Finding Her Person

For most of us, some of our fondest memories are ones we have shared with our friends. At an early age, we are placed in situations that enable us to make friends. Play dates, Mommy & Me classes, going to a daycare and eventually school. These are all ways we are encouraged to go out and be social amongst others. As parents, we will go on to teach our children about the importance of friendship because we know having good friends is vital to the soul. After Lola was born and before the rollercoaster of health issues came to fruition, I sought out a group of women who had babies. It was a way for my daughter to begin socializing and it was key to maintaining my sanity...
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Personalized for Lola

A couple of weeks ago, Lola received some very thoughtful gifts from our friend Maria in the Detroit area. Remarkably enough I met Maria through Facebook. She found me via my distinct last name and as it would turn out she had been engaged to my late father, twice! Now this was all before I was born so I never knew about her and my dad was never one to share much about his past. In the beginning the conversations between Maria and I were mostly about my father. She has been able to shine some light on who he was as a person before I entered his life. She shares stories and memories with me, things I would have never known had she not contacted me. It’s...
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