Well, I am feeling a little peer pressure tonight to do a Thankful Sunday post as my blog friends Stephanie and Kele have done one and I really like the idea. I can't seem to get consistent with it but I guess it is okay even if I only do it once in a while.
I am thankful that Jax has Lacey for a mother. This poor little guy is fighting another big battle and is currently in the PICU. His mom is so brave and knows what he needs and how to do it for him more than anyone I know. Please pray for him to get better soon.
I am thankful for the wonderful Sanchez family who has decided to adopt Sophia from the Ukraine. As some of you may remember, she was one of the two little girls that I had fallen in love with from Reece's Rainbow and even sponsored on the Christmas Angel Project. I am so excited to be able to follow along on their journey and can't wait until they can get her home.
I am thankful that my daughter, Abbey, and her friends decided they wanted to do something to help their school. They had a bake sale at one of the local golf courses one day and made $100 which they donated to the school to use to buy some new recess equipment. Our school honors kids who do something for the community by putting their handprints on the "Lasting Impressions" wall.
I am thankful for my blogging friends. Most of them are so much better at putting their feelings about having a child with Down syndrome into words than I am. I get inspired every time I read someone's story, even a small one, about something they have gone through or experienced (both good and bad). Even the one's who are currently going or have been through chemo because their child was one of the kiddos who were unlucky enough to get leukemia. I know full well that this is a journey that I could be on anytime and it helps to know what to expect and not feel like you are going in blindly.
I am thankful that my poor husband made it home safely tonight. He has just started working day shift again which means getting up at 3:45am and had a hard time getting to sleep early last night because he was used to staying up late. As he made the 70 mile trek home tonight (yes, he drives 70 miles each way to work) he said that he had a VERY hard time staying awake which scares me!! Hopefully he will adjust soon. We are seriously considering moving closer as that drive is just ridiculous for him. We just hate to move the kids AGAIN!!
I am sure there are many more things to be thankful for but I probably should go tend to my family ......which of course I am thankful for :)
***does anyone know why sometimes blogger won't separate the paragraphs once I hit post even though they are separated when I am typing them. Also, why can't I move my pictures around????