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St. Nick

Devon has been a good boy all year. Look: So St. Nick brought him a ukulele this morning. And we’ve been enjoying his renditions of ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ all day. It’s been amazing:

Easter Trip

After spending a week apart, it was nice to go on a little trip together over the holidays to visit family. Devon was itching to go for a ride in the rental car: The trip was fun. Devon got to play with farm equipment and practice his flying skills:   …

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, …

Toddler Christmas

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

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 …

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 …

Thanks!

Devon got to go to three Thanksgivings feasts this year, which is three times the fun! While we struggled with some runny …

Easter Bunny

Devon had a great Easter — the bunny followed him everywhere he went, and he’s only now coming down from the chocolate …