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Birthdays and Alligators

Shauna celebrated her birthday last week and we had a few get-togethers to celebrate. As always, Devon (whose birthday is not for another month) ended up getting far more gifts than Shauna, and then proceeded to appropriate most of Shauna’s gifts as well. He was especially thrilled with the alligator …

Lego Fun

Devon got some proper Lego blocks over the holidays from his great-grandma. He’s still learning how to play with the blocks — luckily, Shauna is a Lego wizard and built trucks, boats, houses, and a whole dragon for Devon to play with. The dragon goes around chewing all the other …

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 …

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 …

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 …