“My First Haircut”

Sam's Ponytail

This is how much I cut off!

With all the excitement of the election, I thought I’d blog about something a little less volatile.

Since we don’t have a lot of money, I’ve given myself a haircut, and it didn’t come out all that bad. Tonight, my daughter said she wanted her hair cut short, like mine. I think I asked her if she was sure for about half an hour before I actually did it. Yup, I put her hair in a ponytail and cut it. πŸ˜€

It’s about 12 inches long!! Her hair is super short now; I think it’s even shorter than mine (and I keep cutting mine!). She looks SO different, but she’s so freakin’ cute!! I thought she was going to cry her eyes out after I cut it because it is just so much shorter than it was, but she absolutely loves it.

I’m so relieved!!

The Process

Sam's New Haircut

Sam’s new haircut. Isn’t she cute??

I have no idea how to cut hair, well.. I have some idea, but I (unfortunately) didn’t have enough time to do it right (I can always fix it right?). So I put her hair back in a ponytail and cut it off (see above photo!).

After I cut the ponytail, I put vitamin E in her hair to condition it since we had just washed it, ran the brush through it, and then I evened it out a bit. It still needs to be evened out, and styled a bit, but you wouldn’t be able to tell that by her reaction and enthusiasm. She was bouncing all over the place!! Then she sat on the couch and said the “all this election stuff made me tired.” Right, it was the election, not all the bouncing around! πŸ˜€

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