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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 in our neighbourhood were dry, and our trees were thinking about budding out. But winter did start two weeks ago, and Devon and I decided we had no …

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 …

2018

2017 was a crummy year, and we were looking forward to a more peaceful 2018. The year started out lovely enough: We …

Giftmas

Devon tried hard to be a good boy this year. “But my brain is still growing,” he says, repeating an article on …

White Christmas

The weather was so unseasonably warm this December, we weren’t expecting a white Christmas. But big, fluffy snow started coming down last …

Hello, Santa?

Devon called Santa from the Christmas village in Waterloo Park. Santa asked for cookies. Rudolf was also on the line and requested …

Christmas Bird Count

The Christmas Bird Count takes place every December, and because Devon loves birds it gave us a good reason to head outside …

School Concert

Devon had his first Christmas concert this week. All the young’uns in his class lined up to awkwardly sing Christmas Shark and …