In this excerpt from “With Love and Laughter, John Ritter,” she writes candidly of the effect that Ritter’s sudden passing had on her and their 5-year-old daughter. Not only was it our daughter Stella’s fifth birthday, but it was only a few days into her first real week of school.
In fact, it was the first day that we parents were expected to drop our kids off instead of walking them in and hovering.
While some lag behind mourning such loss till their time arrives, others put their bitter past behind and move on to discover the love and life partner in another being.
Similarly, an American film and television actress, Amy Yasbeck , who is a widow of her ex-husband John Ritter, has found her love again.
On this particular afternoon, our imaginations extended past the daytime housewife hours and we all seemed to be living with our babies in some kind of kibbutz.