Saturday, May 2, 2009

WCEL fundraiser and video

Tonight I am speaking at a fundraiser for Whatcom Center for Early Learning. WCEL is a local "birth to three" early intervention provider. Therapists came to our house several times a week for therapy, and we visited the center every Monday for a wonderful special needs playgroup. Often times, Max was too fragile and simply had too much equipment to go "TO" therapy...so having home visits was awesome.

I am looking forward to discussing the tremendous impact of their intervention and support...and also bragging a bit about Mighty Max! :)

Below is our video that will be shown...hope you enjoy! Max gives me his approval with the sweetest smile every time he has watched it. :)

14 comments:

hannah m said...

Oh my goodness, Amy. Absolutely lovely. All teary eyed over here. What a beautiful journey you're on with Mighty Max.

(Your blog has been bringing on a lot of happy teary moments lately :-))

Amy, Mike and Ben Russo said...

Love it, love it, love it! The last picture is my favorite of you two. You will be great giving your speech! And I also wanted to tell you how excited we are for your morning the other day!! Truly amazing Mr. Max. You are going to be running the show before too long.

The Claytons said...

Awesome video! Tears in my eyes! Amazing little boy - Mighty Max!!


Kim

~K said...

I love it! Wow. The ABCs are amazing! You and Max are so AMAZING!

Love, Kim and Nora

Eva Nichole said...

Ok I have tears coming out of my eyes like crazy!! I am so proud of you Maxwell you are so awesome at everything you do. We are in aww of you everyday we see your adorable sweet face.
Hugs,
Crystal and Eva

Elizabeth, Jackson and Thomas said...

that was AMAZING...what a great "capture" of the last 3+ years! so many memories flood back with each picture! tonight is going to be a huge hit...especially with that video leading the way! :) E

Carolyn said...

WOW, the tears are flowing. All the pictures brought back memories of all your previous blogs. You are Incredible Amy and you and Mighty Max certainly are a team.
Love you both,
Carolyn in WV

Ruthie said...

Wonderful. Max is doing so many amazing things here lately that sometimes I forget what it use to be like for the two of you. I know you guys don't forget, but that was really a wonderful reminder of how awesome he really is. Thanks for sharing it.

Jennifer said...

Amy and Max - wow, what a miraculous journey the two of you have been on. This video brought back so many memories to me of the different challenges you both have faced - and conquered. Also brought tears. Tears of joy - because Amy, you are a true testimony to a mother's love. I know there have been days (weeks, months?) when you might have wondered, but I know that you know - that God does not give us more than we can handle. He had YOU picked out special to be exactly the mommy that Max needs. I pray that you continue to look to HIM for the strength that you need to face each new day and each new challenge, and that you always remember to celebrate! The two of you are such a team, and add God in there and the verse, a cord of three strands (you, Max and God) cannot easily be broken. Blessings to you my friend. And hugs for both of you.

Kristi said...

What a wonderful video, Amy!
So full of pride, joy, accomplishments and promise! I just loved watching it!

And, Mr. Mighty Max... what an incredible morning you had the other day! Just like a soldier... accomplishing more by 9am than most people do all day! HA! :-)

Meril said...

Amy - so sorry to have missed the show..... Wow. I so love my job! What a total privilege to have you both in my life - up the street, in my town, at work, and to have watched Max since he was so little...... I still vividly remember the first day you came to WCEL with Max. You were so terrified, and we were so smitten! Glad you kept coming.
Love yous!

Ang said...

I can't believe how much has changed since I've met him. how much he's grown..How much he has accomplished. Overwhelming. Tears slipping. AMAZING..BREATHTAKING..

Eva and her 'rents said...

Oh Amy, this is just beautiful. You and Max are an amazing, awe inspiring little family. I am blessed to know you.

mama to jayna and ryen said...

Love this video. Watching Max walk at the end made me cry.