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April 2015

First Year

Devon is turning one tomorrow! We can hardly believe it.  Everyone says that the first years go by the quickest, but time really seems to go at warp speed when you’re sleep deprived. We were in love with Devon as soon as we met him a year ago, and our …

Raised garden beds

We experimented with growing veggies in our yard for the last couple of years, and we’ve had some successes, but also a lot of failures. The abundant squash, potatoes and sunflower have been delightful: they allowed us to not only feed ourselves for weeks at a time, but to also …

Play time

We started taking Devon to the neighbourhood park this week. The park is always full of kids for him to watch and …

What does Devon eat?

Shauna has been a vegetarian for a long time, and by extension so was Devon when he was inside her belly. Now …

Sunburns

We’ve been outside so long this weekend the whole family has tiny sunburns. So much sunshine! Devon has been helping with the …

Going places

Now that the weather is nicer, we started taking Devon riding around town in his little bike trailer. We haven’t been too …

Standing!

And just like that, Devon decided to stand by pulling himself up on the furniture. He just started to crawl two months …

Easter

We went on a road trip to see family over Easter. Devon got so many car toys! He’s still learning how to …

Bubbles everywhere

Devon’s favourite toys right now are pieces of paper, rubber spatulas, egg cartons, dead grass, dirt. Most of the fancy toys we …