Molly

Happy 6th Heavenly Birthday, Molly Marie! Another year has come and gone since we last celebrated your life and honored your memory. Another year has passed that we didn’t get to have you here with us, in our home and through our travels, though we believe you are always with us in spirit. Six years. Kindergarten. […]

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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 […]

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For the past six years, on Molly’s Heavenly Birthday in April and at our perinatal bereavement support group’s Walk to Remember in October, our family has participated in beautiful and therapeutic balloon releases in honor and memory of Molly, Babies Benson and other babies who left this world too soon. In the early years all I knew […]

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We are a team of bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and other loved ones running/walking for hope and remembering our babies who left this world too soon through miscarriage, pregnancy loss, stillbirth and infant death. Many of us are members (current and past) of Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Perinatal Bereavement Support Group called […]

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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 […]

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Holding Her

by Kathy on December 10, 2013 · 12 comments

in Coping, Family, Loss, Love, Memories, Molly, Siblings, Signs

It’s been over 5 1/2 year since I last held Molly in my arms. Today I got to hold a special bear that weighs the same as Molly did, 4 lbs. 10 oz. It was awesome and surreal to hold our “Molly Bear” for the first time. She arrived late this afternoon, after a day that […]

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