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Lea

California
I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a wife and most importantly, a mommy to 4 precious children (one of which is still growing tenderly in my womb.) Our youngest son, Nicholas, was born, at full term, sound asleep on November 7, 2008. We are now experiencing a lifelong journey of heartache... Full Bio
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Nicholas' 6th Angel Day - Honouring and Remembering... by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Nicholas' 6th Angel Day ~ Honouring and Remembering ... Read on »
The Rawest Form of Anguish by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health A few weeks ago there was a horrific accident involving a bright, beautiful and enthusiastic young 15 year old girl.  That girl was the sister of one our oldest son's hockey ... Read on »
Spring..... again by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Funny... as I look back at the posts at Nicholas' Touch around this time of year it is always the same... the arrival of Spring... a new season to rejuvenate life and refres ... Read on »
Newspaper! by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health  Nicholas, I had the absolute honour of sharing you with our community the other day.  Our local newspaper visited to do an interview with me regarding our journey afte ... Read on »
Abandonment by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Hey Buddy, Yesterday was a day to remember.  To keep safe in my heart for many years to come.  Yesterday a community of people came together to remember, honour, pay resp ... Read on »
"I Mention Him" by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Exactly, buddy.... never far from my thoughts.... always in my heart I Mention Him Submitted by TreysMommy  |  November 6, 2012 - 5:00pm ... Read on »
Thinking... by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I think about you so much.  I think about how much you have enriched my life... how much strength I am able to present, because of you.  I think about our connection and the ... Read on »
November 6 and 7, 2013 - You have given us so much..... by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Originally posted - March 2009 The days leading up to Nicholas' birth were so surreal. I'm convinced that I was in complete shock... and in complete despai ... Read on »
October 28, 2008 by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health October 28, 2008 The day our world stopped. The day we were told that part of our baby boy's brain had not formed. The day we had to make the most unimagina ... Read on »
Today by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Every year around this time I struggle.  The tears flow without warning.  There is a dull ache in my chest and my breaths are a little harder to take.  The vulnerability I f ... Read on »
Nicholas' 5th Angel Day by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health October 22, 2013 Dear Family and Friends,                                                Nicholas’ Birth/Angel day is Thursday, Novemeber ... Read on »
Happy Father's Day, Daddy by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Happy Father's Day to the strongest, most loving daddy around.... Daddy's Love Your daddy loves you oh so much I see it in his eyes. Every time we speak o ... Read on »
Your new garden by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We moved your garden yesterday. I'm sure you already know. What a potent mix of emotions.  I didn't expect it to be as difficult as it was for your daddy and I.  Mo ... Read on »
Memorial by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health For those of you visiting after attending the Memorial at Southlake last evening, I welcome you to this place of comfort and healing.  I also commend your strength and cou ... Read on »
Soft Spring by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It comes every year.  I should be used to it by now.  I should be prepared for the shock.  I should be able to stare it in the eyes and steady myself.  I should be able to k ... Read on »
Wishing by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I love staring at your beautiful and perfect little face, buddy.  Nothing in particular today.  Just missing you.  Just remembering.  Just dreaming.  We love you so much ... Read on »
Breathless by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It's been a while since I've had the feeling.  The feeling of pure grief.  The power of grief.  The hold it can take on my heart.  I've been breathless.... like no breath is ... Read on »
United by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health In the early morning of January 6, 2013 our family lost a very special man.  The matriarch of our family.  The strength.  The integrity.  The legend.  A few days ago my amaz ... Read on »
It comes every year by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Christmas comes every year. For the past 3 years I have a lot of trouble with Christmas.  With the holiday cheer, love in the air, little ones so happy and excited.  I ha ... Read on »
christmas ache by Lea Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I dusted off your urn today... and gave you a kiss.  Do it often, but today seemed to sting a little more.... Missing you at Christmas, buddy... and always. Read on »