forgive the quality of this shot, i didn't realize my camera was on a funky setting. this crazy child has been so excited to be outside riding his scooter the last few weeks. and even more excited to learn that colby's nifty bike helmet was too small for colby anymore, so passed down to caleb. (i found rebekah one at a garage sale) he rides the scooter literally all day long, so wears this helmet for hours at a time. and on wednesday, i firmly believe it saved his life. now, i know you must be thinking that he fell outside and got some horrible road rash. you would be mistaken. we got a very nice big pool table last year, and our children use it as a high playing platform for all their coolest toys. they stand on it, dance on it, and most fun, jump off of it. well, i'm not sure exactly how it happened, but this little man was playing on the pool table, and i was in the other room. the next thing i know, he comes running in hysterical telling me he fell down and hit his head. nathan goes to inspect the scene, and the top of the helmet has literally cracked off. he hit his head so hard on the ground, falling backwards off of the pool table, that he cracked the top of the helmet and it split off. i cannot even imagine, nor do i want to, what would have happened to my sweet little boy if he had not been wearing that helmet at that time. brain damage, possibly even death from a head injury that severe. i am so grateful that i have a kooky kid that enjoys wearing his helmet. i think i will make him wear it all the time!!
He's a college student now
6 days ago