Raise your hand if you have a busy, wiggly, adorable toddler! [raising my hand]
Raise your hand if your busy, wiggly, adorable toddler refuses to sit long enough for you to style her hair. [raising both my hands]
I have some advice. And it's what has worked for us. Here it goes:
1. Turn on cartoons.
2. Be quick.
Really. My daughter's best hair day is a day that cartoons are playing, I'm fulling prepared (spray bottle of water, comb, hair ties a plenty, etc.) and I flip, twist, part and tie like I'm racing the clock. Which I sort of am.
My daughter will be 2 next month and I started doing her hair early. Granted, she came out of the womb with a mop that made John Stamos jealous, BUT she had a headband on her head from day 2. Literally.
Also, as soon as her hair was long enough for a ponytail you bet I was using baby-safe hair ties and working that sprout. My girl is no stranger to her mama
I've taken pics the last few months and gathered my top 10 favorite go-to hairstyles I have fashioned for Miss C. They're all quick, simple and using the rules above should produce cute "keep that hair outta your face, last all day until naptime" hairstyles for any toddler with enough hair.
Please excuse a couple that are blurry. She sits still for the styling, but I can only ask so much of her when I need to document.
10 Simple Toddler Hairstyles
11. When all else fails, there's always the Alfalfa. My personal favorite during bath time. #momscanenjoybathtimetoo