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Video Shorts: Pets
Video Shorts: Pets

Oliver really can’t get enough singing right now. Here’s his version of “Pets” by Porno for Pyros…

Video Shorts: Hakuna Matata
Video Shorts: Hakuna Matata

Dana got a CD of classic Disney songs for the car. Oliver’s done pretty good at learning the songs. This one is one of his favs…

Video Shorts: Marker Man
Video Shorts: Marker Man

Not much I can say about this video without chuckling to myself….

Video Shorts: Oliver’s Valentine’s Day Present
Video Shorts: Oliver's Valentine's Day Present

Oliver received a leapfrog learning device from his Grandma and Papa for Valentine’s Day. This is him opening it.

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & forty-nine
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & forty-nine

Oliver and I took another visit to Grandma and Papa’s house – this time to celebrate my birthday. It’s been a great winter to head north because for the most part, the roads have been good and it’s nice to escape to some snow! We haven’t had much down here…

Video Shorts: Miscellaneous from Boxing Day
Video Shorts: Miscellaneous from Boxing Day

If you have a couple of minutes, here are a couple of cute videos of Oliver from Boxing Day….

oliver connell | day one thousand & ninety-nine
oliver connell | day one thousand & ninety-nine

Another year has past and another Lacelle family Christmas party is upon us. This year it was a little quieter than previous years, which made it a lot more cozy! Every year, Santa Claus makes a stop in Woodbridge for all the kids. Oliver loves…

Video Short: Oliver’s 3rd Birthday
Video Short: Oliver's 3rd Birthday

We didn’t take many photos on Oliver’s actual birthday but we did manage to get a couple of videos in. Oliver and I went to the grocery store the previous week and Oliver saw a cake with ice cream cones on the side. He said that was…

oliver connell | day one thousand & eighty-seven
oliver connell | day one thousand & eighty-seven

For Oliver’s 3rd birthday, Dana and I wanted to redo his bedroom. We knew we had stretched Oliver’s sleeping in a crib for as long as we could. It’s not very often that you hear of toddlers still sleeping in a crib by their third birthday…

oliver connell | day one thousand & seventy-nine
oliver connell | day one thousand & seventy-nine

We’ve been through three Autumns now with Oliver and this year we finally played in the leaves together! In previous years, it has just seemed like Oliver was (a) too young or (b) I was too late and the snow was…

Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude
Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude

A quick and painless video of Oliver dressed in his finest wearing my sunglasses. Oh the fun times we have with our kids!

oliver connell | day one thousand & sixty-six
oliver connell | day one thousand & sixty-six

Hallowe’en 2011. This year we expected Oliver to really “get it” and he didn’t disappoint. Right from the beginnings of October, when asked: “What would you like to be for Hallowe’en Oliver?” He would say: “A Snowman!” Yup, a snowman…

oliver connell | baghead
oliver connell | baghead

I find this video absolutely hilarious. Does that make me a bad parent?

Video Short: Oliver on a trampoline
Video Short: Oliver on a trampoline

Oliver visited our good friend Melissa’s house and she has a trampoline. Of course, Oliver LOVED it! She was kind enough to document the fun…

oliver connell | day nine hundred & eighty
oliver connell | day nine hundred & eighty

In August, Dana and I returned to our family cottage “Cedar Tip” to try another week of vacationing with Oliver. If you recall, the first trip was when Oliver was still quite young and unfortunately, it was…

oliver connell | day nine hundred & forty-four
oliver connell | day nine hundred & forty-four

Once again we celebrated Canada Day with our friends and old neighbours at the annual Rosedale Street Party. If you remember this is the day when Rosedale Ave. gets closed down for about 50+ kids…

oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-two
oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-two

Another Father’s Day has come and gone. Once again, the Ruprecht’s and the Connell’s got together in Port Severn at Mom & Dad Ruprecht’s place to celebrate Father’s Day. We spent a lot of the day…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & ninety-nine
oliver connell | day seven hundred & ninety-nine

Superbowl Sunday: the king of all sporting events. Many around the country and the world get together to eat, drink and watch some football. More and more Superbowl Sunday is less about…

Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver
Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver

If you’ve ever wondered what Oliver does during the day, here’s a quick video of some of the exciting things that keep him busy….

Video Short: Oliver Sings
Video Short: Oliver Sings

I guess you can’t really say this is a video of much because the “video” portion of this post doesn’t really mean anything. It’s a video of a baby monitor. Meh! But if you listen close enough…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-eight
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-eight

Today we have just a quick video of Oliver and Mum enjoying a few chocolate chip pancakes with some very juicy berries. From this video and all the chocolate on Oliver’s face, it looks like…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven

Being a photographer it’s important to stay up with the latest technologies. So, to be able to offer my clients a better finished product, it’s also important…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven

Boxing day saw Grandma and Papa come for a visit to celebrate Christmas with us. They arrived in the early afternoon on Boxing Day, stayed for dinner and the night. Oliver loves…

Video Short: Oliver shows us his “Flirty” face
Video Short: Oliver shows us his "Flirty" face

It hasn’t happened too often yet but every once in a while, Oliver comes up with something that just makes us belly laugh over and over again. This is just one of those instances…