Friday, January 20, 2012

Amelie's New Look

Kate has been threatening for several months to chop off Amelie's hair. Actually following through with it has been another matter. To put it bluntly, her hair was beautiful.  Everybody we told that we were going to cut it gave us grief. Of course, they did not have to deal with taking care of it. Washing it has been an ordeal, usually involving screaming in the shower. And she has not been crazy about letting me fix it in the morning. (That is an understatement.)  Well, Kate finally found a place not called Cookie Cutters that specialized in kids and...

Before...




After...

We were worried that she would be upset, so we kept talking it up telling her she was getting it cut like a couple of the older girls she likes that live down the street. But we didn't need to worry because she was so proud. (Look at that grin!) She kept admiring herself in the mirror and talking about how pretty she looked. And it did indeed turn out super cute!



3 comments:

Suellen said...

Holy Cow does she look even more like Kate now. (And about 5 years older!)

Cathy said...

Adorable! It really does make her look more like mama, and quite mature. No fair.

Joe Weber said...

When they returned from the salon I said something to the effect of, "Holy Cow, she looks even more like you and it makes her look older!" to Kate.