Monday, December 1, 2008

small is in the mind of the beholder....

small accomplishments happen every day for children and we as parents get the
privledge of observing them....but for a parent of a special needs child, there's
NO SUCH THING as a SMALL accomplishment!!!!
hence these photos....see a little man decorating his Christmas tree, but
independently stops to say "CHEESE", who wasn't even speaking six short months
ago! see a little boy in a santa hat patiently posing for photos who wouldn't look
into a camera for years and didn't like having his picture taken...or a little boy who's
favorite "rudolph the red-nosed reindeer" train passes by unblocked by fences
once put up in front of them because he now has the patience and maturity to just
sit and watch it without breaking it!

yes people, small does not begin to describe these every day occurances, call
them miracles if you would because they are! the blessed Christmas season has