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Don't laugh but he was about 8 or 9 months old. He had certainly had at least one haircut by the time I took him to visit my family at 9 and a half months. He had so much hair though of the thick, straight, wont curl up or under variety that if I didn't I swear to god he would have had a bob by one year old!!!
(Yet my daughter has thin wispy annoying non-hair at nearly 2 years old grrrr)
Let him have a cut if its becoming a problem. Some kids suit longer hair some dont (boy or girl) so its certainly not "too early"...
I've taken DS1 since he was 12 months. He's not always been keen (massive understatement - he hates any sort of change) but really, you book an apt..take him along, the hairdresser cuts while you hold him down, read him a book and feed him skips simultaneously. Job done.
But where have they gone dear Reality, where? Is it like the other sock and the teaspoons and we shall never know or is it more p and q are on a street corner advertising their wares and begging for custom. Enquiring minds need to know.
DS had his first hair cut at 7 months. Lost track of how many at 22 months. We use hairdressers who specialise in young kids (some don't) and only costs £5. I don't buy the whole waiting until full moon before cutting madness.
My dd had her first haircut (by me) at about 2 and then every 2-3 months I would trim the dead ends off after she'd had a bath (hence it looking very wonky). Her first hairdressers haircut was this year (she's 4), she was actually the one asking for her hair to be cut at the hairdresser's, it was just a case of getting round to it. Will probably have it cut just before she starts in reception in September.
DS was about 14 months old. He used to go to the barbers to watch his dad(one of those proper barbers with the chairs and the staff dress in bow-ties and waistcoats). He went quite a few times to watch and get used to the idea. When it was his turn he was quite relaxed.They put a board seat across the arms to raise him.And the 'Batman' cape. He always got a little toy car from Woolies.Now he gets a donought.
I took him when he was 2.6 and the barber commented on how well behaved he was.Apparently one mum just sat there while her DS kicked him in the balls-ouch
Babyrose - DS always used to come with me to my hairdressers and when his hair was hanging in his eyes (he was probably just over a year) he was quite comfortable with my stylist giving it a trim (they never charged me extra).
It's really not a huge deal.
We now take him to the barbers (he's 7) as they give out lollies