March 14th marked Timmy's 7th year discharge anniversary from the NICU after 4 1/2 long months.
This year Timmy's heart wasn't much into painting the ceiling tile. Timmy fell asleep on the way to the hospital, so his nap was interrupted. The event was held in the new Women's and Children's Hospital lobby this year. The room had an echo, which Timmy doesn't like. The echo is worse when children are talking loudly or crying. This upset Timmy so we had to leave early. Emily had fun though. The entertainment this year included The Panther's Cheerleaders, a clown, stories read by Two Sisters Bookery, and dancers from Danzquest. There was also a booth set up for face painting, hair styling and fingernail painting.
The theme throughout the hospital is Ocean scenery. Timmy chose to paint a crab. Look at him. Even though his heart wasn't completely into the painting, he did a GREAT job holding the paint brush, while Merry held his wrist and guided his hand/arm to help him paint.
Emily chose to paint a Dolphin. She did a Wonderful job as well. Emily isn't a creative or artistic child. Coloring and painting are activities, which Emily finds to be too restrictive. She had much rather be outside running and playing, swinging or riding her scooter.
Below are a few pictures of our little Diva after she had her face painted, fingernails painted and glitter sprayed into her hair.