Saturday, December 25, 2010

Kenneth's First Christmas (New Day South)

Well, its been a long week or two here in south China. Kenneth had surgery for his cleft lip and palate on the 15th, but after a few days at home, he developed a fever and respiratory issues and had to be admitted to our local hospital.

Although the hospital is maybe not the best place to spend Christmas, Kenneth didn't seem to mind and we all enjoyed our time together.

Kenneth hasn't learned how to smile again after his surgery, but now when he is happy, he shakes his head from side to side (so cute!) We are confident that his signature "Kenneth smile" will soon return, and when it does we'll do our best to capture and post it here for all to see.


  1. So sorry you had to spend Christmas in the hospital BUT!! I am so glad you got your lip repaired and look at all that hair!! You are really looking good Kenneth! You are a real sweet baby boy! - YeYe

  2. Your pictures are so precious! So glad your are recovering well and hope to return home soon! Hope you had a great Christmas even though you were in the hospital!

  3. We're praying for all of you! Kenneth you look so sweet! You may not smile with your mouth yet but your little eyes just sparkle!
    We love yall!

  4. Precious boy! So sad that he had to spend his first Christmas in the hospital, but thankful that he had loving arms to snuggle him while he was sick! And his lip looks GREAT!!!