who was breathing, who was healthy, who was coming home with me.

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The Highs and Lows

Posted by Toni on December 1, 2012 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (3)

It's taken me a week to sit down and write this new blog entry because of the rollercoaster ride I found myself  up and down on again.

Just one week ago, on Friday 23rd November, I was booked in for my nuchal scan. This was the first time I've been for this scan and I suppose because I am now 36, it is warranted. Waz and I drove down to New Lambton, anxiously.

I arrived with a painful bladder and a tad excitement anticipating the view of our baby, but it was more the ner...

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Risky business

Posted by Toni on November 26, 2012 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (2)

My life has been quite hectic lately between Bears Of Hope, afternoon sports, book purchases, appointments and family commitments. But the one thing taking up alot of time in my thoughts, dreams and everyday life is where are we going to live?

The house that I have rented for 5 years, since I separated from my ex-husband, has gone up for sale. My security blanket has shifted and this has made me a little more anxious than my pregnancy. Waz, my fiance, and I had ...

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The Unknown

Posted by Toni on November 3, 2012 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (3)

I have decided to blog the next chapter of my life, although i'm sure I will easily delve into my history along the way :) I will provide you with a bit more of an insight into my life as a mother, bereaved mother, author and co-founder of Bears Of Hope Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support.

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