Thursday, September 15, 2005

My second son




I love that I can finally put a picture of my precious boy, Alistair, on the computer. I had 3 kids in 3 years, with 3 social security cards to prove it. Only 2 live with us though. If I don`t bring him up though, you`d never know about Alistair. Compared to the other 2, he was born with almost no hair and a very clear dimple in his chin. He was extremely cute. Since its been 3 years I don`t talk about him as much yet I think about him every day. One of the hardest parts of being a parent of a child who dies is that you are always their parent. We had him with us for 7 weeks, this photo was 2 days before he died. Of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. That`s really all I have to say about it today.

2 comments:

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S. said...

Alistair was beautiful. I can only imagine the heartbreak of losing a child. I am so sorry for your loss!

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