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July 2015, Page 2

Slide down

Over the past few weeks Devon figured out most of the playground equipment at the park near our house. He loves climbing stairs, swinging and wiggling on various bouncy animals. And while he felt slides were neat, he couldn’t quite figure out how they work. Until now. Yesterday he started …

Toothbrushing

Now that Devon has painfully grown nearly a dozen teeth, we started washing them with a tiny rubber toothbrush that goes on top of our fingers. Predictably, he hates it. He much prefers to use one of our own toothbrushes in a bucket in the back yard to brush his …

Like a wet cat

Devon has been and incredibly robust baby until we put him into contact with other children. Last week we were travelling and he started running a fever — for three days we had the crankiest baby ever.  Then the fever turned into a rash that covered his whole body, and …

Pool Party

It’s finally hot out. The dog spends most of her day lying in the shade, and all the windows in the house …

Numa Numa

“Our neighbourhood is full of numa numa trees”, I told Shauna. “Numa numa trees?” she asked. “They’re the trees in this super …