September 3, 2010

The Wolfman's Brother

surfer hair ::sigh::

See that fly away feathery beachy surfer flip on his left side? That is
was my favorite.


Hubs took the clippers to Gray's luscious locks last night.

Of course I had some say, but by the time I ran upstairs to protest, the razor was plugged in and bzzzing away an inch from his head. Everyone was crowded around him in the bathroom; it was the excitement of the night (he begged for Daddy to do it) and I just had to go along with it. Wah wah.


GONE

If it's just hair, then why do I miss it so much?

Also.

Isn't he crazyhandsome?



We're having a yard sale today and instead of a lemonade stand he's been asking people if they want to feel his head.

(I am his number 1 customer.)




p.s. according to Blogger, this is my 2,000th post!


27 comments:

  1. My almost 14 month old has an unruly, often sticky shock of auburn hair on his head that my husband has been asking if he could cut.

    I say no and then try not to weep at the prospect. He's my only boy and he's a baaaaaby!

    Though, when he sticks his hands in his hair after eating and the sides puff out, he looks a lot like Grandpa Munster...

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  2. Oh my gosh! He IS handsome. He looks SO much older!

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  3. Maybe your title got me thinking before seeing the picture, but he does look a lot like Liev Shreiber (sp?), who did play Wolverine's brother in the XMen Origins movie. It almost hurts my heart to see him look so much older - I've been watching him grow up on your blog.

    Sweet boy.

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  4. We had a similar experience with my son. Hubby shaved his hair off, almost bald. I was very upset, but went along with it. Then Dad took him out four-wheeling all day. When he returned his head was so sun burned! Poor baby :(

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  5. WOW!! What a difference a little buzz makes. I LOVE the feel of a freshly clipped noggin.

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  6. I'm one of your lurkers. You don't know me. I found you through Ruhiyyih's blog.
    I've had an emotional and semi-depressing kind of morning (pregnancy hormones don't help) and the comment about the yard sale and your son asking people to touch his head made me laugh OUT LOUD! And I needed it!
    Thank you!
    -Mandy

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  7. First, congrats on the 2K mark! :)

    Second, my mom or my hubs has to take Nate, the baby, for hair cuts, because I won't do it. When it gets a little long, it gets these whispy little waves to it and he looks like a beach blonde cherub. I can't cut it. Literally.

    Also, it doesn't help that when they get their haircuts, they look less like our babies and more like our big boys. Time goes by too quick.

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  8. Awww, he's gorgeous! I usually cry when DH cuts the kids hair too short! Unfortunately the buzz cuts are the right price and much harder to mess up than a scissor cut!

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  9. How is it possible that a haircut turns them into such big boys? I posted on the very same thing today. Handsome either way, that one.

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  10. 2,000th post? WOAH GIRL!! Congrats! :)

    He looks adorable either way. But, I can totally see why you miss it... :)

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  11. fuzzy head! That is what I call my boys when they get their buzz cuts. Although at 13 and 11 they are not to thrilled with me feeling their heads. But I tell them that part of being the mom, I get too!

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  12. Wow! He looks so different! I'm afraid my husband will do this to our kids too someday...he keeps his hair at a one and I give him the haircuts :)

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  13. (she said this isn't who it would be if it wasn't who it is.)

    and he's still pretty darn cute, steph.

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  14. congrats on 2000 posts! I thought over 400 was a lot!

    Also? your son is unbelievable handsome! With or without the hair!

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  15. It must grow back.
    I would live in fear that the flip would never come back.
    Am I making you panic?
    Sorry.
    I've seen it happen.
    How is a little boy going to smell like a dirty dog if he doesn't have any hair? (Although I'm sure they manage it just fine.)

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  16. He looks so handsome but I can see why you would miss his surfer hair.

    Now I have to ask was he charging for rubs to the head?

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  17. He is such a handsome little guy!
    I freaked out after we buzzed Fynn's hair earlier this summer... I haven't touched it since!

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  18. I had a panic attack reading this because I think I have to cut Tommy's hair soon, but also, I don't think I can.
    Gray, however, looks so gorgeous with his new look. His eyes are stunning.

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  19. First reaction - waaaaahhh don't do it!!! Second reaction - I love that just cut buzz feel - my guys know that they have to line up for a couple of days just so I can feel their heads, even if they don't look like my kids!!!
    And then thirdly... Well done on 2000 posts - what a lot of wonderful hard work you have done - thank-you!!! I really appreciate all your blogging!!!

    Meanwhile we are so desperate for haircuts and I keep putting them off - I do have a hairy story: http://www.se7en.org.za/2008/08/22/home-truths-se7en-haircuts

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  20. I'm pretty firm about never wanting to cut Gretchen hair -- she hasn't got much at the moment. And I hope to leave it be FOREVER ^_^

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  21. Hooray for 2000! And he is a handsome little dude! And I *lovelove* the new babywearing blogger button!!

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  22. OMGosh he looks like he aged just with his haircut!! He is cute with both. In a few years you are gonna have to beat the girls back with a broom :)

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  23. Gray is such a handsome guy! It doesn't matter what his hair looks like, but I have serious issues with cutting Henry's hair, too. It's just that his long, hippie locks make him look so little...like he's still my baby (well 4 IS still kind of a baby, right?)

    Congrats on your 2000th post, Steph! I'm so happy to have found your blog; it enriches my life in every way. I'm so happy for you and your success.

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  24. 2,000 outstanding posts. Congrats. Your blog is one of my very favorites (and it always will be).

    I can see why you miss his surfer locks, but...you're right. He is crazy-handsome - both ways.

    stephanie@metropolitanmama.net

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