Monday, April 4, 2011

The Mother - Daughter Paradigm

I was very, very brave.


She was fearless.

30 comments:

Kate said...

I have prickly skin right up and down my body.
Huge love to you gorgeous Mama. X

Wendy said...

Wow!

Tas said...

I can relate on the level that my 3year old cut her own hair last week and she now has a fringe halfway back to cover up the "do". It will take her hair longer to recover than it took me. I now actually have days where I look at her new style and think "nice" That is one long pony tail!

Vic said...

*gasp!*

Sherri B. said...

I am sure you just heard a gasp all of the way down I-5! When I saw the picture, an electrical jolt went through my entire body. You were both very brave to do this and I understand that every young lady needs to have a new look on occasion. It will be much easier and cooler when summer comes and I bet she looks just adorable in her new fresh hair-do. Bless your heart, you are a very good mommy to do such a hard thing. xo

Michelle said...

Oh my, Oh my...very shocked!!!
I do know there comes a time for such hair raising things...
But it is still always a shock when it happens...

Flaming Nora said...

Gulp. Did you cry? I did when the ginger one first had his flowing locks cut SHORT, Mummy I want it SHORT.
You brave brave lady. xxx

Cath @ chunkychooky said...

AHHHH!!! does she love it???

Susan Potter said...

a simple picture and post that says so much - I remember the same with my now grown up daughter with all the changes that they go through

harmony and rosie said...

Eeeeeek ! Show us, show us ..

Terrie said...

Gulp! I think I would've cried! x

Flaming Nora said...

Just found my self back again staring open mouthed at the picture. I guess its like when you just can't help but return to the scene of the crime for another gawp. I guess this is what happens when our babies grow up. Damn and blast it!

greenrabbitdesigns said...

Goodness, I really don't know what to say! You were brave!!
Vivienne x

Colette said...

Oh my!

b r e a t h e . . .

b r e a t h e . . .

I need a lie down.

beck said...

Oh boy, I'm feeling faint. What an amazing post. What an amazing girl!! x

Lindsay Jewell said...

:)

june at noon said...

Oh, my! I hope after all that bravery you're both happy with the results!

Floss said...

Wow! I can't wait for the 'after' picture! I used to love a short bob in the summer when I was here age because there was no tedious drying out after swimming....

Julie said...

Wow! That's a whole lot of hair cut off! I bet she looks just lovely.

Janee Lookerse said...

::::GASP:::: OH....OH MY...OH MY OH MY OH MY... She must be fearless! I was like that once, I had long long hair and chopped it all off and died it black. Oh wow, I couldn't do that now though. The photo is perfect. It looks like a funeral photo, you know the old ones of the bodies in the coffins? Thats what it reminds me of anyways. Its lovely. In a morbid way. But lovely still.

xoxo
Janee
yellowbirdyellowbeard.blogspot.com

Spessartine said...

I remember my mum cutting off my plait like that. This is such a beautiful post. :)

Itchin' Stitchin' said...

I have done this several times for locks of love - It's such a great freeing feeling - like your head is weightless. Pony girl must be loving this feeling. Don't worry it will grow back :)

faeryfay said...

Hooley Dooley! Wow! Very brave!:-) I bet it feels lighter!

lifeshighway said...

Oh my goodness, the bravery of a pony girl. There really does not need to be any more words.

I perfect post.

I would have cried.

Mare said...

WOW....Please tell Pony Girl i just got mine all cut off too! Love to you two!

mel @ loved said...

Oh Wow! That is so brave..x

Bobo Bun said...

I also took in a sharp intake of breath. You're not even talking a few inches here. I'm getting shivers here because my youngest wants to cut her long locks to her shoulders and I'm negotiating it back down inch by inch. Mind you my eldest looks fab with a bob and bad with long hair so I talked her into whipping that off double quick. What a contrary mummy I am.

Can't wait to see how gorgeous she looks with her new style.

X

Tania said...

As the mother of three children born with an extremely dodgy hair growing gene (nine year old has had but two hair trims in her entire life), I am utterly distraught. ALL THAT LOVELY HAIR! I can only imagine that your girl has come over all light-headed...

Janee Lookerse said...

Hi Lola! I just wanted to let you know that I included your photo in my "inspiring images" post today. Thank you so much for sharing!

Here is the link: http://yellowbirdyellowbeard.blogspot.com/2011/04/new-chapter.html

xoxo
Janee
yellowbirdyellowbeard.blogspot.com

diane said...

that is so awesome-did she donate to locks of love?