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Seeking Solace in California

Last week, our family was lucky enough to be able to travel to California over Rett’s anniversary. The last two years, we’ve taken ourselves to warmer, sunnier, greener places—an attempt to create a tradition to ease the disconcerting days that lead up to the day he died. If you know trauma, you know it can… Read more »

Our Beautiful Birthday Boy

Dear Rett, Today you would be 7 years old–Lucky 7. Seven is the number of completeness and perfection (both physical and spiritual). It is directly tied to God’s creation of all things, and is associated with a deep inward knowing–like what we saw in your eyes and your owl-like persona. In our world, you are… Read more »

A year farther gone, yet closer in Spirit

It’s been a year since we’ve posted in these Musings–which doesn’t mean that we don’t muse over our son on a daily basis. Honestly, it’s just hard to continue to write about a boy who is no longer here, and hearts that continue to be broken. Another New Year is upon us, which is just another hard day… Read more »

301 Days & A New Year

While I wouldn’t say I’m completely in tune with the spirit world, Rett continues to knock us over the head with his signs. I find it fascinating that his angelversary last year was on the full moon and his sister was born on the new moon two weeks later. Full moons are all about letting go,… Read more »

Creating Rett’s Legacy

Welcome to the Rett’s Roost blog! We know it’s a little light on content, but rest assured (Rett’s assured?), we’ll be working hard to cull a cornucopia of content—stories and observations, research articles and studies, the funny, heartwarming, and everything in between. If you haven’t already, do be sure to peruse our website, and learn… Read more »