Molly

I can still smell the soap on my hands as I type this. It’s one of many triggers I experience every time I go there. But it’s worth it. The soap in the dispensers everywhere at Christ Medical Center smells the same. Whether you are visiting a patient, you are the patient, you just had […]

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This is the only picture that exists of our family on the day Molly was born and died. I have had mixed feelings about it for years. It means so much to me to have a photo of the four of us together. I love the expression on Sean’s face and how sweetly Bob is holding […]

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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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