This month my good friend Lori from LavenderLuz is retiring her truly awesome blog hop/writing exercise called Perfect Moment Monday, after years of hosting it weekly and eventually monthly. I checked my archives and discovered that I have written and shared 35 posts over the years about Perfect Moments in my life. I know so many who have been […]


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 […]


Every year it is a bittersweet day for many families who have lost babies. It represents both grief and hope. It reminds us of our little ones who left this world too soon, as well as everyone in our lives who have helped us to learn to live without them here on earth. Our babies will […]


I am trying to finish up my Time Warp Tuesday post about “peace,” but can’t stop thinking about and praying for Ray. As I shared via social media earlier today, my friend Amanda (who I got to know through participating in a MOPS group over the past four years) and her family got “the call” that […]


Father’s Day Blessing Loving God, we give you thanks for the many gifts you have given us; the gift of life, the gift of those who love us and especially, today, we thank you for the gift of our fathers. We ask your blessing upon our fathers who gave us rules to live by, standards […]


Thank you so much to everyone who supported our family and everyone who is a part of Team Caring Connection on Sunday and in the days leading up to the Running for Hope 5k Run/Fun Walk  benefiting Advocate Children’s Hospital (including their Bereavement Program) and our local Ronald McDonald House! It was a cold and overcast morning, but our hearts were warm and […]