Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

My 8-Year Old Asked Me if I Was Going to Die

Supporting our children’s mental health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo by Kat J on Unsplash

Sobbing uncontrollably, my eight-year-old could not sleep. He began to quiver, and I brought him into my bed, having him curl next to me. “Mommy, I want COVID to stop. I don’t want you to die.” His breathing amplified, tears flowing and slowly soaking his dinosaur pyjamas.

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Christina

Christina

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Inspired by family; passionate about community. Doing what I can to make someone else's day a little brighter.