THEN – 4 1/2-year-old Sean and me on his first day of T-Ball at Mt. Greenwood Park, the day before his sister Molly was born and died (April 16, 2008): NOW – 10 1/2-year-old Sean, 4 1/2 year-old Abby and me on her first day of T-Ball at Mt. Greenwood Park, the day before their […]


On the Eve of Valentine’s Day 2008, Bob and I went to one of our bi-weekly Wednesday perinatal echocardiograms to find out how our baby girl Molly was doing. Her cardiologist, Dr. Cuneo, shared with us that our daughter’s heart had begun to fail. She told us that if we wanted to take the aggressive route […]


Halloween is over and, if you’re anything like me, it’s never too early to start thinking about or even shopping for presents for the upcoming holiday season. K-Mart released its  “Fab 15″ Hottest Toys for 2013 and I had the opportunity to pick one to receive and review, as well as one of the same item […]


Abby walking home, after dance class, with her best buddy.


Today You Are Four

by Kathy on September 17, 2013 · 4 comments

in Abby, Birthdays, Family, Friends, Life, Love

“September 17th is going to be a happy day!” That was my mantra four years ago, as we anxiously awaited your birth, our “rainbow baby.” After such a long journey to try to have another living child and a sibling for your big brother Sean, you arrived, as planned, via a scheduled c-section that day! […]


Our morning did not quite go as we planned. I did get up early, as we discussed last night. As soon as Bob got out of the shower I was ready to get in, instead of sleeping later, as I often tended to this summer. I assumed that Abby was still asleep and Sean had […]