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January 2019

Butterflies

It was too cold to spend too much time outside this weekend, so we went to see butterflies instead. In the winter, the butterfly conservatory always feels tropical and magical. Devon loved the trip: he got to hold stick bugs and butterflies and we got to snack on grasshoppers on …

Cozy Vortex

There’s nothing nicer during a polar vortex than being cozy. So this weekend we bundled up and headed to the Waterloo Region Museum. The Museum had a program where tots got to design their own special mug and cook up some hot coco to drink from the mug later. Devon …

Chicken Pox

On Monday morning Devon complained that bugs were biting his tummy. “It’s chicken pox,” Shauna said after having one look at the ‘bites’. “No way,” I said. “He’s vaccinated — the odds are 99 to 1 against it.” “It’s chicken pox,” the doctor said when she saw him the next …

Winter

After an unexpectedly mild December, we thought winter would never start: our local ski hill kept postponing its opening, all ice rinks …

RESP 2018 Update

This year we started teaching Devon about saving money, and he loves it. He grabs any coins or bills we give him …