Baby Dude’s First Big Boy Hair Cut

“Mama, I pit ewe fwowaz!” (Baby Dude speak for “I picked you flowers.”)

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

And then, as if on cue, he says “Cheese!”

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

He goes to give them to me, “Here, mama!”

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

But then kneels, holding onto his precious gifts for me a while longer.

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

That’s okay. I kept snapping the camera, as I watched his teeny hands playing with my dandelions. It became all too apparent to me, while I did, that he was in desperate need of a hair cut. See?

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

He must’ve sensed what I was thinking, because at that moment, he looked up, proving to me just how badly he needed a hair cut.

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

“Hey Dude, do you want a hair cut?”

The look on his face was all the answer I needed. Looks something along the lines of, you wanna do… WHAT!?!!

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

Oh gosh, my heart!! This is my new favorite picture. Not only because of that smile, but because it now immortalizes his hair the way it was “before” …

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

And for the “after” picture??

toddler Baby Dude first boy hair cut

He’s still my baby with those dreamy eyes. He’s just got considerably less “party” goin’ on in the back end.  Proof…

toddler Baby Dude first boy hair cut

Much better, don’t you think? But still painful. My baby’s growing up. First haircuts are hard, man. But thank you for my flowers, Baby Dude.

toddler Baby Dude picking flowers

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