|Brody & Cam|
"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." ~Helen Keller
|Cam & Miss Cathy, teacher's aide|
Friday was a half day and Jane picked up her son from school a bit early so they could attend Miss Amanda's Awards Ceremony for college graduation. We had never been to the Cornerstone University Chapel and it was a beautiful setting for the hour long event. Amanda was graduating Cum Laude and Cam listened intently waiting to hear her name called. Of course, there was a request to hold applause until everyone was announced. Cam couldn't quite contain his excitement and the most important outcome was that Amanda could hear him.
On Saturday, we headed out to the West Michigan Miracle League for Cam's 11:15 ballgame. Home Depot volunteers were in view and the helper who assisted our ball player last year found Cam again to hang out with him. Catherine also mentioned that she sees Chris and his son at Home Depot when they are gathering materials for different projects.
Oma and Opa watched their grandson play and proudly saw him cross home plate twice.
After the game, we headed back to Cam's place for a tasty lunch of burgers and hot dogs. Jane and Oma opened gifts from each other in honor of Mother's Day. We know Cam is blessed to have such a loving grandma and Jane is equally blessed to have such a wonderful mom.
On Sunday, after Cam woke up, Chris and his son made a request for Cam's mom to go back to bed. She gladly resigned. The next thing Jane knew, it was 8am and Cam was asking her to come to the kitchen.
When she arrived, she was presented with two hanging flower baskets, a delicious 'take out' breakfast from one of our favorite places, Sundance, and a Starbuck's coffee. And another treat was a musical playlist put together by Cam and his dad. A song none of us had never heard before: "Mom" by Meghan Trainor was included in the variety. The lyrics in part: "You might have a mom, She might be the bomb, But ain't nobody got a mom like mine. Her love's till the end, She's my best friend..." It's a very catchy tune and Cam thinks it's so good, he's been playing it over and over on Alexa.
The boys also surprised Miss Patti by dropping off a breakfast treat for her too and saying "Happy Mother's Day" to a great mom!
Sunday afternoon, Cam supervised Chris taking down a diseased tree.
Jane's son requested that together they needed to clean out the flower pots so "we can get ready to make it look like spring, Mom!"
At school, Cam made a Mother's Day card and this video was uploaded to a school app for parents on Sunday.
"I made all of the words, Mom, and my teacher put it up on the screen for me."
"Thanks, Cam. Without you, I wouldn't even be able to celebrate Mother's Day!"