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Moments with Jacob · 1w ago

I FOUND MYSELF...

Dear Jacob,I found myself at Children's Hospital this morning, exactly nine months after you passed away at this hospital. I was talking at the Pediatric Excellence Collaborative Summit abou...
Moments with Jacob · 2W ago

A SANCTUARY

Dear Jacob,Your room. So full of memories. The four corner of your room is filled with you. You always started and ended your day here. My favorite part of the day was to get you ready after...
Moments with Jacob · 3W ago

HOW DO YOU KNOW?

Dear Jacob,This question was placed by a friend this past week. “How do you know when the time has come to let go?” “When do you know it’s the end for your child?” The answer is “you will kn...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

MEMORIES FROM YOUR BENCH

Sweet Jacob,It has been awhile, since I have been writing to you. Work has taken me across the pond, and I must admit I enjoy being back in Europe again. I also got to see your best friends'...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

FINDING A PURPOSE

Dear Jacob,You had a really rough day a year ago. Facebook reminded me with a memory. You were at Children's with pancreatitis, and your medi-port stopped working. It stopped working after s...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

MOM

I have visited more with you lately. I have shown you the beauty of the colors of sunrises, sunsets, and the shifting colors of the sky and the ever changing shapes of the clouds. I make sur...
Moments with Jacob · 1M ago

YOUR BIRTHDAY MONTH

Sweet Jacob,I wrote about the beginning of the end last time. I was a little scared to open my heart completely, but it was the right thing to do. I want to thank our circle of friends for r...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

THE BEGINNING OF THE END

Sweet Jacob,I ended up in yin yoga. I love stretching in uncomfortable positions that feels like an eternity. It's the good pain. In the middle of an hour of a free flowing mind, I often fin...
Moments with Jacob · 2M ago

WHAT I KNOW

Dear Jacob,Social media has decided 2016 was a crappy year. We lost many musicians and artists we will forever remember, and let's not get started on the election. What I know is that the wo...
Moments with Jacob · 3M ago

YOUR STOCKING

Sweet Jacob,I am happy to let you know I found some peace and joy this Christmas, but a first Christmas without you did exhaust me. The anticipation of a Christmas without you got the best o...