My Thanksgiving Prayer

My Thanksgiving Prayer

I read this note often as it hasn’t left our refrigerator door since it came home in Charlie’s bookbag over two years ago. The note from Charlie’s preschool teachers on the last Thanksgiving he spent with us is perfection. It truly embodies the little boy that I was...
The Giving Moment

The Giving Moment

Our beautiful boy was born on March 22nd, 2012. However, it wasn’t until recently, I discovered that my “spark”, Charlie, and Giving Tuesday, a movement encouraging the giving of self, resources, and gifts to others shared the same birth year. I have reflected so much...
Charlie’s Garden

Charlie’s Garden

You might not immediately associate a child with loving school. Instead, you might think of the daily fights to get dressed and there on time.  There were of course totally those fights of getting up and dressed for Charlie. However, the difference was as soon as he...
Halloween Hearts

Halloween Hearts

Charlie’s favorite celebration is upon us once again. This will be the 3rd Halloween he hasn’t been with us and I regret to say, it hasn’t gotten easier for our family. The memories of Charlie and his bestie Olivia, running along from house to house (ok, so Charlie...
37 Mothers

37 Mothers

Addis Jemari’s values so perfectly align with ours, it’s a no brainer for us to work with them and provide them all the love and support we can. The nonprofit organization based in Raleigh helps orphaned and vulnerable children in Ethiopia by providing educational...
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