Books

“Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?” and other questions children might ask in the days following the (sudden) death of a loved one – and how to answer them.

April 15, 2021 , ,
In April 2009, my 34-year old husband Martin suffered a fatal heart attack. No family history, no previous symptoms. He... Read more

(Child) Grief doesn’t go away…

February 6, 2021 ,
It is so important to remember that grief doesn’t go away. Adult grief doesn’t; child grief doesn’t. And children don’t... Read more

“Is it still okay to have cuddles?”

February 5, 2021
Sorry I’ve been so quiet – Charlie Meyer Illustration and I have been working away in the background on my... Read more

Children’s books explaining cancer – UPDATE

February 6, 2020
As you may or may not know, I have written two new children’s books. The first explains cancer and cancer... Read more

My first ever podcast is live!

November 15, 2019 , ,
I am sooooooo excited that my first ever podcast is live. Thank you Kylie from EGG for giving me this... Read more

“Benny’s Hat” – a beautiful book about a sibling’s death to cancer

November 4, 2019
Benny’s Hat Text by Juliet Clare Bell Illustrations by Dave Gray Published by Pomelo Pip in 2017   Benny’s Hat... Read more

Book recommendation – “Things You Save in a Fire” by Katherine Center

October 15, 2019 ,
  I stumbled across this beautiful book via Brené Brown’s website, and, to be honest, wasn’t sure about downloading it... Read more

“Mummy, my heart is too small…”

December 12, 2018 ,
As you know, I was widowed in April 2009, when my 34-year old husband Martin had a fatal heart attack.... Read more