Thursday afternoon, after our 4 o’clock walk and before dinner, Sam and Ella went into the bathroom to play. I heard the water running, and knew there would be a mess, but I was tired and just wanted a little quiet time to check my e-mail in peace. So I ignored them. Samantha came running out of the bathroom and told me Ella had cut her hair.
I looked, but couldn’t see any hair missing. I asked her to point and she showed me three spots and I still couldn’t see any missing. I went to the bathroom and this is what I saw
I looked at Ella. Her hair was soaked because she had wet it to cut it (just like I do). She looked like this,
I asked her what she had done. She showed me by grabbing a clump of hair and cutting. Aaack!
As I combed her hair to try to see what the damage was, clumps came out. She had cut one half of her bangs, really short, and cut pieces out all over the rest of her head pretty short too. So, I had to even it out, like this,
A friend of mine once said there’s no reason to bother taking kids to get their hair cut professionally. They don’t get that good of haircuts, might as well save the money and do it yourself. Besides, their little, if their hair looks janky, who cares? Well, Ella, my dear, your hair looks janky.