When I was in college I learned to cut hair. It was more of a money saving skill so I could give my brother free hair cuts. Then I gave them to my friends and boyfriend (now husband). I learned to do it on my own, I eventually learned layers, highlighting and dying as well. I’ve been cutting my husband’s hair for 11 years now. So when I had a son and he needed his first hair cut I got out the clippers thinking, “this will be simple.” Boy oh boy was I ever wrong! If you haven’t ever done it giving a toddler a hair cut can be tough. He squirms, yells when I get near his ears and cries over the itchy hair…
Well after many attempts over his two years of hair cuts we have done many things to try and make the process less painful. Here is what works for my son and I best, especially when daddy isn’t home to help hold him. The tub. Yep, that’s my big secret. I put him in the tub, trim his hair in there, vacuum it up and then rinse and bathe him all in one spot!
Then the vacuuming. He likes to help, the second pic is his hand holding the vacuum hose 🙂 I make it a game, how fast can Noah get up all the hair?!
This is a before picture, his hair was getting scruffy.
This is a picture after the bathtub hair cut 🙂 I think he is pretty handsome in both pictures!
Also I only use trimmers with a guard on him. He moves around a lot and I’m too afraid to have sharp scissors around my precious squirmy boy’s head. Well thanks for stopping by!