How To Cut Baby’s Hair

Ayden was born with a lot of hair just like his korkor Ethan. And just like his big brother, we did not shave their hair off during their fullmoon celebration. For Ethan, we brought him to my hairdresser to get his very first hair cut and it was such a horrifying experience with him ‘eating’ much hair!

That’s why with Ayden, I decided to cut his hair myself. Last week, while he was ‘milk drunk’ I quickly took a pair of scissors and started snipping. Actually it’s best to cut baby’s hair when they are asleep as babies moved the least when they are sleeping. But to me when the baby is sleeping is the most precious time as I rushed to complete house chores then so I use the time when Ayden is ‘milk drunk’ to quickly finish off this task. 

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Half asleep, he is not very aware of what is going on around him. I grabbed his hair between my two fingers and started snipping. That way, I won’t accidentally graze his scalp or ear in case he suddenly moves.

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That’s quite a lot of hair I snipped off.

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Gave him a bath after the haircut and he looked much ’rounder’ with shorter hair! My little ball Ayden. Looking at his expression I don’t think he loves his new hairstyle. Haha!

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    I think Ayden was looking at you, wishing to tell his mom: i want a hairstyle that looks like justin bieber la!


    Merryn Reply:

    Aiyer pls lah…


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    i never cut my previous two on Fullmoon. Both done by my CL. But this time I choose to snip some hair off Jamie. Actually pretty hard as he cried and resisted. I just trim some at the back and sides as he has a lot of hair. Then hubby’s aunt (who is the nanny) brought him to salon and shave his head. ;)


    Merryn Reply:

    Yeah, maybe coz that time Jamie is wide awake that’s why it is quite difficult.


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    Merryn Reply:

    Hehe.. thank you Sue Ann ^_^


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    wow Merryn, you are so brave, if I were you definitely my hand will shake like nobody!


    Merryn Reply:

    Choi Yen,

    I am used to cut Ethan’s hair. 6 years dy. The only difference now is cutting a baby’s hair, smaller head.. :D


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    Good job mommy! I just leave my babies hair to grow..hehe..girls hair no need to trim as often as boys.


    Merryn Reply:

    Mummy Gwen, you did a good job cutting Faith’s hair too :)


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    Ayden looks handsome after the hair cut!


    Merryn Reply:

    Aww.. thanx Hayley :)


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    Aiyo….Looks good lah. And boy his hair is so black and thick…. Geram.


    Merryn Reply:

    Come and touch his hair, you’ll lagi geram! Haha.. :D


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    Ayden is so cute when he’s milk drunk! Wonder who is cuter – Ayden or Ethan? :D


    Merryn Reply:

    Hehe… Both are equally cute to me ^_^


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    Awww, he is super duper cute!! Really feel like cuddling him now!!


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    They say first time cut, must keep the hair, right or not? Whatever for, I also don’t know.


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