This year we splurged a little for E to celebrate her birthday.  Last year I wanted to do a “pony party” at our new home for her fifth birthday, but we ended up being in Latvia for P’s adoption and it was celebrated with a store-bought tasteless cake (since Europe doesn’t sweeten their confections like […]

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  • July 1, 2014 - 2:04 pm

    Mrs. O - Looks like so much fun! What fantastic pictures!ReplyCancel

  • July 1, 2014 - 6:59 pm

    Cindy - It was soooo much fun!ReplyCancel

It’s so strange to think about how different this Easter was from the one I posted about 2 years ago.  We missed C this year so much!!  I snapped a lot of photos of the kids because I know, more than ever, how important it is to do that.  You just never know what life […]

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Today marks the one month “crapiversary” (a phrase I’ve stolen from the blog, An Inch of Gray, as she too lost her son not too long ago) of C’s passing.  Hard to believe time still marches on because I still feel like it all happened yesterday.  And part of me doesn’t want time to march […]

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  • April 9, 2014 - 3:53 pm

    Tom - They both look too comfortable on those horses. E is just taking it in an appears to be totally in control. P is just beaming too!ReplyCancel

that’s what I tell myself every morning.  One day closer to seeing C again.  As corny as it may seem, it helps to know that this isn’t the end of it.  I may have to live with my grief for the rest of my time on this earth but someday I will be with C […]

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  • April 3, 2014 - 4:10 pm

    Jennifer - Tami,
    You are truly gifted with the ability to express what is in your
    heart, pain and joy.YOU comfort us when we should comfort you, but know we grieve and hurt with you, never to the extent unless one has experienced your loss, but know we want to carry your burdens.
    Thank you , even though you don’t any, for your explanation. We have talked about what to do with our family members if such tragedy should occur. Maybe because , I have had siblings pass away, and close family members, since I was a young child. My sister died when she was 16, and you never lose that thought.
    Or foget the pain in your parents faces. You will never be the same, but know we are not OF this world. Bless you.ReplyCancel

    • April 7, 2014 - 12:13 pm

      Tami - Thank you Jennifer!!ReplyCancel

  • April 9, 2014 - 7:18 pm

    Danita Nixon - What a beautiful urn, and what an awesome post. I love that you are sharing your journey. You are impacting the world by sharing your story. Sending you and the family a hug!ReplyCancel