Wednesday, May 16, 2012

So Thankful!

Today Nathan is home sick from school and I titled my post "So Thankful".


A year ago Nathan would not have been able to tell us he was sick.  He would have woken up crying and looking around - desperate for us to understand what was going on.

This morning he woke up - tears in his eyes - and signed to us he was sick and his tummy hurt. So for that, I 'm thankful.  He was able to convey what was bothering him.


Monday, May 14, 2012

I'll take the small steps!

For Mothers Day my family went to a local park for an afternoon picnic.  My nieces took Emily and Nathan to play at the playground.   Nathan asked for help!  This is HUGE for him.  He put together a sentence all on his own (no copy signing) and used his voice.  For someone other than Mommy or Daddy!

"Can I have help, please". 

Yeah!  So proud of him.  He has come so far in a year since implant!


Saturday, May 5, 2012

He said "I WUV YOU"

Last night as I tucked Nathan into bed I leaned over and did what I've done countless times.  I turned his head and said into his Cochlear Implant ~ I love you.
Much to my surprise he turned my head and said so very clearly into my ear "I WUV YOU"!  I quickly said my good nights and slipped from the room before he could notice the tears forming in my eyes.
Nathan tells me all the time he loves me....signs it to me.  He is an affectionate little guy.  Telling me he loves me is nothing new.

Saying it was!

Be still my heart.  This Mommy is overwhelmed.


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Love this video

Someday I hope and pray that Nathan will be able to understand this my head I know he will, but my hearts wants it sooner for him.  It is beautiful.