Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Drake's Special Day

Since we are still short a nurse, Mimi has been coming weekly to help out. She especially tries to be here for Fridays, while Brian is gone at work. We are extremely grateful for her help and generosity. Kennedy kept saying that she wanted to go to Mimi & Poppy's house so we told her she could go. Mimi was already planning on coming back on Sunday to help us on Monday; therefore, Kennedy's little vacation was only for 2 nights. She has stayed with Mimi & Poppy many times before while Drake was hospitalized, but this was the first time while we were all here at home. She definitely had fun, but they said she was getting a little home sick. We were getting a little missing Kennedy blues, too!

It was high time Drake was able to enjoy a special outing with mommy & daddy that didn't involve hospitals or doctors. We took him out on our friends' boat, and Drake did absolutely amazing! He seemed to really enjoy the fresh air and change of pace. It was wonderful being able to share an experience that we love with our little boy. Next time we will take both kids, but it was nice to be able to focus solely on Drake during this first endeavor. 

Drake is doing really well with his therapies and vent trials. We are hopeful this summer will be full of many more experiences and fun family activities. 

1st Time on a Boat!

One cool kid!

On the boat dock ready to go!

Gait Trainer!

Fun times at Mimi & Poppy's!

Fun with cousins!

A little shoe help.

Daddy's biggest fan at his softball game :)

Enjoying the game!

Team work! Well, Kennedy put the peices in and Harper took them out.