…To Be A Dad.

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Fresh afresh

November 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments · first, food, local, lucy, oliver, photo

When Oliver was not yet a toddler, I used to take him for toast on Saturday mornings at a local cafe called “Fresh”. This morning we returned, but now of course with his little sister in tow. Surprisingly, given that we haven’t been there since he was a toddler, he remembered the place. He ate […]

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A rite of passage

September 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · bedtime, boys, first, oliver, sleep

A few weeks ago I mentioned that Oliver has now reached both a height and a level of dexterity that caused me to fix the toilet seats in our house such that they stay upright and he can stand up to pee. He has taken to this like a duck to water (so to speak). […]

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First day at Nursery

September 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments · first, nursery, oliver

Oliver started at his new Nursery today. He was a happy chappy as he headed off for the 1 hour introductory session. He has been to a playgroup there regularly in the past so the venue was nothing new. He a bit surprised to be going upstairs as he has never been up there before. […]

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First hair cut

November 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment · first, hair, hair-cut

This afternoon we took Oliver to have his hair cut for the first time. He had his very own appointment at Brendan Parr hairdressers in Heaton Moor. He sat quite happily and was well-behaved though not exactly still during his new experience. His hair has been very long at the back: he’s had quite a […]

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Walking: it’s the way forward

October 26th, 2006 · 1 Comment · first, first steps, walking

This morning before I left for work Hayley saw Oliver walk without prompting across the room for the first time. He was standing up against the coffee table and decided to go and see Mummy who was sitting against the sofa. But instead of dropping to all fours and crawling as he usually would, he […]

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