“Don’t cry because it is over. Smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss

November 17, 2016 at 1:52 pm | Posted in life after loss, Love | 7 Comments
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Sawyer,
Today is World Prematurity Day so I am wearing purple in memory and in honor of your oldest brother Jake and all the other babies born into this world too soon.  Today is Georgia Gives Back day so I just drove food to a shelter and will be making donations in honor of you and your siblings.

Today is also the day that we welcomed you to the world! Today I want to celebrate wonderful little you.  Today I am going to read all the congratulations emails we received after you were born because last night I discovered your Dad kept them all (and I have never seen them).  Today I will give presents to your brother and sister for your birthday because there do not seem to be any rules on how to celebrate your 7th birthday without you – so,  I am trying to make up my own.  Today I will try to smile, not to cry (but please forgive me if I do).

Today you gave me the gift of being your mama and for that I am forever grateful to you my sweet Sawyer.

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  1. Thinking of you and your sweet babies today, and sending love.

  2. i am quiet in thought, and thinking of our whole family and what we miss and what we have. love, grandmom

  3. Happy 7th Birthday to Sawyer! I hope the celebration brings peace to your mama’s heart.

  4. Love you Lanie😘

  5. happy birthday sweet Sawyer. i love how you are celebrating him. xo

  6. I love that you are making up your own rules. We love you, and are celebrating his life today as well.

  7. Such sweet pictures Lanie. Sending you big love and hugs xoxo


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