Pookie Visits Euclid Beach Park

(Topic: Beach, adventures, teddy bear) Hi Friends! This week we happened to be visiting Cleveland, Ohio, and at one point I was in Euclid with a couple hours to kill. Pookie and I looked at google maps and picked out a likely looking park! Pookie on a swing. I wasn’t rocking him, the wind was!!

Thanksgiving with Pookie

(Topic: Thanksgiving, Holidays, Weighted Bear/Pookie) Hi Friends! Many loss parents struggle with Thanksgiving – it’s a holiday with a lot of family coming together, and not all families are completely understanding and supportive. My husband and I are lucky. Our families are both really supportive overall, and my family’s Thanksgiving traditions are pretty laid back

Pookie in Dayton and Yellow Springs

(Topic: Travel with Pookie) Hi Friends! Last fall, when hubby was doing a lot of interviews and I went along, Pookie and I got to spend a day exploring the Dayton area, and ended up exploring Yellow Springs. You get to enjoy pictures of Pookie playing at a local park we found! Pookie being my

Mommy and Me Apron

(Topic: Sewing, Teddy bear clothes) Hi Friends! Well, I had a migraine on Saturday and was busy on Sunday, so here’s the post I was supposed to finish on Saturday. Oops! This is a project I really, really enjoyed. This is the first matching outfit Pookie and I have. This is my apron. I did

Scottish Pookie

(Topic: sewing, crafts, weighted bear) Hi Friends! Remember a few weeks ago, when I knitted a hat for Pookie? One of the things hubby noticed was that Pookie’s hat, when set on top of his head, looks like a tam. Hubby joked that Pookie would start borrowing daddy’s bagpipes! Well, you know me: this put

Christmas 2018 with Pookie

(Topic: Christmas/holidays, family, incorporating a deceased loved one in the celebrations) Hi friends! This year we traveled to family for the holidays. I had hoped to get this post done for Wednesday the 26th, right after Christmas, but with travel and getting the photos in the right places and ready, I got a bit behind

Adventure Pookie: Rochester NY

(Topic: Travel, Pookie adventures (weighted bear)) Hi Friends! Recently (at the end of October) we went to Rochester NY. We met up with friends, explored, and had some work stuff too… Here are Pookie’s adventures!! Visiting friends can mean gearing up with a cup of tea, while in your comfy clothes! Actually, I’d been explaining

Pookie vs. Duvet Cover

(Topic: Weighted bear in my life as a character) Hi Friends! Many of you know Pookie by now. He shows up in lots of posts of his own, since he represents Charlie (more on weighted bears here). But he’s also developed his own personality, and I love making photo-stories of him participating in our life!