Flippin Clippers

grrrrrr…
Is a haircut really such a big deal?
yes.
I KNOW!
It’s just…we get to this point where it is TOTALLY time to either trim or braid or something.
They HATE combing/brushing…anything.
ok.
I get it.
I retired the clippers to Kirby.
The first cut was $7.
I gave a nice tip because he spent a long time on their hairs.
They looked GOOOD!
Next time I went back the cut was $14.
No big deal…still looked good.
Last time we went there it was over $20 and that was it.
Time to dust of my clippers.
I have a little one (really nice to maneuver) with a wide variety of guards.
Then there is this big fella…only two guards. REEEEAAALLLY long or REALLLLLY short.
BB does not like haircuts…never has.
MC doesn’t mind…but he is VERY particular.
Then he has to get used to it for a few days.
Today was haircut day. I let them choose trim or cut.
BB wasn’t too bad, but the clippers were acting sort of funny.
The little ones weren’t really cutting, and the big one was either too short or too long.
We trimmed up BB with the too long but he looks good.
Then it’s time for MC.
Sometimes he goes with a mohawk, but that needs to be on a Friday night so he forgets about it by Monday morning…too silly at school.
I’m thinking a fade might do the trick.
I start working on his hair…I bet I switched guards and clippers no less than 10 times!!!
Nothing was working!
I even used a comb and was going to cut with NO guard (brave, aren’t I?).
I went to Sally to get either different guard sizes for the big one or a new blade for the smaller one (NO I didn’t bring the clippers with me…I guessed – wrong).
It took FOREVER and MC and I were both over it.
I had to finish though.
A little here, a little there…free hand to blend it just right on top and smooth it all out.
It might be the best haircut I have ever given him.
I’m worn out!
He’s happy.
We’re good.

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About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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