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Giftmas

Devon tried hard to be a good boy this year. “But my brain is still growing,” he says, repeating an article on prefrontal cortex development we read together. “Sometimes I’m not good at making decisions.” Despite being sometimes bad, he still got a sledful of toys from Santa. His biggest …

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 night in Port Elgin and didn’t stop until everything was covered in a foot of snow. “Santa should have no problem flying his sleigh now,” we told Devon. …

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 to look for them. We took him to the Huron Natural Area, a neat wilderness area right outside Kitchener. Not many birds showed up for our bird count, …

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 …

Fa La La

As soon as December started we decided it was time to decorate. We started by decorating Devon and Ryder first: Then Shauna …

Happy Holidays

We stayed home for Christmas this year, and it was pretty lovely. Not having anywhere to go, we had a few days …

Holiday Cheer

Christmas came to our house suddenly last weekend. Devon (and the cat) helped us bring up the ornaments from storage and set …

Toddler Christmas

Devon had a pretty amazing Christmas: he got hugs, cookies, visits with all his grandparents and some pretty cool toys that will …

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, …