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Holidays, Page 2

Arboretum Trip

The weather is still magical for mid-February (we didn’t freeze this weekend even a little bit, unlike other years). So for Family Day Monday we took Devon to the Arboretum to play with his cousin, William. And boy did they play! The ground was still sloshy, but the boys spend …

Butterfly party

We took Devon to the butterfly conservatory a bunch of times already, but each time we go it’s still like a toddler rock concert — two straight hours of non-stop shouting and jumping for joy. This family day trip to see butterflies was super-special because we got to see grandma …

Happy New Year

We got a ton of snow leading up to New Year’s day. Some of the snow piles were as high as Devon, which really stumped our stomping toddler. We spent a lovely weekend sledding with this little guy (and Ryder): After all the sledding, we went to celebrate the new …

2016

Devon turned two this year, and it’s so much fun to go places with him now. It’s amazing to see how he …

Santa Cookies

Santa is coming! We spent the last two days making cookies for Santa with grandma! We hope everyone has a lovely Christmas …

Christmas Cards

Holidays with a toddler are so hectic, we mostly gave up on Christmas cards for the last few years. This year though, …

Toddler Germs

It wouldn’t be a holiday if we weren’t all getting sick at the same time. Shauna came down with a bad cold …

Toronto Weekend

We spent the weekend in Toronto visiting grandpa Brent, who is resting up at Toronto General Hospital. Our hotel was a short …

Return of St. Nick

Devon was a train wreck last year when St. Nick came to see him for the first time. He was fighting off …

Christmas Bear

The Christmas aisles are a toddler trap. We got stuck for nearly 20 minutes in the shiny decoration aisle, while Devon writhed …