So as we head towards October I find myself bracing myself for the impact of my social media campaign #nomoreemptyarms. As I prepare to fill social media with photos of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends hugging their children close, I am also preparing myself for my truth, my arms are empty.
Nearly seven years ago my beautiful daughter Olivia lost her battle to the devastating neurological condition Rett Syndrome. In the early hours of November 7, 2008, our world was torn apart. Nothing could have prepared us for the impact and pain we have had to face as a family.
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