I had a very good friend on my Dec '06 birthboard who passed away in November due to complications from diabities.  I haven't been on that board much since her passing.  It is too hard for me.  It reminds me too much of her.  I visited it today & saw a few threads about Jess.  One was for her memorial & the other was wondering how her kids are.  It made me cry all over again.  I pray everyday for her husband & daughers.  We bonded over our pregnancies & fighting to keep people informed about carseat safety.  We were the same age.  One of her daughters was 4 when she passed & the other was 11 months.  It has been almost 3 months since she died.  I will always remember Nov 11, 2007 as the day I lost a great friend & the world lost one of its most wonderful moms.

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Feb. 5, 2008 at 12:59 PM I pop in and out of that board sometimes.  I saw the post about Jess.  Although I didn't know her, it did prompt me to read more into extended rearfacing.  I was planning on switching Lizzy around when she turned 1 but didn't.  She'll be rearfacing  for awhile (probably until 2).  Just thought you'd like to know she inspired me, even though I didn't know her.

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Feb. 5, 2008 at 1:45 PM

I think it is great how many people she did inspire.  She was so good at getting the information out without attacking people & others really listened to her.  She is sorely missed. 


I didn't realize you popped over there.  I am JimmyBoo's_mommy+AnkaBean there.

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