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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 it was delightful. After Christmas songs we built a gingerbread house that magically held together for about 10 minutes. Devon helped by mostly eating all the candy, so …

Barbie

Devon asked what was my favourite toy growing up. “Barbie,” I said. “I used to knit them tiny outfits and blankies when I was your age.” Ever since he’s been fixated on getting a Barbie, and the Barbie Dreamhouse TV show only deepened his fixation. We were pretty excited he …

Almost Ski Season

First snow of the year! Winter is around the corner, and for once everyone at our house is excited for more snow — we’ve been getting ready for our ski season for a while now. We picked up our ski passes back in October and last week we scored some …

Diet Dog

After her internal hemorrhaging last week, Ryder is on a special diet for delicate tummies. This makes her much hungrier than usual, …

Back home

Ryder is back home after a scary week and every day she’s doing a bit better. On Thursday we were worried we …

Sweetest Devon

Shauna took Devon for a quick checkup on Wednesday to figure out why he was chugging water like a fish. The doctor …

Snake Hike

Junior Kindergarten is still hard. Devon is so exhausted that Shauna and I talked about pulling him out of JK and signing …

Potato Harvest

Devon planted and tended the potatoes plants in our front yard the entire summer: He did an amazing job gardening: last evening …

Weekend, Finally

Devon finished his first full week of Junior Kindergarten, and he was so tired by Friday that he could barely keep his …