TJ’s Blog2020-12-15T16:21:50+00:00
Oct13, 2022

Country Music Singer and Recording Artist Monique McCall Releases 2ND CHANCE Song Inspired by Best-Selling Book LIVE LIKE SEAN

Country music singer Monique McCall released her brand-new song 2ND CHANCE, inspired by the best-selling & award-winning book, LIVE LIKE SEAN: IMPORTANT LIFE LESSONS FROM MY SPECIAL-NEEDS SON by TJ Nelligan. Upon hearing TJ's story about his special-needs son Sean, Monique was so moved that she put his life lessons to music as another way to inspire others to live life to its fullest. NORTH PALM BEACH, FLA. (PRWEB) AUGUST 11, 2022 Country Music Singer, Songwriter [...]

Jun27, 2022

2nd Chance

It has been over a week since the audiobook, Live Like Sean, was released, and again, I am humbled by the response. Hearing Sean’s stories may be even more powerful than just reading them. When you hear Jack Ford’s recognizable voice, these stories truly come to life. A former colleague of mine even remarked that she felt like she could look over and see Sean's grin as he talked about a Yankees' win or hear [...]

Jun20, 2022

To Be Heard

Shortly after I decided to write Live Like Sean, I was asked by Sean's best friend Bobby Fredericks if an audio version of the book would be available. Honestly, the thought had not occurred to me as I was so focused on my grief and my ability to get my thoughts down on paper (with my co-author Theresa DiGeronimo's help, of course). However, the more I thought about it, I knew we absolutely needed to create [...]

Jan20, 2022

Living & Loving in 2022

Many say a new year brings new beginnings and new opportunities. I am very excited about what is in store for me in 2022, but it is certainly bittersweet. Each new year is one year more that Sean is not with us. Last year at this time, I was preparing for the launch of Live Like Sean: Important Life Lessons from My Special-Needs Son, my memoir to my son, who I still miss so much every [...]

Jun16, 2021

A Truly Sad Day

As we approach the two-year anniversary of Sean’s death, I am still in disbelief that he is gone. So much has happened since that fateful Father’s Day morning in 2019. Some days it feels like ten years have passed since we were together. Then I see something that reminds me of Sean, the emotions come rushing back, and I feel like it was just yesterday that he was here. I know you never get over [...]

Apr10, 2021

Happy Birthday Sean

Today would have been Sean’s 31st birthday. Most likely, we would have spent the day at a Yankees’ game or possibly riding bikes down the shore. There most definitely would have been cake, and smiles, and laughter, and did I mention cake. This year, similar to last year, there will be less laughter and smiles as we continue to miss Sean dearly. However, there is a reason to put a smile on our faces, and [...]



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