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Monday, October 11, 2010

Chop! Chop!

About a month or so ago, we decided it was time to take the girls in for a haircut. And, since most people have a hard time telling the two apart, I decided to have each of their hair cut in a different style. Reilly had about 4 inches cut off and Aiden had about 6 1/2 inches cut off...Roo liked it until she saw that Aiden's was shorter and she kept saying " hair isn't short enough."   I figured she would forget about in a day or two and not think twice about having longer hair.

Well...I was wrong. Today, the girls decided to play a game of "chop! chop!"...which basically entailed taking my kitchen sheers, hiding in their tent that we had made earlier this morning, and chopping almost ALL of Reilly's hair off. Needless to say, I wasn't as excited as the girls were at the outcome of their "game" meant we had to go off to the salon to have Roo's hair evened out (I am terrified of taking scissors to anyone's hair...based on previous traumatic experiences). An hour and twenty-five bucks later, Roo's hair cut was complete...short, sweet, and done. She's not quite sure if she likes it or's bugging her that she can't tuck her hair behind her ears anymore.

But, that's enough of my are all the before/after/then/now shots of the girls and their stylish new hair cuts. What do you think?

Aiden (L) and Reilly (R) pre-haircuts 

Aiden (L) and Reilly (R) post-haircuts (obviously - they didn't want to cooperate with the camera)

Reilly after her game of "Chop! Chop!" I will admit that Aiden did a pretty good job of snipping Roo's locks...much better than I probably could have done on my own. With the exception of one little super short patch in the back of Reilly's head, most of the hair was cut pretty evenly...especially for a 4 year-old.

And....Roo's new do once the hair stylist was done

What can I say? Never a dull moment with these two...never. 


  1. Oh my goodness...I love her new cut. I think that it's adorable. If I were braver, I might actually try the same cut with my hair. Love you!

  2. I love the short hair on both the girls. So cute, and I LOVE that the girls get into this kind of mischief together. Such good memories.