The Skies I’m Under

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What happens when life throws you a curved ball?

What can be done with the broken pieces of your dreams?

Tim and Rachel return from working abroad as a doctor and nurse.Their life is unfolding with reassuring predictability until Rachel finds herself sitting in the darkness of a newly decorated nursery, unable to feel her unborn baby move. Suddenly everything is turned upside down as their new-born teeters on the brink of life and death.

“This dissarmingly stark account of parenting a severely brain-damaged child is a racy, unputdownable read.” Cheryl Moskowitz, award winning poet and novelist.

“This is THE book I needed to read…finally, the emotions and fears I couldn’t even begin to describe were written down in front of my eyes.” Hana Young, Mama unexpected, SEND Blogger.

“Essential reading for professionals who work with children with complex medical needs.” Dr Jackie Mosgrave, Worcester University and Author of Supporting Children’s Health and Well-being.

“(Rachel Wright) offers us all a richer sense of what it means to live day in and day out with severe disabilities, and how we might love and support those who do.” Dr Brian Brock, Aberdeen University.

“A vital, life changing read that will impact us all.” Tracy Williamson, MBM Trust.

About the author

Rachel Wright is an author, nurse and mum living in Essex with her GP husband and three wonderful sons. For a long-time life was going to plan. Rachel married her childhood sweetheart, became a nurse, travelled and worked around the world before becoming pregnant. Then life changed in an instant on the day her eldest son was born with complex disabilities and life-limiting epilepsy.

As well as doing laundry and picking up Lego from the floor, she blogs at Born at the Right Time and enjoys sharing her story with other parents and professionals.

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