Ten Years Of Marching For Maddie

The beginning of the 2016 March, where we were the Family Ambassadors. I spoke in front of all of those people. Holy crap! If you can believe it (I can’t), this is our tenth year participating in the March for Babies, the March of Dimes’ biggest fundraiser. By participating, we help the March of Dimes champion the…

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Her Pride

I’ve always been open about the fact that I don’t enjoy the annual March for Babies. I obviously love the cause and am incredibly grateful for everything the March of Dimes does for premature babies, but participating in the walk is always difficult. Seeing all of those babies who lived…it’s hard. Mike and I always have a…

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Our Journey

The March for Babies was on Saturday, and I am still recovering. It was a lot to process this year, and to get through it I just…stuffed it all deep down inside and powered through. I’m feeling the emotional hangover today (not to mention the physical hangover, I feel horrible and I’m just waiting for…

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Tomorrow We March

Tomorrow team March for Maddie will be participating in the March for Babies for the ninth year in a row – our eighth walk without her. The march is something that’s very important to our family, to both remember and honor Maddie, and to help other families going through the same thing we experienced more than eight-and-a-half…

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My Inspiration

As I’ve been working on my March for Babies speech for this Saturday’s walk, I’ve thought a lot about the first year I spoke before the March. Because of the tremendous outpouring of attention and donations we received, the March of Dimes asked us to speak at their 2009 event. It was only 18 days…

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