Birthday Donations/Children Helping Children Part 2

We continue to be incredibly humbled by the dozens of people who have chosen to turn their special birthday into a fundraising opportunity for GSF. Some have done big things for milestone birthdays (like Julie’s 40th and Mia’s 30th), hosting parties at restaurants or bars and asking all their friends to donate to GSF instead […]

ONE WEEK LEFT: Beb-e-ssentials Birthday Bash

Whew – where did the month go? There is only one week left in October, which means only one week left to be part of Beb-e-ssentials Birthday Bash for Gwendolyn! These fabulous ladies have turned their entire business over to increasing SMA awareness and funding and we are simply blown away by them on a […]

Birthday Bonanza Final Giveaway and Beb-e-ssentials Birthday Bash

Whew! What a month! Thank you all so very much for your kindness and generosity, your thoughtful notes to Gwendolyn for her birthday, the special cards and gifts you have sent, your donations to our $36 for 36 campaign, and your continual cheerleading and support of our little girl! To be surrounded by such positivity […]

Gwendolyn’s 3rd Birthday: Disneyland!

Where do we even begin… Disneyland was an absolutely amazing experience for Gwendolyn (and us, too)!!! To see the imaginative world through the eyes of your child is incredible…for any parent…and for us, well, it was everything — surreal!!! There isn’t really a ONE thing that stands out as the best — it was more […]

Happy 3rd Birthday Gwendolyn

My dearest Gwendolyn, You are my darling buttercup my little miss sparkle my sunshine my breath my light You are goodness and grace courage and resilience laughter and love You are all that is right in the world and all that is rare the glittering sun rising a special rainbow glimpse the dew drop on […]

Birthday Bonanza Final Giveaway and the Fun Continues!!!

We are ending Gwendolyn’s 3rd Birthday Bonanza with a BANG! This has been so much fun and so exciting each week! I wish we could give something to everyone for participating…hmmm…need to think on this! I want to give a big thank you to all the wonderful companies who wanted to be part of Gwendolyn’s […]

Birthday, Birthday, Birthday and Gratitude

Only a few more days until little Miss Sparkle’s BIG day! And it is definitely birthday madness around here. Every day more cards, packages, and $36 for 36 Months donations arrive from all the amazing people who love our little princess. (THANK YOU! THANK YOU!) We are busily organizing our trip to Disneyland — yes, […]

Gwendolyn’s Birthday Bonanza Giveaway #3: My Bunny and Me

Only one more week until Miss Gwendolyn’s BIG 3rd birthday! We are so excited!!! And we are having so much fun sharing the celebration with all of you! I can’t believe my little baby is almost THREE!!! 36 Months = 3 Years! Where has the time gone? And I know I’ve posted this video already, […]

Gwendolyn’s Birthday Bonanza Giveaway #2: Bella Claire Baby Bloomers

Drum roll please….the winner of the “Gwendolyn Necklace” by Cristina Ashley Designs is… Ann Walker! Ann is going to give her necklace to Molly, who lost her daughter, June, to SMA. We are so happy for her to win this and we know Molly will love it. Congratulations Ann! (Be sure to send me an […]

Gwendolyn’s Birthday Bonanza Giveaway #1: Cristina Ashley Designs

Yes, a giveaway! A 3rd Birthday Bonanza Giveaway! And you are ALL eligible to win! Remember in this post last week, I mentioned there would be fun things all month long leading up to (and beyond) Gwendolyn’s official big October 4th birthday? Well, today is the first giveaway in honor of Gwendolyn’s upcoming 3rd birthday […]