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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 …

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 — we’ve been getting ready for our ski season for a while now. We picked up our ski passes back in October and last week we scored some …

Adventures with Low Blood Sugar

Since Devon was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes we haven’t had to change much of what we do with him: he still eats the same food, acts the same way, and plays outside with us. He just gets poked occassionally. This weekend, however, we went hiking and had our first …

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 …

Sweetest Devon

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

Snake Hike

Junior Kindergarten is still hard. Devon is so exhausted that Shauna and I talked about pulling him out of JK and signing …

Potato Harvest

Devon planted and tended the potatoes plants in our front yard the entire summer: He did an amazing job gardening: last evening …

Weekend, Finally

Devon finished his first full week of Junior Kindergarten, and he was so tired by Friday that he could barely keep his …

First Week of School

Devon was so excited to start “big boy school” that he leaped out the door on his first day of Junior Kindergarten: …