Sean

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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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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In recent weeks my thoughts and daydreams have been filled with fictional characters, including Katniss Everdeen, Gale Hawthorne and Peeta Mellark. I was reading The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins and often felt like I was part of their world, living in Panem, and fighting against the leaders of the Capitol for freedom and […]

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Today You Are Ten

by Kathy on October 2, 2013 · 5 comments

in Birthdays, Family, Friends, Life, Love, Sean

Double digits! Fourth grade! A decade in our life and family… Ten years ago today you made me a mom. Actually, you made me a mother from the moment your father and I first found out we were pregnant with you in January 2003. I will never forget how happy we were to see our […]

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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 […]

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