Anyone who knows me or follows us closely knows what the NY Mets mean to me. Rees’ nursery was literally decked from top to bottom in orange and blue and Mets memorabilia. From the moment my girls could speak some of their first words were “Let’s go Mets”. It’s a known fact that I live and die (mostly die…) with the Mets.
It wasn’t always this way though. After Rees’ passing, I found that my love for so many things faded and seemed pointless – my Mets included. I lost interest in just about everything and found it difficult to get excited about anything. The grief of child loss is like an anchor that continually pulls you down. In time you just get used to it, and it feels like your whole existence is centered on managing grief’s pull. The problem is that when you focus so much on one
We are thrilled to announce the ReesSpecht Life Foundation’s new partner and National Program Sponsor: Life Saver Pool Fence Systems!
Our Partnership (officially dubbed: ReesSpecht Life Saver) will help grow our reach nationally and expand our programs like “ReesSpecht the Water” and “Cultivate Kindness” school assembly programs, as well as help us get our next book, “A Little Rees Specht Stops a Bully” published (stay tuned for more info!).
Even more exciting is the creation of an all-new initiative in 2023 to help honor the children lost to drowning and their families. Our joint hope is that by honoring the lives of these angels, we can raise awareness for drowning prevention and help save lives – thus living up to our name .
Finally, a heartfelt thank you goes out to the President of Life Saver Pool Fence Systems, Eric Lupton for making this all possible.
Together we can