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Selfie Drone

I’ve been bugging Shauna for a long time to get us a selfie stick, but she had some hesitations. “Selfie sticks are the stupidest thing ever and everyone will laugh at you,” she said. So instead of a selfie stick, I found a selfie drone. It’s magical: it takes off …

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 …

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 …

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 …