Posted by: bourbonmama | 27/07/2009

All Grown Up

Today, I let go of my baby.  Nate got his first haircut.
Before

Before

He threw a fit, right there in the middle of the barber shop floor.  All those old men just staring at me and my convulsive toddler.  I almost left, but I knew that if I didn’t go through it now, then it’d take a while before I’d try again.  So, we went outside and walked up and down the sidewalk until it was our turn.  The salt-n-pepper haired man, who reminded me of my dad, smiled at me, “First haircut?”
“Yep,” I said with a nervous smile. 
“Don’t worry, he’s still your baby,” he reassured me as he got the booster seat out of the corner.  I lifted Nate into the seat, and he laughed at being so high up.   
  
During

During

And, then, I started blubbering, as I watched my baby turn into a little boy.
After

After

Oh, and that last post, we’re gonna ignore that like we’re ignoring the schmutz on my wall behind Nate’s highchair.  But, thanks for listening to me.

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  1. Ohhhh….Did you keep some of it for his baby book?

    • Of course!


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