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Happy 4th Birthday in Heaven Kyra

I LOVED Kyra’s birthday. I loved celebrating the day she was born, the day she entered our world, and honoring HER. Kyra always made me laugh, and her curiosity and excitement for what would come next made each day brighter. Kyra came into our world in a complete whirlwind. I had a complication and, within … Read moreHappy 4th Birthday in Heaven Kyra

Kyra’s Irish Eyes Were Always Smiling

Kyra had the most gorgeous blue eyes. They were a soft blue. They were always dancing, and you would see her eyes light up when she was exploring something new, conquering a new challenge, or just happy to see someone. It was so amazing to watch her conquer her toddler world with excitement and amazement. … Read moreKyra’s Irish Eyes Were Always Smiling

Christmas in Heaven

Christmas would have been one of Kyra’s favorite holidays. You see, before she was taken, Kyra had been watching Elmo Christmas specials for months. She knew every song by heart and would sing along. We would get some odd looks in June and July when we would be in the supermarket or playground and she … Read moreChristmas in Heaven

Kyra’s First Day of Preschool

  Today, should have been Kyra’s first day of preschool. Over the last few weeks, I have seen pictures of my friends’ children on their first day. These parents are celebrating milestones with their children – how old they are, what grade they are in, what they want to be when they grow up. And, … Read moreKyra’s First Day of Preschool

Do You Believe in Angels?

Kyra’s passing has been so hard to process. There are days when I simply cannot comprehend the depth of her loss…so you can imagine how difficult it has been responding to her friends who keep asking the questions, “Where is Kyra?” “Can Kyra play?” But there has been solace from her friends’ questions, too. Below … Read moreDo You Believe in Angels?

Remembering Baby Natalee

by Jacqueline Franchetti Today, on the eve of marking nine months of being without my sweet baby Kyra, I find myself heartbroken and troubled. Over the last few months, I have been sharing parts of my story and Kyra’s story. I have been posting about familicides in the hopes of raising awareness of these horrific … Read moreRemembering Baby Natalee

Blow Kisses

by Jacqueline Franchetti Kyra loved to blow kisses. It was the way we always said good-bye. When I left for work, she would look out the window and we would blow kisses at each other. When she Face-Timed her grandparents, her family and her friends, she would close by saying “bye” and blowing kisses. It … Read moreBlow Kisses

The Kyra Franchetti Foundation Is Now Accepting Tax Deductible Donations

To all of Kyra’s supporters, Thank you for your love and encouragement. No words can adequately express how much your support means to me and to my family. Your generosity has lifted our spirits in so many ways. I am very proud to let you know that we are closing Kyra’s GoFundMe account. We are … Read moreThe Kyra Franchetti Foundation Is Now Accepting Tax Deductible Donations