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Batman!

Devon’s favorite superhero is Lego Batman. The Batman cartoon is still too scary for him to watch, but Netflix has a re-remix of Batman using Legos that’s mesmerizing to toddlers. “Who do you want to be when you grow up, Devon?” “Lego Batman.” So it goes. Last weekend we found …

Cookie Cutters

I usually try to cut Devon’s hair myself because I’m, umm, price conscious. But this is a special haircut: Devon is having his school photos taken this week and we can’t wait several months for his hair to even out. Shauna insisted we take him to a ‘real’ hair cutting …

Party in the Palliative Suite

After moving from the ICU in Owen Sound to the palliative suite in Southampton, Grandpa Brent started feeling much better. As an added bonus, the palliative suite is huge and well appointed — it has a beer fridge, kitchenette, and comfy seating. You can basically run circles in the room. …

Easter Trip

After spending a week apart, it was nice to go on a little trip together over the holidays to visit family. Devon …

New Dino Friend

We got a new dino friend at the museum this weekend. It was a good time to get a new cuddly friend …

Holy Cow

All week was freezing, so we got Devon a bouncing cow so he could play inside. Bounce, bounce, bounce is all he …

Marbles

We were all pretty sick this weekend. Luckily, we had marbles to keep us entertained: The marble run is fun for the …

Crocodile 

The crocodile I found by the side of the road is now Devon’s favourite toy: it bites noses, eats his food, swims …

Snow!

The weekend brought all the weather. On Saturday, it was so nice out that Devon spent the whole morning in the yard …

Bubbles everywhere

Devon’s favourite toys right now are pieces of paper, rubber spatulas, egg cartons, dead grass, dirt. Most of the fancy toys we …