Over the weekend, I took my 3-and-a-1/2-year-old son Brody to play in the snow at Albany's Washington Park. It was his first time out in the snow with me, like really playing. It was a week of firsts for him, but it needed to be a week of firsts for me as well. I needed some perspective, and I found it this morning.
Whenever a child first goes missing, it's plastered on the news and social media and gets shared a good number of times. Then, time passes and people don't keep these poor children at the top of their mind. I wanted to remind you of them.
Donath Plummer told WIVB that his wife had text him on her road trip from Florida to Buffalo and acted as if everything was perfectly fine. But, the truth was that their daughters body lay in the car with her, dead.
I'll start this by saying, I wasn't the best student.
History wasn't my thing. I failed math...twice. I don't even know if I've ever watched anyone play chess, let alone know how to play it.
What I'm trying to say is, I'm incredibly jealous of Martha Samadashvili, a 12-year old girl from Albany who is literally representing the entire country right now in this international chess championship.
This is the sweetest, cutest, and most inspirational thing you'll watch today!
Kayden is 2 and had to have his leg amputated because of a birth defect.
This video shows him taking his first steps! About halfway through he declares, "I got this...