Doing Her Sister’s Hair

Maura (2+) doesn’t let me brush her hair or add a barrette or bow when I visit.  And if you get a band in she is likely to pull it out.  I went upstairs to see how we were coming along on getting ready to load up the car. Drive to Laura’s and James’  for the 4th of July.  Anna(7+) was brushing and putting Maura’s hair into a ponytail. This is never an easy task.

Anna had just set the pink brush on the bench.  And Maura was sitting there with her feet dangling. Looking in the mirror.     I thought it best to get them unaware. No time to clear up the background.  Just shoot.   After a few minutes, Anna turns to me and said “She is my WORST customer.”

( The tattoo is temporary!)

16 thoughts on “Doing Her Sister’s Hair

  1. Do all 2+ year olds hate having their hair combed? You were describing Clare to a “T”. What a cute photo! I know you are enjoying being w/ your grandchildren.

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  2. So sweet!!! I am so impressed with Mark and Erika’s “parenting!!” Not to menting your GRAND-parenting 🙂

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  3. That picture is one of a kind. I wish I had had a big sister, especially one who would take care of me like that.

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  4. Way too cute! They are precious and after meeting Mara, I do not klnow how Anna got her to sit still to get her hair done. It was a special occasion! Priceless moments that sisters will love to see when they grow up. What a collection of wonderful family photos you have for them to cherish already!

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