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When our oncologist broached the idea of palliative care, she pointed out that it was not an admission of defeat. The care would step in and help as necessary, and step out when no longer needed. Even so, at the time we thought that it was the beginning of the end. Our perspective has changed since then. We take nothing for granted; we know that... Read More
We are so glad that we got to have Holly at home. For us, it was the best option for everyone - for Martin and I, for Andrew and Delphi, for her grandparents, uncles, aunties, friends but especially and most importantly for Holly. She felt safe and secure surrounded by everyone and everything that she loved. Holly by sea - Small.jpg... Read More
“Emma’s going off to the moon”. This was the ingenious way three and a half year-old Billy Heffernan found words to explain his infant sister’s passing. His dad Fergie had just broken it to him that Emma was ‘going’. So now every night Billy waves at the moon and tells Emma he loves her. Emma_Heffernan for website.jpg... Read More

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