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A Christmas Tale

Dec 17, 1843 Charles Dickens' classic story, "A Christmas Carol" is published.
A few months ago, I had a new little baby girl and life with a newborn craziness ensued. As November approached, no amount of newborn drama allowed me to forget that 1 year ago, we miscarried a little boy.
It's clear that without his passing, we wouldn't have beautiful Caroline in our lives. Yet, it's hard to not feel empty where his name lies in our life. I honestly don't remember his due date or even "remember" him on a certain day of the year. But, I wanted to do something in memory of him. So that what he couldn't do in life, he could do in death.
I decided to reach out to a group of foster families and see if there were any children needing/wanting some gifts this Christmas season. I had a few families reach out, and I was going to just open it up to my Facebook friends (who never disappoint in the generosity category). When I was posting, I decided to add in…

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