Tag Archives: Infant

Christmas Gifts to My Family…

This year, I made a little book of our photos of Atticus to give to our family… I wrote it as much like a children’s story as I could with the intent that we will share Atticus’ story with our future children.  The greatest fear of any parent, is that other will forget the lives of our little children.  Continue reading


Extending the Gift

After Atticus died, we were the grateful recipients of donations from many friends and family members. We also received donations from people we had never met.

That only happened because of blogging and the internet. Our loved ones shared the story of our son, Atticus, with their friends. Strangers clicked on his CarePages (which I’ve since moved over to this site) and read his story and they loved our little boy. Our son had letters from Australia, letters from parents of preemies, notes from his aunts and uncles, comments from other kids that had been born as preemies and turned out just fine. After he died, then the letters poured in from moms and dads that had lost their first children and had gone on to have more. Their bravery and written experience has held my heart through the breaks. Continue reading