Camp Sunshine is a camp for families that have a child (or children) with cancer. In April (2010) we got to go! It was a lot of fun. We got to meet a lot of families and make a lot of friends there. They had so many activities that you could do! Like....fishing, boating, rock climbing, archery, kick ball, tennis, put-put, arts and crafts, cooking, gold panning, etc. They also had a swimming pool, zip line, horse back riding and pottery, but those weren't opened that time. They have a bunch of cabins for you to stay in, too. We stayed for 2 days and had a blast. Here are a few pictures..
Hope you enjoyed these! We had a great time at Camp Sunshine. :)
Last night my cousin, Bradley Tucker, graduated from high school! Congratulations! The graduation ceremony was a the ICHS football field and then after that, he had a graduation party! It lasted until midnight. It was a lot of fun!
Today we cleaned up around the house some, and then went over to our friends house to go swimming! I'm glad it is finally getting hot enough to swim. It's almost summer time! Can't believe it. :) Anyway, we had a fun time.
"Today is the day when bold kites fly, When cumulus clouds roar across the sky. When robins return, when children cheer, When light rain beckons spring to appear.
Today is the day when daffodils bloom, Which children pick to fill the room, Today is the day when grasses green, When leaves burst forth for spring to be seen." - Robert McCracken, Spring
I have been looking forward to this day ever since the first couple weeks of Winter(because cold weather in defiantly not my thing). The day when the sun would shine all day long with a little bit of breeze. The day when flowers & trees would be blooming and the bumble bees, butterfly's & dragonfly's would all be flying around..And now that day is finally here! It's a perfect day today (you know, the kind of day that makes you want to run bare-foot through a field of wild flowers singing to the top of your lungs? lol ;)).. It's the first day of SPRING!!!
AKA: Potato head. AKA: Mr. drool-a-lot. AKA: Mr. Cutest. ;)
My little baby brother is getting so big! He is already 5 months old! It makes me kind of sad that he is growing up so fast.
He started smiling about 2-3 months ago. Now he will coo, laugh & smile at you. It is so cute! Mama has just recently started giving him cereal in his bottles and he drinks it up like there is no tomorrow! He is also learning how to roll over. We have to be careful now when we put him in his bumbo or bouncy seat..he will try to kick himself out of there! :)
He is so super sweet and loves to be held and get attention. And..he LOVES watching T.V.! He will just sit there in his little walker in front of the T.V. and just stare and talk to it. It's the funniest thing! Yep, he is defiantly 100% boy. :)
...now if we can just find a way to keep him this little...
Things have been rather hectic around the Tucker home as of late. Homeschooling, church, hospital visits, school, hospital visits, church.. Well, I think you get the picture. ;)
Ida Marie got to come home from a 9 day visit to CHOA (Children's Health care Of Atlanta)on Thursday. She had to go by ambulance (Mama got to ride with her) on Tuesday night with a fever. One week after they left the rest of my family and I went to see them and spent the rest of the time with them up in Atlanta (the reason she had to stay so long was because her ANC numbers were too low to come home.). Now we are all home and Ida Marie is doing great.
(Ida Marie and Malachi riding in the wagon at CHOA.)
Ida Marie has been doing SO well with her chemo. The doctors say the her body is responding to the chemo, which is great. At first she couldn't walk, was sick with all the medicine and ill a lot of the time, but now she is walking (all by herself!) and talking and singing and is hardly ever sick from chemo-- thank the Lord for nausea medicine!
(Ida Marie with one of her fav. nurses, Katie. All of the nurses and doctors are SO super nice!!)
She is getting better with her doctor visits now. She is helping the nurses take her blood pressure, picking out which finger that she wants the little light to go on, etc. She is also smiling and singing (the "Itsy Bitsy Spider", "You are my Sunshine" and, "Amazing Grace") to everyone that passes her in the hospital halls :). This is a BIG improvement from her first couple of visits to the hospital when she cried and was scared at everything..The Lord is defiantly blessing her! And us, as well.
I am going to try to post more often! So, come back :) I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not on your own understanding. And in all thy ways acknowledge Him, and he shall direct your paths."
Hi! My name is Abi and I live in the peachy state of Georgia. I am a preachers daughter and, by His grace, child of the king! I have 2 wonderful parents & 7 siblings. My youngest sister has Leukemia. Although it has been tough at times, we are learning to put our full faith in Jesus and trust in Him for what we need. Thanks so much for stopping by the
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