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Oct. 15th: Remembering Our Babies

In loving memory of my beautiful goddaughter Natalee...
and of my cousin Cole... and the others who have touched my heart and my life in some way but were taken too soon (it's a sobering, long list...) and those who lost babies they never got to know...
and especially in honor of their courageous and forever heartbroken parents.
Please light a candle on Wednesday, Oct. 15th in Remembrance and in recognition of this national day of reflection.
My best friend and hero Tammy sent this to me earlier and I wanted to pass it along:
Bereaved Parents Wish List:
1. I wish my child hadn't died. I wish I had him back.
2. I wish you wouldn't be afraid to speak my child's name. My child lived and was very important to me. I need to hear that he was important to you also.
3. If I cry and get emotional when you talk about my child I wish you knew that it isn't because you have hurt me. My child's death is the cause of my tears. You have talked about my child, and you have allowed me to…

Just an Update...

Just a quick note that I had to have Kelsey put to sleep two weeks ago today, on Sept. 30th. 
It was one of the hardest things I have ever done, but it was done out of love and when the time was right. I am grateful for every moment I had with her.
Sophie, a kitten from my aunt's farm, has joined our family. Now that she's figuring out the litterbox, I think we'll let her stay. :)