In remembrance of Zara's First Birthday

Its hard for me to believe that in just one short month, on May 8 2013, we will be celebrating a bitter sweet day. Zara's First Birthday. Last year we were faced with the unexpected news that we would be saying "hello" while also saying "goodbye" to our sweet babygirl.


I have spent a lot of time deciding what we should do. A way in which we could honor our sweet Zara's life. I remember leaving the hospital without her, clinging to a box of memories. I have since come to realize how much that box and those memories mean to me. So, instead of sending us flowers, or sending gifts next month all we ask is you donate money in honor of Zara. We would like to donate the money to help filling these memory boxes for other parents who will be faced with the same heartbreaking news we did. I have also talked to the nurse who delivered Zara and she said they are also always in need of blankets and stuffed animals. So we thought we would do a combination of both those things. So, please share this and donate in honor of Zara's First Birthday.


Also, if you missed reading Zara's story you can do so here:


XO Kathleen and Chad Gettle

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