I haven't really been able to write much in a while. Things are always quite hectic around here. Sometimes just trying to balance my own needs, Scott's needs, our home, and of course Sam, can get a bit crazy. So when I have to prioritize, the Blog doesn't really take a front seat. I apologize if I just start writing about how frustrated I am without letting everyone know what positives are going on as well. But as my late Grandma Nettie use to say "If you don't like it, don't eat it."
Sam is an amazing baby. He is deeply intuitive and incredibly strong. Sam is also very intelligent. He is playing ball rolling it back and forth, in the best way that he can. He says "go" better and better everyday given a "ready... set..." cue. He is socially smiling now very easily and he rolls to me for comfort when he doesn't want to be annoyed by someone else (Grandpa Dave). My cousin Oren is visiting with us from Israel and we took Sam to the Aquarium yesterday. Sam was completely enamoured with the sharks and the fish in the tanks. But he really showed a special interest in the sharks. In my professional opinion this is a clear sign of cognitive ability. Unfortunately Sam's physical ability is really delayed and it impedes on what he needs to learn and explore cognitively. Which means that I have to assist him with everything. I know, I know... he will get there. Well no one really knows that for sure. But what I do know is that if people keep telling me "oh don't worry Sam will surprise you," or " he will be fine," I am going to go postal. It is so unbelievably presumptuous for anyone to tell me that. Besides if I listened to all of the know it alls then what am I supposed to do sit around with my thumb up my rear and wait for it to happen. No! We have to keep doing what we are doing.
I will post more pictures soon. My camera has been kind of out of commission but now its working again so pictures will be coming around soon.