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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pigtails!

When I was pregnant with Claire, I oohed and ahhed over baby dresses and hair bows and ridiculous little sparkly shoes.  I couldn't wait to dress her up!  

Of course, the reality is that she can't crawl when she's wearing a dress so I always end up using a hair tie to pull it back, she rips out her head bands and hair clips as soon as I put them on, and I can't even keep her still long enough to get shoes on her feet (let alone hope that she'll actually keep them on!).  She spends most of her days in a t-shirt and a diaper.  

But this last week, I realized that she finally has enough hair for...PIGTAILS!


My pigtail-making skills are lacking, and Claire's not one for sitting still.  But we managed, and holy cow, does she look cute.  

I couldn't keep my pigtail excitement to myself and had to share.  

Moms of Girls - please tell me it gets easier with practice!  Seriously, I have *nothing* when it comes to styling hair (all I can do to my own hair is straighten it).  I feel like I have to step up my game now!




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At July 11, 2012 at 7:25 AM , Blogger Rj and Jessie said...

She is too cute!

 
At July 11, 2012 at 9:21 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

Thank you! :)

 
At July 13, 2012 at 9:14 PM , Blogger Heidi Meinecke-Smith said...

She is ADORABLE!!! I also am a mom with zero hair-styling skills! With two daughters am I freaking out a bit about their hair as they get older. Of course, both girls were born with almost NO hair and my two-year-old still only has about as much as your little cutie. She is only now starting to let me put clips in to keep her hair out of her face, headbands if they are soft and she forgets they are there. Keep us posted on how your hair "battles" go!

 
At July 14, 2012 at 12:01 PM , Blogger Carrie said...

Oh don't worry, I will for sure keep you updated on this - for the laughs if nothing else!

I look forward to when she's a bit older and I can at least reason with her to keep her hair clips in (because I can at least make those look cute!).

 

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