Sometimes you can just skirt round an issue, keep telling yourself everything is fine, keep positive for the sake of everyone, including yourself and then reality can come like a bolt from the blue and turn everything around for a day or two.
Right now I’m struggling with something.
As much as the truth behind it is, deep down I know I can deal with this, we’ll get the help we need and we’ll get through the rougher times like we always have, some news will shake us as individuals.
It’s when you go to talk to a teacher about an issue with a child that leaves you a crying mess and spending an hour in the staff room with a cup of coffee and two amazing women who I am proud to call my child’s teachers that you realise just how much you’ve been putting on a brave face for so long.
I’ll explain in full tomorrow but the last 24 hours have been emotionally hard.