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21/02/2013 at 13:14
Took J to the Barbers yesterday, and he asked for a grade 3 all over. I let him. Big mistake. H hit the roof last night, he says J looks like a little thug. He does normally have quite long hair, so it is very different, but hair grows, right? It'll grow back soon won't it? He's never had a say in it before, and I didn't see the harm for one cut. I hope it grows quickly though, or it will be mighty quiet in our house with H giving me the silent treatment.!
21/02/2013 at 13:25
Ah don't worry too much, it will grow back pretty quickly. I always worry when I take J to the Barbers that they'll take to much off and the times they have it hasn't took long for it to grow back.
21/02/2013 at 13:34
I really hope it's soon. I hadnt really thought about what other people would think - I know my parents will hate it too. Poor J. Luckily he thinks it is the best thing ever!
21/02/2013 at 13:38
My H has a 2 all over and it grows in really quickly, within a couple of weeks it needs doing again.
I remember when I was doing H's hair and I had it on the wrong guard, I had it on number one and started shaving his hair before I realised so it all had to be a number one, he looked awful, he looked like a convict and his mam and nanna were mortified.
21/02/2013 at 13:41
Oh C as long as J is happy I wouldn't worry. Your H will soon get used to it.
21/02/2013 at 13:42
I don't know what grade 3 looks like, must be quite short? I'm always wary of them cutting N's too short but his ends up looking like a mushroom after a few weeks. His hair grows super fast!
21/02/2013 at 13:53
C has a 2 at the sides, and it grows SO quick.
I do my Dads, he has a 1 all over, and I have to re-do it every 2-3 weeks as it grows super quick.
21/02/2013 at 14:02
I must say I'd hit the roof if H let N have his hair cut in a Grade 3!
21/02/2013 at 14:55
I wouldn't worry about it. What has he said to J about it? I hope he hasn't let on to him that he hates it.
21/02/2013 at 15:02
It'll be long in a week, dont worry! Guess your H just had a shock! If little ones happy, there's no harm done x
21/02/2013 at 16:19
Hep- I'm not sure what came over me, I just thought of all the times there were for him to choose, now would be good -it will have grown before summer photos!
malteser - he hasn't told J he hates it, but he told me he's not going to tell him he likes it if J asks him because he doesnt want him to ever want it again. I am seriously in the dog house. Almost a role reversal, it's normally H who cocks things up, not me! Doh.
21/02/2013 at 16:56
I remember my dad hated a haircut my mum chose for me as a lo, he was beside himself. In all fairness I did look like a boy. My Fran used to complain each time my brother had his cut as she liked it long and wavy. It's hair, it grows. If outsiders could think a child looked like a thug well they are the mad ones. Give it a week or two and get the sides cut leaving the top and it will look great.
21/02/2013 at 18:27
Now I want to see before and after pics!
21/02/2013 at 20:27
Well I cut L's hair with the clippers on a number 3 every couple of months and his thuggish side has yet to appear
Please don't worry if you don't like it, before you know it it will have grown.
21/02/2013 at 22:19
Do you like it? B has a grade 4 all over, has done for ages now. He has naturally spikey hair so it suits him. It grows really fast - to maintain would need cutting 3-4 weeks. I let it get a bit longer though and get it done about every 6 weeks.
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