Holiday preview

by Jen Lee Reeves on December 22, 2008 · 3 comments

in Bike, Christmas08, December08, Holiday08, jordan, Prosthetic, Swimming, Travel

We made it to Florida! We also had a chance to celebrate an early Christmas with Jordan and Cameron’s Poppy and Grandma (aka my in-laws)! They had a ball opening gifts. We also got to drive long distances with the kids in the van — for the first time we had them sitting in different rows with two separate DVD players.

It changed EVERYTHING. Our drive was relatively peaceful… happy and enjoyable. I think we will travel this way from now on. It was too nice. No fighting and relatively few outburst from either kid.

I did figure out an additional way to help Jordan keep up with her toys without them all falling to her left side and she can’t reach it. It’s a soft tray that attaches with a belt behind her so it doesn’t fall down. She was able to play with smaller toys and eat food without losing stuff. I highly recommend it!!

Today we enjoyed a little time in my parents’ pool (it was freezing cold) and riding bikes. Jordan was exhausted but we did pull the bike arm out for a little while. Not long enough for her to be willing to let me leave and find a camera. She was exhausted by the end of the day and even fell asleep on the floor. Hopefully she’ll get a good night’s sleep so we can have a really fun day tomorrow!

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Student of Life December 23, 2008 at 4:37 am

Awesome! You guys have a fantastic time and a very merry Christmas. Will you be spending Jordan’s big girl birthday there, too?

NerdyMom December 23, 2008 at 10:11 pm

Merry Christmas to you too friend. We plan to celebrate Jordan’s birthday at Disney World one day early – complete with a trip to the Bibbidy Bobbidy Boutique for princess hair and a dinner at a nearby hotel for a Cinderella dinner. Cameron will want to puke but he’ll have to deal! 😉

twin power mommy December 29, 2008 at 10:36 am

That picture is awesome with Jordan showing off her gift.
Her face is always so full of expression!

Can’t wait to see more!!

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