Mom Hair

I need a haircut. Like, badly. I’ve only had one in the seven months since Hannah was born and that was only a trim back in August.

My hair looks okay, but in the past I was a cut or dye addict. As in, I would get bored and either cut in my own bangs, get a crazy chop or get a box of red dye and go to town.

hair, long, need a haircut

The closest my hair has been to natural in 14 years

I have no idea what I want, aside from a drastic change. I do have one fear though- the dreaded Mom Hair. All too often you see a new mother give up their locks for an easy, no muss chop that their baby doll won’t yank.

I’ll admit, it sounds appealing, but that leads to trouble. Before I searched for something I actually like, I Googled “mom hair” and got some less than inspiring results.Recently Updated2

Sure, there were some really great cuts in there.Recently Updated1


But those require a lot of maintenance, and I am a fan of rolling out of bed, into the shower and out the door with a minimal blow dry in between.

Finally,I found inspiration. In my own Facebook photos no less!

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Me, winter 2010. It looked good, it was easy, and it grew out well. Needless to say, these were the photos I brought to the salon.

( Yes, brought. Printed and physically brought because I don’t have a phone with Facebook anymore. The Horror!)


I got this. I love it. My pictures suck.




But, dammit, I don’t look like Justin Beiber. And when that happens, it’s a good day.


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