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greyautumnrain
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Pigtails
I declare today the day of hair-themed posts about the kids.

Warren has declared that he does not like me putting Margaret's hair in "little girl" hairdos. One of the very reasons I wanted a little girl was to do cute things with her hair when she would tolerate it. Please feel free to comment on the subject.

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chenoameg From: chenoameg Date: October 26th, 2010 03:02 am (UTC) (Link)
She looks adorable.

What doesn't Warren like about girly hairdos?
firstfrost From: firstfrost Date: October 26th, 2010 03:15 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm certainly puzzled by this! Is it the "little" he doesn't like, as opposed to the "girly"? Margaret certainly seems to love the bows and flowers and ruffles, in her hair and elsewhere...
mijven From: mijven Date: October 26th, 2010 03:46 am (UTC) (Link)
I lean towards whatever Margaret's opinion is. If she's not consistently taking them out, and keeping age-appropriate track of them herself, why not?

Of course, understand this is from someone who's been letting her kids dress themselves for years now, be that pajamas under regular clothes for preschool or shorts-until-I-hide-the-things or the weirdest combination of colors ever. :)
psychohist From: psychohist Date: October 26th, 2010 07:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
I think this photo accurately reflects Margaret's opinion of pigtails:

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That, my friend, is the expression of a very small person who, despite her youth, understands perfectly well when her parents are objectifying her as a toy, rather than treating her as the mature, intelligent adult that she so obviously is.


Edited at 2010-10-26 07:29 pm (UTC)
greyautumnrain From: greyautumnrain Date: October 26th, 2010 10:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, I have to admit that you may be right about that. She pulled the pigtails out shortly after I took the photos.
twe From: twe Date: October 27th, 2010 12:28 am (UTC) (Link)
She doesn't look particularly unhappy, but she does look like she has a runny nose.
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