One of my favorite things about the monitor is that I sometimes get a glimpse of his and Evie's conversations. I often will hear a little voice come through on the monitor, and I'll peek my head out of the shower to see her sitting next to his bed on a stool (or maybe ON his bed) talking away. Sometimes they talk about what's on TV. Sometimes they talk about the Disney princesses and which one has the best hair. Or she explains to him the difference between a pegasus pony and a regular pony.
Sometimes Jeff will request a snack, and Evie will pitter patter into the kitchen, come back with said snack, and feed him while they watch TV together. It's really, really cute.
Watching Jeff and Evie interact since the accident has been both joyous and heartbreaking. I've witnessed such a transformation in Evie from the first time she saw him after his injury to now. Initially she was shy and scared of the tubes. But as Jeff began to heal, and especially when he could talk again, her timidness and fear melted away. Now he's just regular old Dad. When she comes home from school, she goes up to Jeff, and hugs his arm. Sometimes so tightly she shakes. She gives his hand a little kiss then runs down the hall to change her clothes.