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 it was delightful. After Christmas songs we built a gingerbread house that magically held together for about 10 minutes. Devon helped by mostly eating all the candy, so …

Barbie

Devon asked what was my favourite toy growing up. “Barbie,” I said. “I used to knit them tiny outfits and blankies when I was your age.” Ever since he’s been fixated on getting a Barbie, and the Barbie Dreamhouse TV show only deepened his fixation. We were pretty excited he …

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 and Devon made the whole yard and house sparkly: We weren’t the only ones starting Christmas early. The Museum has a ‘Country Christmas’ celebration: they have horse rides, …

Sleeping with the sharks

Every few months, Ripley’s Aquarium has a “Sleeping with the Sharks” overnight trip. What they don’t tell you, however, is that there is generally very little sleeping (but lots of sharks). Devon has been looking forward to the sharks for weeks. “Are we sleeping with the sharks today?” he asked …

Almost Ski Season

First snow of the year! Winter is around the corner, and for once everyone at our house is excited for more snow …

Diet Dog

After her internal hemorrhaging last week, Ryder is on a special diet for delicate tummies. This makes her much hungrier than usual, …

Back home

Ryder is back home after a scary week and every day she’s doing a bit better. On Thursday we were worried we …

What a week!

Our furnace broke almost as soon as we got out of hospital a few days ago after Devon’s diagnosis with diabetes. And …

Sweetest Devon

Shauna took Devon for a quick checkup on Wednesday to figure out why he was chugging water like a fish. The doctor …