• Happiness guilt

    The day after we brought our new baby home was supposed to be exhausting and euphoric. Instead it started on a horrific note.  I found out that my cousin’s son, who had just turned two, was diagnosed with leukaemia. I was in shock. He had been unwell the week before but it was assumed it was just his molars making their appearance. He had a fever on and off and was crabby. The usual teething signs. He got a bit better and went back to creche. When he was picked up at midday his grandparents noticed a slight bruise on his forehead. No big deal right? Kids get hurt all…