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14/11/2013 at 09:59
I'm finally biting the bullet & getting Isobelle's haircut for the 1st time. It's getting quite long & we've got an underwater photo shoot next week & all I can see is that her hair will be in her eyes. I phoned today & they have an appointment this afternoon. She's 21 months & will sometimes sit still but any tips & advice to make it easier would be gratefully received! She loves books so I was thinking of taking a few books for us to look at whilst she gets it cut but then she may just be happy to watch what is happening.
14/11/2013 at 10:17
My LO wasn't keen (but she doesn't like her hair being brushed normally tho). She wouldn't sit in chair and kept walking around. The hairdresser was lovely - gave her a brush to 'brush mummy's hair' and followed her round carefully snipping away - they even ended sitting on floor together at one point!
14/11/2013 at 10:18
Oh all the mirrors help - toddlers looooove admiring themselves. LOL
14/11/2013 at 10:22
Can she play or watch something on your phone/iPad? That works with Alex. We had lots of tears at his first few haircuts though. Good luck!
14/11/2013 at 11:01
I don't have a smart phone so that doesn't work. She's not overly keen on having her hair combed but is better if she has her own comb so I might take 1 of her combs with me. Will just have to see what mood she is in, it's not till 3 so hopefully she'll have a nice long nap before!
14/11/2013 at 11:19
Does she have a doll with hair that you could take do she could brush her dolls hair at the same time?
W is 23 months (not had her hair cut yet though!) but she loves colouring in at the moment. She will happily sit for ages with a colouring book and crayons so maybe try that? Or some picture books?
14/11/2013 at 11:41
I think I might take a lot of things in a bag just in case! She has a doll but it has woollen hair so you can't brush it. Might take crayons and a colouring book though as she also loves colouring.
Thanks for all the ideas ladies
14/11/2013 at 22:29
She sat still the whole time! & I didn't need any of my bag of toys & books (or the apple!).
Before & after photos!
15/11/2013 at 05:35
What a cutie! And a well behaved cutie at that :)
15/11/2013 at 08:50
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