Generally speaking, Flynn’s baths happen in the evening before bedtime.  Given the early darkening hours of British winter, it’s a rare time when this event happens and it’s light enough in our room to take any decent photos.  However, post-haircut required us to rinse him off to get rid of all the stray, itchy clippings that seems to pervade every chubby little roll we lifted up.

I’m pretty happy with the way these photos turned out, it’s easy to see just how much love this little man gets when viewing these images.

Lucky boy!

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First Haircut

You may have noticed from the one or two images that we’ve shared of Flynn that he has a healthy head of hair on him.  He’s been that way from day 0 and after four and a half months of growing out his lovely locks we decided it was time to tidy him up a bit.

We’re fortunate enough to have a barber across the street from our home so dad popped over to get in the queue and mom brought him over when it was his turn.  After some initial adjustments we finally managed to get the little man into a position where the barber could cut his hair without disturbing him too much.

He was actually very well behaved and sat rather still while his new style was being fashioned.  I was expecting far more crying than what occurred, so mom and dad left the shop feeling very proud of how he handled the whole ordeal.

There are also a couple of videos of process.  I’m still working out how to shoot these videos as well as how to edit them properly so sorry for the roughness.

Hopefully his short new style helps out with the balding that happens at the back and sides of his head where he rubs it against his pillows…

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Spring is Here

With springs hesitant arrival we’ve started to see the daffodils appearing in our local parks and I had constructed in my head this lovely image of our little man sitting (supported of course) amidst the flowers having a lovely time.

What we ended up with was a very concerned looking little boy who wasn’t quite sure what was going on or why mummy and daddy were trying to dump him off in a flower bed.  Here for your enjoyment is what’s essentially the best of a bad situation.  The rest of the images are similar to this, but with a much more displeased expression on our little boss’s face.

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More Tummy Time

You’ll have to forgive me as I know I’ve already made a post full of tummy time photos, but I just think he’s too adorable to keep these photos to myself.  We’re doing tummy time a few times a day now and for longer and longer periods each time.  It won’t be long now before he’s rolling over on his own and propping himself up.  Then it’s a short time before he’s crawling and before we know it he’s going to be asking me for the keys to my car yet again.  

Sorry, I’m getting ahead of myself there.

Flynn’s tummy time prowess also featured in his milestones post, and a few of the extra photos made their way here as I couldn’t keep them hidden either.

You’ll be pleased to know that there’s also a video of the little man in action.  This is unfortunately a pretty good example of what happens when tummy time over laps with tummy grumbles and mommy and daddy don’t react fast enough.

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Flynn’s First Console Launch

I have long been a Nintendo fan boy starting from when my father bought my brother and I the NES back in 1986.  I have since owned every Nintendo home console and quite a few of their hand-held devices as well.  In fact, I currently have a NES, SNES, GameCube and WiiU hooked up to our TV ready to play at a moments notice (the N64 is actually at my office for…work related reasons, and the Wii is in the loft as I can play those games on the WiiU).

While Flynn may be too young to play games with me now, it won’t be long before we’re exploring new worlds and having our imagination sparked together in the same way that my brother and I did when we were kids.

I have been looking forward to Nintendo’s next console release ever since rumors started swirling around a couple of years ago, and it finally released this month.  Flynn got dressed up for the occasion and we managed to stop playing long enough to pose for a photo with the new console.

I’m already anticipating Nintendo’s next console release when Flynn will be old enough to share in my excitement.

ps: sorry the thumbnail images look a bit creepy, portrait oriented images just get the top & bottom whacked off like that…

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Someone Loves His Grandma

One of Flynn’s Christmas presents from his grandpa was a very cute onesie that he finally fits into.  He’s looking very smart in his trousers these days…very grown up!

Also, Flynn has for a week or so now started to communicate via gurgling.  He and I have lengthy chats in his new language of choice, but his mummy is still trying to work it all out and he finds her attempts hilarious!

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