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Missing Freddie

September 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments · bathtime, hayley, laughter, music, oliver, play, reflections

This evening as Oliver sat in the bath he asked me to “play that song, the one on the computer, you sing it”. Puzzled I tried to get him to tell me more. “You know”, he said, before singing ” ‘to Hayley Anne my beautiful wife’ “. To my surprise he meant the song I […]

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Fatherhood Friday – Fun and games

May 21st, 2010 · 6 Comments · bathtime, bedtime, laughter, lucy, oliver, play, work

As a working Dad, putting the kids to bed is more than just a utilitarian activity, it is an opportunity to have fun with my kids after I haven’t seen them for most/all of the day. This may not always be the best way to settle them down, but it certainly brings us some laughter. […]

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Curly Girly

January 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · bathtime, bedtime, hair, lucy

Lucy can be fiercely independent. It’s already well documented that she stomps around the house as if she owns it and appropriates whatever toy she might see Oliver playing with if she feels like it. But this week she has added to these displays of assertiveness. Firstly when I put her to bed the other […]

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When daddy’s in charge

September 24th, 2008 · No Comments · bathtime, lucy, oliver

Hayley has been on a course tonight. Consequently daddy was is sole charge of getting both little darlings bathed and into bed. To speed things up I let them clean their teeth in the bath, though Oliver did it properly again after his milk. Oliver decided to play up at the worst moment, just as […]

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Like clockwork

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments · bathtime, lucy, oliver

Around bathtime I tend to put the radio on, tuned to Radio 4. I like to get the kids in the bath before The Archers theme tune comes on at around 7.02pm. That way I know they’ve had about a quarter of an hour by the time the music plays at its conclusion. It’s all […]

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