What the Murdered Teen Tiffany Gayle Means to Me...

Tiffany was a teen who used to live in my neighborhood until few years ago. She was beautiful, full of life and only fifteen. In 2010, Tiffany was beaten to death by her parents at her own home. ...Photo Courtesy: City News Her name was Tiffany Gayle.......more

the birthday that might not have been

Like most moms (and dads, of course) I never thought to prepare myself for what it would feel like to lose a child.I’m not talking about losing him in the mall or losing him in a crowd; I mean to lose him forever.We were so immersed in the business of living that it never occurred to me that anything life threatening might happen to my Angel Boy.Health and fitness has always been a priority....more

Let's Talk About Heaven .....

So today I had an unexpected conversation with my almost 5 year old.  It took me off guard and I'm not entirely sure if I said the right thing, or even if there is a right thing to say... We've been frequenting the local ice rink (as in every home game of our local high school time) and every time we walk in my Jack (who will be 5 in April) comments on a retired Jersey hanging in the front corridor.  He asks why it has his last name on it......more

If I Had One More Day..

If I had one more day, I would tell you a million times how much I love you.If I had one more day, I would hold you for the whole 24 hours.If I had one more day, I would tell you I am sorry. Sorry for all the times I was mad, for all the times I was frustrated and maybe not so nice. I would tell you that you are the most special person in the whole world, and hold you to your promise to never grow too big for me to cuddle....more
So sorry for your loss.  Thank you so much for sharing, love your writing.more