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Car Care

It’s been a long winter for the cars too. The Cobalt started making terrible sounds, so Devon helped me change tires and clean out the cars. With his help (and some expensive repairs) the car is once more driving like new:

Back to winter

We were wrong about that whole spring thing. We got maybe two full days of spring this year, but they were lovely days. The temperature climbed to a balmy 17 degrees on Thursday and we all headed outside. Devon helped with the yard chores and got to ride his bike …

Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

We took Ryder for her first Easter egg hunt. It was a blistery day but Devon was really excited to help her find all the eggs filled with doggy treats. She didn’t need much help — she quickly sniffed what was going on and non-nonchalantly started to chomp down eggs …

Spring, finally

The last weeks of winter wore us down. Just when we thought we made it through, we all came down with tummy …

Birthdays and Alligators

Shauna celebrated her birthday last week and we had a few get-togethers to celebrate. As always, Devon (whose birthday is not for …

First Ski Trip

Devon was pretty excited to go skiing. Shauna had her doubts. “Mom said I’m going to slip off the ski lift and …

Feeling better

We’ve all been sick for two weeks straight. This weekend we started feeling well enough to venture outside. It’s almost spring — …

Wild Weather

We’ve been learning a lot about weather lately. The Waterloo Region Museum has an interactive wild weather exhibit where you can get …

Toboggan Day

We finally made it out to the big toboggan hill in our neighbourhood. Devon loved it. “Again, again,” he said. We got …

Shark Attack! Send Help!

Devon has turned his new big-boy bed into a ship. He’s the captain (and a pirate) and fights sharks on the open …